Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 version of the course specifications
German 2
Duration :
80h Th
Number of credits :
Bachelor in economics and business management7
Bachelor in business engineering7
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 :
IMPORTANT: teaching language = French!!!
Learning common + business German (basic grammar + basic vocabulary + developing the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing).
Table of contents:

  • Erster Kontakt
  • Besucher kommen
  • Leute (Familie, Hobbys)
  • Bedarf, Bestellung, Kauf
  • Im Büro und unterwegs
  • Namen, Zahlen, Daten,Fakten
  • Auf Stellensuche

  • conjugation: present, imperative, perfect
  • (in)separable verb prefixes
  • modal verbs
  • article words and pronouns: nominative, accusative, dative
  • sentence structure
  • numbers
  • main prepositions
  • time specification and statement of place
  • comparative and superlative degree
  • adjective declension
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
In connection with the KLOs, this course aims to help the students:
- to communicate efficiently in German, taking into account the multicultural and international features of their environment;
- to be curious and rigorous.
At the end of the year, the student should be able to communicate orally and in writing in German at the European level A2+/B1-. He should be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance, to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters and to describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
European Language Portfolio
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
European level A1 for listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing.
More details: see ""Allemand 1", LANG 1905-1.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
In the class room:
  • discovering several chapters of the book (vocabulary, grammar)
  • listening comprehension
  • oral exercises
Home work:
  • grammar and vocabulary exercises (for example on Lol@: online exercises)
  • reading comprehension exercises
  • written exercises
We'll regularly use multimedia engineering.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
In the class room: 3 hours / week during the whole year.
+ on line exercises and home work.
Recommended or required readings :
Unternehmen Deutsch: Grundkurs Lehrbuch. Becker / Braunert / Schlenker. (Klett).
Lecture notes (inclusive basic vocabulary) (Centrale des Cours, rue Louvrex)

  • dictionary, for example Harrap's or Langenscheidt (or on line dictionary, for example )
  • maybe a grammar, for example Henri Bouillon's or Dreyer-Schmitt's
Assessment methods and criteria :
Exam in January and June.
60% for the written exam:
  • listening comprehension (20%)
  • writing (10%)
  • grammar and vocabulary (30%)
40% for the oral exam (incl. reading comprehension and student participation in the classroom).

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.
Office 215, building N1 (rue Louvrex), 2nd floor.
Phone: +32 4 232 72 75.
Items online :
Allemand 2
On line course on the platform Lol@.