University of Liege | Version française
Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 12/05/2015
LANG1909-1  German 2

Duration :  80h Th
Number of credits :  
Bachelor degree in Economics and Management, 2nd year7
Bachelor degree in Business Engineering, 2nd year7
Lecturer :  Marie Mawhin
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
All year long, with partial in January
Course 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 course :  
ILOs: speaking another foreign language than English (level B2 at the end of second master); communicating orally and in writing in German.
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
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
European level A1 for listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing.
More details: see ""Allemand en auto-apprentissage guidé", 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.
+ on line exercises and home work.
Recommended or required readings :  
Unternehmen Deutsch: Grundkurs Lehrbuch. Becker / Braunert / Schlenker. (Klett).
Langenscheidt: Vocabulaire allemand de base.
  • 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@.


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