2023-2024 / LANG2005-1

German 1+


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in economics and business management3 crédits 
 Bachelor in business engineering3 crédits 


Laurent Gianotti

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long, with partial in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The aim of this course is to improve the knowledge and the know-how acquired by the student on a linguistic level (structures, vocabulary) taking into account the multicultural and international features of their environment.

Taught in German - and in French for grammar explanations

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

In connection with the KLOs, this course aims at helping the students:

- to communicate efficiently in German, taking into account the multicultural and international features of their environment;

- to be curious and rigorous.

At the end of the year, the student should reach a European A2+/B1- Level.

They should be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance, to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters and to describe, in simple terms, aspects of their background and immediate environment.

European Language Portfolio

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

European A2 level (the learner can read and understand simple messages and communicate in simple terms).


This class is for NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS who already had German classes in the past.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Written and oral exercises on grammar and vocabulary.
Listening and reading exercises based on various sources.
Working with the textbook "Deutsch als Fremdsprache im Unternehmen", Niveau B1 (Klett).

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

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Course one hour/week during the first semester and two hours/every two weeks during the second semester  + homework

Recommended or required readings

Consulting the Lol@ platform regularly is absolutely necessary!

Lecture notes (grammar)

For the second semester: I. SANDER et al., Deutsch als Fremdsprache im Unternehmen, Kurs-und Übungsbuch, Niveau B1 (Klett Verlag)


Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Any session :

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written exam (90%):

In January:
Grammar and vocabulary exercises.

Listening comprehension about episodes of the series "Das Deutschlandlabor" (Deutsche Welle) and/or the audio tracks from the course book chapters.

In June:
Grammar and vocabulary exercises and short essay. Listening comprehension on "Deutsch als Fremdsprache im Unternehmen" or other audio tracks.

Active in-class participation: 10 %.

Students have to take all the different parts of the examination, otherwise the final mark will be 0/20.


Assessment methods may be adapted according to the evolution of the sanitary crisis.


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Laurent Gianotti




N1, office 218 (2nd floor)

Phone: + 32 (0)4 232 72 76.

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

German for advanced learners 1
lol@ German for advanced learners level 1

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