German as a Foreign Language C1 - Writing in a foreign language - From understanding to an own text

Module SZ0319

This Module is offered by Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of SS 2011 (current)

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

available module versions
SS 2011WS 2010/1

Basic Information

SZ0319 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of Language Courses (German as a Foreign Language) as Soft-Skill Courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


In this module, students will gain knowledge of German as a foreign language, enabling them to produce various forms of texts using a broad general and specialist vocabulary and advanced grammatical structures. On the basis of examples from print, audio and film material, as well as selected vocabulary and grammar exercises, students use writing to gain skills for the correct and confident use of German in an academic context. The module can serve as a supplement to modules C1.1 and C1.2.

Learning Outcome

This module refers to level C1 of the CEFR, with a special emphasis on writing skills.Students review and expand their knowledge of German as a foreign language in selected areas of grammar and vocabulary. Students can produce well-structured, precise and richly varied texts of considerable length in various contexts. They can produce such texts as letters, project descriptions, summaries, protocols, notes, position papers, columns, commentaries, critiques, etc., using appropriate, structured, logically-connected and largely differentiated vocabulary, as well as complex sentence structures and conventional textual elements.


Sound knowledge of module B2.2; placement test level C1

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

The module consists of a seminar in which students work independently and collaboratively in teams and on projects on assigned topics. Our learning goals will be achieved through writing exercised in individual, partner, and group work, as well as self, partner and teacher feedback on the students' written work.


multimedia teaching and learning aids (white board, overheads, worksheets, images, film, etc.) and online resources.


The following texts are recommended for the improvement of grammar skills (voluntary) : Hall, Karin und Scheiner, Barbara: Übungsgrammatik Deutsch als Fremdsprache für Fortgeschrittene, Hueber Verlag 2005 Rug, Wolfgang und Tomaschewski, Andreas: Grammatik mit Sinn und Verstand, Edition Deutsch, Klett international 2006

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

1 written final project; students can choose to complete either a written report or presentation

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