Study Programmes 2016-2017
WARNING : 2015-2016 version of the course specifications
German 1
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Bachelor in economics and business management3
Bachelor in business engineering3
Lecturer :
Marie Mawhin
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
All year long, with partial in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
- the student will learn about the structure of the German language
- the student will acquire a few notions of usual vocabulary in German (how to introduce him self, how to say hello, how to tell wich languages he can speak...)
- the student will learn basic grammar rules (conjugating - present tense, negation of a sentence, numbers, time, ...)
Skills: listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing (grammar / vocabulary).
We will really begin with speaking  in "Allemand 2".
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
The student should reach level A1+ (European Language Portfolio)
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
No one.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
- in the class room: the teacher explains the grammar, introduces the vocabulary, organises exercises about listening and reading comprehension and about grammar and vocabulary.
- every week: home work
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
1 hour / week.
+ home work and online work
Recommended or required readings :
Book: Unternehmen Deutsch Grundkurs Lehrbuch, de Becker / Braunert / Schlenker, éditions Klett.
Lecture notes (Centrale des Cours)
Important information on LOL@ (course website).
Assessment methods and criteria :
Written exam in January (40%):
- listening comprehension (10%), grammar and vocabulary (30%)
Written exam in June (60%):
- listening comprehension (10%), reading comprehension (20%), grammar and vocabulary (30%)

The student who doesn't take all the parts of the exam will become 0/20 as final mark.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Marie Mawhin
04 232 72 75
Office 215, N1 (HEC, rue Louvrex).
Items online :
Allemand 1
Cours en ligne sur Lol@