TEHNICAL GERMAN – ADVANCED


GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE

This course provides tools for academic writing in German. The course can be tailord to students’ needs, pre-knowledge and study area. Students will learn how to write a technical article and present it. They will do written and oral excercises, watch videos, talk and listen. Besides, students will repeat German grammar structures in new contexts.

 

COURSE CONTENTS

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Composition (planning, title, introduction, paragraphs, body, conclusion)
  • Technical terminology
  • Grammar (word order, conjugation, declension, adjectives, prepositions, passive voice)

 

STUDY MATERIALS:

  • Jahr, Silke: Wissenschaftsdeutsch, Booksbaum Verlag, Berlin 2011
  • Ana Marija Muster: Morphologie der deutschen Sprache. Übungen, Filozofska fakulteta Univerze v Ljubljani, 2004
  • MULEJ, Sabina. Strokovni nemški jezik za gradbenike = Deutsch als Fachsprache für Bauingenieure. Maribor: Založba Fakultete za gradbeništvo, 2014. ISBN 978-961-248-444-6. http://dkum.uni-mb.si/IzpisGradiva.php?id=46548. [COBISS.SI-ID 78325249]
  • Additional material: technical articles for seminar papers
  • Dictionaries
  • Moodle