TSAK0201 German: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1), 3 ECTS cr.
||German: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1)
|Credits||3 ECTS cr.
||Date of expiry
||Grading||Pass, Fail, Grades 1-5
Having successfully completed the course the student will be able
1. to read short texts related to their subject of study
2. to acquire knowledge of strategies of reading comprehension
3. to use the strategies in solving problems arising from difficult vocabulary or complex grammar
4. to achieve the level B1 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
The course focuses on reading technique and clause analysis. In addition, the students get to know the vocabulary and culture related to the subject matter. The texts are chosen according to the students' majors.
Upper secondary school or equivalent.
If the student is not sure he/she is at the appropriate starting level, the level can be raised by completing the optional German language courses 1 to 4. The student may also contact the teacher, who will evaluate the student’s language skill when necessary. The grammar repetition course XSAK0221 also gives the student an opportunity to activate his/her language skills.
Guidance in reading technique as well as text and structure exercises, 36 h. Reading exercises in the Internet. Independent work. Final exam.
Regular attendance and active participation in exercises are required to complete the course.
Third- or fourth-year students.
|Language of instruction
Finnish or English
Compulsory for tourism students who take German as their II foreign language.
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