Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2016/2017
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - GERMAN (L-LIN/14)
Credits: 
9
Year of study: 
1
Teachers: 
GERMANO SERAFINA
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
72

Language

Course description

The course intends to develop and to contemporarily consolidate the acquisition of the four linguistic abilities of communication and written production and oral (Leseverständnis, Hörverständnis, Schriftlicher Ausdruck, Mündlicher Ausdruck). The student must be able to understand texts of base and average difficulty, as to express both in the common language and in the sectorial economic-commercial. Such course intends to develop competences in German language according to a level B1/B2 of the European Common Picture of Reference for the knowledge of the languages.

Prerequisites

The course is turned to beginners, therefore it doesn't ask for any knowledge of base of the German. For the study of the technical texts some knowledges in economy and marketing can be useful.

Syllabus

- phonetics and phonology - grammar of the German language: schwache Verben; starke Verben; trennbare. und untrennbare Verben; Modalverben; Positionsverben; Imperativ; Passiv; Präsens; Perfekt; Präteritum; Futur; das Substantiv; der Artikel; die Pluralbildung; Nominativ; Akkusativ; Dativ; Genitiv; Präpositionen; Personalpronomen, Possessivpronomen, Relativpronomen; Hauptsatz (Satzbau); Nebensatz (Satzbau); Satzklammer; Komparativ und Superlativ. - analysis and use of the semantic fields of daily life: sich vorstellen, sich und andere beschreiben, die Familie, die Interessen und Hobbys, die Bildung, die Reisen, Datum und Uhrzeit, die Stadt, das Einkaufen, die Ernährung. - analysis and close examination of texts related to the German culture. Particular attention will be turned to the followings themes: Arbeitswelt, Finanzwelt, Handel und Verbraucherfragen, Institutionen und Organisationen, Marketing, Tourismus und Gastronomie, Wirtschaft und Politik, Unternehmen und Unternehmensgründung.

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

Material of examination:
Weerning, Mondello, Dies und Das, Grammar of German with exercises, Publishing Cideb 2004.
Bilingual dictionary of German Zanichelli or Sansone.
Texts of German culture given by the teacher.

Other texts of reference:
Catani, Greiner, Pedrelli, Fertig, Los!, vol. 1 and vol. 2, Zanichelli 2011.
Sekulski, Drabich, Infos, vol. 1 and vol. 2, Pearson 2014.
G. Volgnandt, D. Volgnandt, Exportwege neu 2 - Kursbuch: Sprachniveau A1/A2. Wirtschaftdeutsch, Schubert Verlag.

Learning assessment

The examination consists in a written test and in a conversartion in German.
The written test, of the duration of a hour, consists in exercises on the grammar, the written comprehension and the production in German language.
Speaking (2 parts):
Part 1: conversation in German about matters of daily life.
Part 2: understanding and discussion of one or more articles analyzed during the course (to the teacher's choice at the moment of examination).
The written test intends to verify the acquisition of the grammar and the lexicon.
The oral test, articulated in two parts, aims to verify the abilities of understanding and of speaking in German.

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