Germany, Berlin

Intensive German Language Advanced 1

when 4 June 2016 - 16 July 2016
duration 6 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
fee EUR 2025

The course aims to deepen your competence in speaking and writing and to expand and refine your vocabulary usage, so that you are able to express and discuss ideas, opinions and information at the academic level. Special attention is given to the consistent use of self-correction. Furthermore, the course helps you to develop effective reading and listening strategies and deepen your knowledge of grammar structures.

In addition, you will analyze and interpret cultural, political, and historical topics in German-speaking countries and compare them with your own cultural background.

By the end of the six-week course you will have developed and regularly use new strategies for language acquisition.
You will have improved your ability to choose the right linguistic register for different situations, topics and communication partners.
You will be able to lead and participate in academic discussions about certain course-related topics.
In addition, you will expand and refine your essay writing skills, i.e. you will be able to write, revise and proofread essays that meet the standards of academic writing.

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Target group

This course is designed for students who have successfully completed the intermediate level of German and who have a sound knowledge of German at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course is intensive and is intended for dedicated, highly self-motivated students who will take responsibility for their learning.

Credits info


Active participation and homework 300 points
Oral presentation (2 à 50 pts) 100 points
Essay 100 points
Reflective journal 100 points
Midterm exam 150 points
Final project 250 points (200 final paper + 50 presentation)

Maximum score 1,000 points

Fee info

EUR 2025: Tuition
EUR 250: Program fee