German, 6 credits

Kommunikativ tyska, 6 hp

THTY05

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Friederike Gerlach

Director of studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6CYYY Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CMED Biomedical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CKEB Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Industrial Biotechnology and Production) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CKEB Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Protein Science and Technology) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CDDD Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CDPU Design and Product Development 5 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CEMM Energy-Environment-Management M Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Devices and Materials in Biomedicine) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Industrial biotechnology and production) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CITE Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
6CMMM Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 1, 2 4, 4 Swedish Linköping E
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering
  • Design and Product Development
  • Energy-Environment-Management
  • Energy-Environment-Management M Sc in Engineering
  • Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

A-levels / pass – level 3

Intended learning outcomes

After having completed the course, the students will have the ability to communicate verbally in German and actively take part in discussions and will be able to read and understand relevant texts of different types. The students will have a good command of general words and phrases with a concentration on technical and economic terminology as well as have a good fundamental knowledge of Germany today.

Course content

The course is given mainly in German with the following elements:

  • Oral presentations
  • Readings of and discussions around newspapers and magazine texts
  • Translations
  • An overview of German society and business.

Teaching and working methods

The lectures are mainly held in seminar format and are based on the students actively taking part in discussions and oral reports as well as doing grammar exercises.
The course runs over the entire semester.

Examination

TEN1Written Examination3 creditsU, 3, 4, 5
MUN1Oral Examination3 creditsU, 3, 4, 5

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström

Examiner

Friederike Gerlach

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h

Course literature

Grammatikbok och kompendium.
Code Name Scope Grading scale
TEN1 Written Examination 3 credits U, 3, 4, 5
MUN1 Oral Examination 3 credits U, 3, 4, 5

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Grammatikbok och kompendium.

Note: The course matrix is not fully translated to English.

I U A Modules Comment
1. ÄMNESKUNSKAPER
1.1 Kunskaper i grundläggande matematiska och naturvetenskapliga ämnen
1.2 Kunskaper i grundläggande (motsvarande G1X) teknikvetenskapliga ämnen
1.3 Fördjupade kunskaper (motsvarande G2X), metoder och verktyg inom något/några teknik- och naturvetenskapliga ämnen
1.4 Väsentligt fördjupade kunskaper (motsvarande A1X), metoder och verktyg inom något/några teknik- och naturvetenskapliga ämnen
1.5 Insikt i aktuellt forsknings- och utvecklingsarbete
2. INDIVIDUELLA OCH YRKESMÄSSIGA FÄRDIGHETER OCH FÖRHÅLLNINGSSÄTT
2.1 Analytiskt tänkande och problemlösning
2.2 Experimenterande och undersökande arbetssätt samt kunskapsbildning
2.3 Systemtänkande
2.4 Förhållningssätt, tänkande och lärande
X
2.5 Etik, likabehandling och ansvarstagande
3. FÖRMÅGA ATT ARBETA I GRUPP OCH ATT KOMMUNICERA
3.1 Arbete i grupp
X
3.2 Kommunikation
X
MUN1
TEN1
3.3 Kommunikation på främmande språk
X
MUN1
TEN1
4. PLANERING, UTVECKLING, REALISERING OCH DRIFT AV TEKNISKA PRODUKTER OCH SYSTEM MED HÄNSYN TILL AFFÄRSMÄSSIGA OCH SAMHÄLLELIGA BEHOV OCH KRAV
4.1 Samhälleliga villkor, inklusive ekonomiskt, socialt och ekologiskt hållbar utveckling för kunskapsutveckling
X
4.2 Företags- och affärsmässiga villkor
4.3 Att identifiera behov samt strukturera och planera utveckling av produkter och system
4.4 Att konstruera produkter och system
4.5 Att realisera produkter och system
4.6 Att ta i drift och använda produkter och system
5. PLANERING, GENOMFÖRANDE OCH PRESENTATION AV FORSKNINGS- ELLER UTVECKLINGSPROJEKT MED HÄNSYN TILL VETENSKAPLIGA OCH SAMHÄLLELIGA BEHOV OCH KRAV
5.1 Samhälleliga villkor, inklusive ekonomiskt, socialt och ekologiskt hållbar utveckling
5.2 Ekonomiska villkor för kunskapsutveckling
5.3 Att identifiera behov samt strukturera och planera forsknings- eller utvecklingsprojekt
5.4 Att genomföra forsknings- eller utvecklingsprojekt
5.5 Att redovisa och utvärdera forsknings- eller utvecklingsprojekt

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