German Language and Culture II - CL

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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Course Type

Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded




ECTS Credits



150.0 €

General Objectives of the Course
German Language and Culture II aims to teach the German language in its written and spoken form, both reception and production. The course objectives are oriented by level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF).
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
At the end of level A1, the student will have acquired the following language skills:
• Students will be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of specific needs.
• Students will be able to introduce themselves to others and answer questions about themselves, about the place where they live, about people they know and the objects that belong to them.
• Students will be able to interact on an elementary level provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
Mode of Study
Face to face
Admission Requirements

Applicants must be aged 16 years or over.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Successful course completion supposes the realization of all the proposed activities, the evaluation is expressed in a final grade on a scale of 0-20 points. Minimal pass grade is 10 points.
Graduation Requirements

As a rule, continuous assessment is the preferential regime to assess our students’ knowledge which requires 75% attendance and completion of two assessment tests. Other elements such as class participation, homework and tasks performed throughout the course, are also taken into account for evaluation. At the end of each level, students can request the corresponding certificate, if the course has been successfully completed.

Study Programme
1st Semester
Start date: 16-09-2013
Start date (first year): 16-09-2013
End date: 21-12-2013
2nd Semester
Start date: 10-02-2014
End date: 31-05-2014