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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
LEM0014809, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
SU2294, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination GERMAN LANGUAGE 3
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction German
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge FEDERICA MASIERO L-LIN/14

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-LIN/14 German Language and Translation 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 42 183.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2018 course timetable

Prerequisites: Prerequisite is knowledge of the German language at level A2.2.
Target skills and knowledge: CORSO ISTITUZIONALE:
At the end of the 'corso istituzionale' the students will have acquired knowledge about the main features of the German subordinate clauses. The characteristics of the infinitival clauses will be of special interest.

The students will be able to produce written texts and translate complex texts from Italian into German. They deepen their grammatical and lexical knowledge up to level B2.1.
Examination methods: The verification of the acquired knowledge is carried out by means of

1. a written test
2. a final oral examination.
Assessment criteria: The examination determines whether level B2.1 has been reached.
Course unit contents: The "corso istituzionale" offers a deepening of the knowledge of German subordinate clauses with special focus on infinitive clauses.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: CORSO ISTITUZIONALE: The ex-cathedra presentations are supplemented by individual exercises, which are corrected and commented on in class.

DIDATTICA ASSISTITA: Both individual exercises and group exercises are offered, which are corrected and commented on in class.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Teaching materials will be provided during the course.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Sandra Bosco Coletsos e Marcella Costa (a cura di), Italiano e tedesco: questioni di linguistica contrastiva. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2013. limitatamente al capitolo: Morfologia e sintassi
  • Dreyer, Hilke; Schmitt, Richard, Grammatica tedesca con esercizi. Ismaning: Max Hueber Verlag, 2001. ยง 16,17,18,20,22-33, 46, 52-56 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Weerning- Mondello, Dies und Das. Genova: Cideb, 2004. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Maria Grazia, Saibene, Grammatica descrittiva della lingua tedesca. Roma: Carocci, 2002. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Concept maps
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)
  • Students peer review

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)