GERMAN LANGUAGE II

GERMAN LANGUAGE II

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Code
61300
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA

8 credits during the 2nd year of 10177 MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION (LM-52) GENOVA

8 credits during the 1st year of 10177 MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION (LM-52) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/14
LANGUAGE
German
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
Annual
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

GERMAN MORPHOLOGY, SYNTAX AND LEXIS

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

- learning target of the class is to reach the B1 level described in the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment (CEFR) in German language

- to have a good command of the different procedures of word formation in German language

- to be able to operate morphological analysis of compositions and derivations

- to master the flexion of nouns, verbs and adjectives in German language

- to know the structure German sentences and syntactic phrases

- to be able to operate syntactic analysis of complex paratactic and hypotactic sentence constructions

- acquisition of knowledge about the main syntactical theories

- acquisition of basic knowledge about linguistic semantics and lexicology / lexicography of German language

PREREQUISITES

Language level A2 in German language is required for participation.

Teaching methods

The theory lectures (30 lessons, 2nd semester) will be accompanied during the whole academic year by practical language exercises (100 lessons, yearlong). The language classes begin on October 1, 2018; time schedules, programs, instructors and auditoriums will be published in Aulaweb and will be announced on the websites of the single instructors in September 2018.

Lecture accompanied by language exercises

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

In the theory class students will familiarize with fundamental knowledge about syntax of the German language and parsing procedures. After a general survey about the most important aspects of the structure of the German sentence, knowledge about German morphology and methods of word formation will be improved.

At the end of the class an introduction to linguistic semantics and lexicology / lexicography of the German language is scheduled, considering the linguistic terminology also in German language. The linguistic structures of the German language will be explained by examples of various textual typologies.

The practical language exercises will bring the students from the A2 level to the B1 level according to the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment (CEF), taking into account the four essential abilities (listening, reading, speaking, writing), as well as the scheduled grammar knowledge.

The program of the course is valid until February 2019 in accordance to the departmental regulation.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Theoretical module

Bianco, Maria Teresa: Introduzione al lessico tedesco, Bari: Edizioni B.A. Graphis, 2005.

Di Meola, Claudio: La linguistica tedesca, Roma: Bulzoni, 2014.

Löbner, Sebastian: Semantik. Eine Einführung, Berlin-New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2015

Nied Curcio, Martina: La lingua tedesca. Aspetti linguistici tra contrastività e interculturalità, Roma: UniversItalia, 2016

Pittner, Karin / Bermann, Judith: Deutsche Syntax. Ein Arbeitsbuch, Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 2004.

Tomaselli, Alessandra: Introduzione alla sintassi del tedesco, Bari: Edizioni B.A. Graphis, 2004.

Further bibliographical and didactic material will be provided during the semester (Aulaweb).

Applied module

Will be communicated at the beginning of the semester by the lecturers and in Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

SIMONA LEONARDI (President)

JOACHIM HANS BERND GERDES

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The theory lectures (30 lessons, 2nd semester) will be accompanied during the whole academic year by practical language exercises (100 lessons, yearlong). The language classes begin on October 1, 2018; time schedules, programs, instructors and auditoriums will be published in Aulaweb and will be announced on the websites of the single instructors in September 2018.

Lecture accompanied by language exercises

LESSONS START

Theoretical module: 2nd semester, February 18, 2019

Applied modules: October 1, 2018

 

ORARI

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GERMAN LANGUAGE II

EXAMS

Exam description

The theory lessons will be concluded by a written exam in which the arguments treated during the class will be asked about. The languages classes will be completed by written exams and an oral exam. During the written exam at the end of the theory class the students have to provide evidence of their profound knowledge of the arguments dealt with during the lessons, the designed texts and the materials published in Aulaweb.

Assessment methods

Theory class:

written exam (40% del final mark)

 

Language exercises:

written exam (essay writing) +

oral exam

(average of the marks of the exercise exams: 40% of the final mark)

 

Inscription for the exams on the homepage of the University of Genoa (www.unige.it) at the link „servizi online per gli studenti“

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA modulo teorico
03/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA lettorato
03/07/2020 14:00 GENOVA modulo teorico
17/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA lettorato

FURTHER INFORMATION

Target group

The exam is obligatory for students in the second year of the course of studies in Modern Languages and Cultures.

 

Credits

The total exam consisting in theory class and language exercises is equivalent to 9 credit points.

 

Languages

Lessons will be held in Italian and German language.