2023-2024 / LANG1925-1

German 4


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in economics : general (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in management (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in business engineering (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in management (60 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in human resources management (120 ECTS)4 crédits 
 Master in human resources management (120 ECTS) (Management)4 crédits 
 Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...) (Faculty of social sciences)4 crédits 


Marie Mawhin

Language(s) of instruction

German language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

In this course, the student will:
1. expand and deepen his knowledge of business German, for the four skills:

  • listening
  • reading
  • speaking
  • writing
2. discover several aspects of business life in Germany.
Main topics:
  • Wirtschaftsbereiche und -branchen
  • Geschäftsidee und Rechtsform
  • Kommunikation am Telefon
  • Messeplanung und -vorbereitung
  • Konflikt im Team wegen Einarbeitung einer neuen Kollegin

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

This course will

  • help students to demonstrate scientific precision and a critical mind.
  • help students to communicate efficiently, internally and externally, about a company, organization or project.
  • allow students to improve their proficiency in German as a foreign language
  • allow students to raise their awareness of the multicultural and international features of their environment.
  • encourage students to be curious and to show a scientific precision of academic level.

At the end of Master: B1+, even better if European level B2

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

The student should already know German (European level B1).

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

In the class room:

  • brushing up the grammar rules
  • discovering several chapters of the book (vocabulary, grammar)
  • listening comprehension
  • oral exercises

Home work:

  • grammar and vocabulary exercises (for example on Lol@: online exercises)
  • reading comprehension exercises
  • written exercises

We'll regularly use multimedia engineering.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

24 hours in the class room + exercises at home and on Lol@.

Recommended or required readings

Book and lecture notes:
DaF im Unternehmen - B1: Kurs- und Übungsbuch (ISBN 978-3-12-676450-6) (Fügert / Grosser / Hanke / Ilse / Mautsch / Sander / Schmeiser), Klett. (Centrale des cous or on Intertaal)
Grundwortschatz (S. Deroose)
Exercises and documents on line on Lol@.
Other documents
Press articles, listening activities.
Recommended books
A translating dictionary, for example Harrap's or Langenscheidt - or an online dictionary , for example Leo
A grammar book, for example: H. DREYER and R. SCHMITT: Grammaire allemande avec exercices. Hueber, or : H. BOUILLON: "Grammaire pratique de l'allemand", De Boeck, 3e édition, 2008.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions ) AND oral exam

Written work / report

Additional information:

Individual evaluation.
If the class is not to big, some parts of the exam could be during the semester.
Written exam (in June): 60%: - listening comprehension - grammar and vocabulary - writing an e-mail
Oral exam + reading comprehension: 40%

The student who doesn't take all the parts of the exam will become 0/20 as final mark.


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Marie Mawhin, N1, office 218; marie.mawhin@uliege.be ; phone: + 32 (0)4 232 72 75.


Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Cours en ligne
sur Lol@