Course Unit


German as a foreign language for international master programs (A1)

  • Code: DT0668
  • Unit Coordinator: Kathrin Heuking
  • Programme: Erasmus Mundus
  • ECTS Credits: 3
  • Semester: 2
  • Year: 1
  • Campus: Hamburg University of Technology
  • Aims:
    • To understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to familiar everyday expressions, university life and its requirements.
    • To describe your place of residence and the city of Hamburg.
    • To complete simple forms.
    • To impart basic grammar structures and vocabulary.
    • To enable to read and understand.
  • Content:
    • To introduce somebody to somebody,
    • Talking about yourself;
    • Alphabet,
    • Spelling,
    • So called "w-questions",
    • Numbers (1-1 Mio),
    • Time,
    • Days of the week,
    • Pronunciation.
    • Simple role plays.
    • Grammar: word order, construction of German sentences, affirmative sentence, questions, regular verbs → present tense, auxiliary verbs "haben" and "sein", pronouns (Nominativ), negative answer to a question "nicht" and "kein". 
  • Reading list:

    Will be announced in lectures.


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