853-0401-00L  German, Part I

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersS. Schweizer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for Public Policy BA


AbstractDuring the first semester the future professional officers acquire those second language skills which enable them to successfully perform their military activities. The focus is especially on instruction and leadership terminology as well as on the ability to describe their professional environment. Moreover, the students learn to exploit media information for further professional use.
ObjectiveThis two-semester German course should enable the French and Italian speaking participants to fulfil their function as professional officers also in the German language.
Content•Read, analyse and write military and civilian documents
•Listening comprehension using current radio or TV reports
•Practise speaking with group discussions and short presentations
•Systematic revision and extension of key grammar points
•Systematic acquisition of general and military vocabulary