120012 German Conversation II - Intermediate

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Gigl, Elke
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


The German II Conversation course will sufficiently discuss topics with respect to vocabulary and correct grammar and will take place in the relaxed atmosphere of a small forum.
- every day language
- scientific topics

In addition, a list of actual subjects containing the preferred subjects of participants will be put together in class.

Various forms of discussion:

-Class discussion

-Work in pairs

-Group discussion followed by analysis in plenary

-Debates (pro and contra positions in discussion)

Upon students´ request, an analysis of mistakes may be incorporated into the course.

Previous knowledge expected

Basic knowledge of the German language (Level A2 or B1 required)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The aim of the German Conversation course II is:

-To improve language skills, not only in every day speech, but also in scientific subjects with relevance to studies in applied life sciences.

-To improve written and oral expression (language skills) and to emphasise correct language use

-To learn to use rhetorical tools

-To increase knowledge and use of vocabulary by active participation

-Techniques for presentations and further training in public speaking
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.