German Language and Culture V

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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Course Type

Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded




ECTS Credits


General Objectives of the Course
German Language and Culture V aims to teach German language in its written and spoken form, both reception and production. The course objectives are oriented by level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and will only be completed at the end of Level VI (2nd semester) of this German Language and Culture Course.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
t the end of QECRL level B1, students will have acquired the following language skills:
• Students will be able to understand the main topics of known issues at work, school, leisure, etc..
• Students will be able to deal in German with most all daily situations;
• Can write simple well connected texts on a topic of their interest or their knowledge;
• Students will be able to describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions, express opinions, give explanations, present plans.
Mode of Study
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: 15-09-2014
Start date (first year): 15-09-2014
End date: 20-12-2014
2nd Semester
Start date: 09-02-2015
End date: 02-06-2015