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Programme:

German Language and Literature

Study Cycle: First Cycle (Undergraduate)
Faculty: Languages, Cultures and Communications
Programme Code: N-DE
Academic year: 0 / 1
Title: Professor of German Language and Literature
ECTS: 180 (3 years) Accrediation
ECTS: 240 (extended + 1 year) Accrediation

The structure of the program contains studies which are dynamic, integrative and interactive in their nature. The program has ueen designed to offer an integrative approach to topics in the field of languages, cultures and communications, by implementing this concept through the curricula. The courses represented in this program reflect perspectives which are based on the theoretical-practical application of languages, culture, arts, education and communication in the real world.
The main aims are as follows:
- To prepare students for the position of leaders in educational, cultural and scientific institutions and organizations in the country and abroad;
- Prepare students to build a good career within their professions in the state, private or non-governmental sector;
- Offer a series of modules which encompass the basic elements of professions which are more or less related to education and culture;
- Develop research skills and experience in terms of languages, literature and culture in public, private and international organizations;
- Develop the concept of critical thinking;
- Enable students to get actively involved in teaching and to perform independent research in all fields of the social, educational, cultural and scientific organizations and institutions;
- Develop personal skills and abilities in communication, research and other necessary areas.

The undergraduate studies program offers students a deep understanding and knowledge in the field of education and culture and it also directs them to certain fields in which they specialize in their last year of studies. The students are offered opportunities for practical work (internship) which helps them apply their acquired knowledge and skills in their respective fields.
The composition of the curriculum aims at a balanced combination of basic knowledge and specific professional skills. The first year is quite important since it consists of a whole spectrum of interdisciplinary courses, which will help them in their future professional qualification.
 

The graduates acquire knowledge, skills and competences which prepare them for pursuing their further education goals which is enrolment in the second study cycle, namely Master studies in German Language, Literature and/or Culture, or to start their career as modern German Language teachers in primary and secondary schools. In addition, the modules in the field of linguistics, literature and culture as well as didactics, enable the students to perform other activities too in the field of public administration, marketing, diplomacy, public and private institutions, translation and interpretation, enforcement of Macedonian-German relations, politics, culture, journalism and publishing houses, international corporations, tourism, etc.

Knowledge and understanding

- Have knowledge and understanding in the field of German studies which are built upon their overall knowledge from secondary education.
- Acquire good language competences in the four skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing).
- Know and understand cultural issUEs related to German-speaking countries and analyze and assess critically the German language, literature, history, society and media.
- Know and understand different periods and great literature authors of the German-speaking countries.
- Have knowledge over a spectrum of teaching techniqUEs and resources, including the technological tools in order to stimulate the interest and support for learning German as a foreign language. 

Applying knowledge and understanding

- To be able to implement their methodological skills in their teaching profession in primary and secondary schools.
- To be able to apply their knowledge and skills in official court translations from German to Albanian and vice versa.
- To use German language appropriately in different academic and social circumstances.
- To support or reject arguments and resolve problems related to their field of study, i.e. German linguistics, literature and methodology. 

Making judgement

- To be able to analyze modern issUEs and debate based on their linguistic, cultural and literary knowledge and skills.
- To be able to assess the appropriateness of teaching techniqUEs which include different learning styles in a classroom where German is taught/learnt as a foreign language.
- To be able to assess different texts ueing aware of the language used, style, symbols and metaphors.
- Compare and contrast literature texts in different eras and nations.
- Collect and interpret basic linguistic data with regard to German language. 

Communication skills

- Communicate efficiently with students and pupils in a classroom.
- Produce and organize accurate grammatical expressions and complex sentences.
- Communicate in German by using appropriate professional vocabulary both for specific and unspecific audiences.
- Debate by using well-expressed thoughts for different aspects of German cultural trends, thinkers and historical events. 

Learning skills

- Have autonomous learning skills and ue self-motivated for achieving their professional goals through independent usage of authentic materials.
- Develop systematic productive and receptive skills in the context of German studies.
- To be able to develop different teaching techniqUEs and materials related to their teaching environment.

Semester 1

  • [CGL-102] [6 ECTS] Introductiot to German Linguistics
    The aim of this introductory course is to offer a broad array of modern German linguistics. This course deals with issUEs and fields of research in the linguistic sciences, its concepts, methods and results as well as its theories and developments. Within the framework of the subject, the following topics will ue covered: language, communication and semiotics, phonetics and phonology, word groups, graphemes and orthography, word formation and inflection, word groups, syntax, traditional sentence analysis, dependence and valence, semantics, socio-linguistics, pragmatics and text linguistics, etc.
  • [CGL-101] [6 ECTS] Contemporary German Language I
    The aim of this course is the acquisition of language competences at the A2/1 level. Within the framework of this course, the students will improve their language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). In addition, they will get information about, and impressions from, the German-speaking area and will get introduced to modern developments in the German-speaking countries. Special attention is paid to the main language skills such as reading, writing, speaking, listening and grammar and by the end of the course the students should ue able to communicate using the above-mentioned skills at least at a basic level. The students practice pronunciation and intonation, basic grammar, sentence structures and basic writing rules. They also read simple texts, dialogUEs, letters, narrations, etc. They learn new vocabulary by practicing real-life situations.
  • [CGL-103] [6 ECTS] Introduction to German Literature Studies
    This course aims at giving an introduction to German literature, covering the period from the medieval age to the modern era, as well as to literary terminology in general. Within this course, important authors and works will ue dealt with, covering different periods of time and various genres. The periods include: the medieval age, humanism, baroqUE, classicism, romanticism, expressionism and 20th century literature.
  • [3 ECTS] Elective course - Albanian/Macedonian Language
    • [MAPP1010] Macedonian Language for Professional Purposes 1
    • [MAPP1020] Macedonian Language for Professional Purposes 2
    • [BS018] Macedonian Language for Beginners 1
    • [BS152] Macedonian Language for Beginners 2
    • [BAM1010] Albanian Language for Beginners 1
    • [BAM2010] Albanian Language for Beginners 2
  • [3 ECTS] Elective course - English Language
    • [BENP-01] English Language for General and Professional Purposes 1
    • [BENP-02] English Language for General and Professional Purposes 2
    • [BENP-03] English Language for General and Professional Purposes 3
    • [BENP-04] English Language for General and Professional Purposes 4
    • [BEN-05] English Language 5
    • [BEN-06] English Language 6
  • [6 ECTS] Free elective course
    • [EFE-107] Public Speaking
    • [EFE-127] Debate and Presentation Skills
    • [EFE-108] Intercultural Studies
    • [EFE-108] Communication Skills
    • [EFE-110] Advanced Excel
    • [EFE-111] Advanced IT skills
    • [EFE-112] Advanced Word
    • [EFE-113] Google Apps
    • [EFE-114] Advanced Access
    • [EFE-115] Desktop Publications
    • [EFE-116] Web Publications
    • [EFE-129] Albanian Language and Writing Culture
    • [EFE-131] Albanian Language for Specific
    • [EFE-102] Academic Writing in English
    • [EFE-103] Academic Writing in Macedonian
    • [EFE-104] Academic Writing in Albanian
    • [EFE-105] German Language (level 1 to 4)
    • [EFE-117] Environmental Protection
    • [EFE-121] Professional Careеr Development
    • [EFE-132] Human Rights and Freedoms

Semester 2

  • [CGL-203] [6 ECTS] Contemporary German Language II
    The aim of this course is the acquisition of language competences at the A2/2 level. It is a continuation of Contemporary German Language I. Within the framework of this course, the students will improve their language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). In addition, they will get information about, and impressions from, the German-speaking area and will get introduced to modern developments in the German-speaking countries. Special attention is paid to the main language skills such as reading, writing, speaking, listening and grammar by using the Schritte International 4 and 5 textbooks. The students practice pronunciation and intonation, basic grammar, sentence structures and basic writing rules. They also read simple texts, dialogues, letters, narrations, etc. They learn new vocabulary by practicing real-life situations.
  • [CGL-204] [6 ECTS] German Phonetics and Phonology
    The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to phonetics and phonology. The physiological foundations of speech production as well as the articulation and acoustic descriptions and classification of sounds (consonants and vowels) are given priority in this course. Certain transcription problems and issUEs are dealt with in this course. The second part consists of different descriptive approaches to German phonology. The exercises in phonematics and co-articulation in the German language as well as its variations show their implementation.
  • [CGL-201] [6 ECTS] German Literature of the18th century
    This course aims at providing an overview of German literature of the 18th century. The students are expected to get acquainted to the most famous authors and works from this period, in order to understand the circumstances under which they had created and produced their works in the mentioned time frame. The course should make students get into the motifs for the interpretation and creation of written texts. The students will get information about values and movements in literature and the society as a whole across all Europe. The following authors are planned to ue analyzed in this course: Gottsched, Lessing, Goethe, and Schiller - Aufklärung in the history of culture in Europe and Germany, Sturm-und-Drang-Phase - German classicism.
  • [6 ECTS] Free elective course
    • [EFE-107] Public Speaking
    • [EFE-127] Debate and Presentation Skills
    • [EFE-108] Intercultural Studies
    • [EFE-108] Communication Skills
    • [EFE-110] Advanced Excel
    • [EFE-111] Advanced IT skills
    • [EFE-112] Advanced Word
    • [EFE-113] Google Apps
    • [EFE-114] Advanced Access
    • [EFE-115] Desktop Publications
    • [EFE-116] Web Publications
    • [EFE-129] Albanian Language and Writing Culture
    • [EFE-131] Albanian Language for Specific
    • [EFE-102] Academic Writing in English
    • [EFE-103] Academic Writing in Macedonian
    • [EFE-104] Academic Writing in Albanian
    • [EFE-105] German Language (level 1 to 4)
    • [EFE-117] Environmental Protection
    • [EFE-121] Professional Careеr Development
    • [EFE-132] Human Rights and Freedoms
  • [3 ECTS] Elective course - English Language
    • [BENP-01] English Language for General and Professional Purposes 1
    • [BENP-02] English Language for General and Professional Purposes 2
    • [BENP-03] English Language for General and Professional Purposes 3
    • [BENP-04] English Language for General and Professional Purposes 4
    • [BEN-05] English Language 5
    • [BEN-06] English Language 6
  • [3 ECTS] Elective course - Albanian/Macedonian Language
    • [MAPP1010] Macedonian Language for Professional Purposes 1
    • [MAPP1020] Macedonian Language for Professional Purposes 2
    • [BS018] Macedonian Language for Beginners 1
    • [BS152] Macedonian Language for Beginners 2
    • [BAM1010] Albanian Language for Beginners 1
    • [BAM2010] Albanian Language for Beginners 2

Semester 3

  • [CGL-301] [6 ECTS] Contemporary German Language III
    The aim of this course is to acquire language competences at the B1/1 level. Within this course the previous skills and knowledge will ue deepened and enforced paying special attention to conversation and writing. Writing skills will also ue practiced through a lot of in-class assignments as well as homework (essays, presentations, invitations, etc.). Speaking skills will ue practiced in class through group work, presentations, games, etc., and there are also additional exercises in order to improve grammar.
  • [CGL-304] [6 ECTS] German Morphology
    The aim of this course is to introduce students to the basic concepts of German morphology. Changeable and unchangeable words are the first to be discussed in this course. The following features of the standard German language are reviewed in this course: * Basic morphological notions: morpheme, word, inflection, classification of syntactic criteria, full verbs, classification of verbs based on semantic criteria, classification of verbs based on syntactic criteria, infinitive forms of verbs (infinitive, participle 1, participle 2, tense, use of tenses, modal verbs, the passive, functions of the active and the passive voice, verb forms, connectors, modal words, particles, etc.)
  • [CGL-303] [6 ECTS] German Literature of the19th century
    This course aims at providing an overview of the German literature of the 19th century. The students are expected to get acquainted to the most famous authors and works from this period, in order to understand the circumstances under which they created and produced their works in the mentioned time frame. The course should make students get into the motifs for the interpretation and creation of written texts. The students will get information about values and movements in literature and the society as a whole across all Europe. The following authors are planned to ue analyzed in this course: Kleist, Tieck, Schlegel, Novalis, Hoffmann, Grillparzer, Heine, Büchner, Keller, Fontane Grillparzer, Nestroy, Heine, Büchner, Keller, and Fontane.
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course - English for specific purposes 1
    • [LPCEN-01] English Language for Public Administration, Political Sciences and Communication 1
  • [6 ECTS] Free elective course
    • [EFE-107] Public Speaking
    • [EFE-127] Debate and Presentation Skills
    • [EFE-108] Intercultural Studies
    • [EFE-108] Communication Skills
    • [EFE-110] Advanced Excel
    • [EFE-111] Advanced IT skills
    • [EFE-112] Advanced Word
    • [EFE-113] Google Apps
    • [EFE-114] Advanced Access
    • [EFE-115] Desktop Publications
    • [EFE-116] Web Publications
    • [EFE-129] Albanian Language and Writing Culture
    • [EFE-131] Albanian Language for Specific
    • [EFE-102] Academic Writing in English
    • [EFE-103] Academic Writing in Macedonian
    • [EFE-104] Academic Writing in Albanian
    • [EFE-105] German Language (level 1 to 4)
    • [EFE-117] Environmental Protection
    • [EFE-121] Professional Careеr Development
    • [EFE-132] Human Rights and Freedoms

Semester 4

  • [CGL-401] [6 ECTS] Contemporary German Language IV
    The aim of this course is to acquire language competences at the B1/2 level. Within this course the previous skills and knowledge will ue deepened and enforced paying special attention to conversation and writing. Writing skills will also ue practiced through a lot of in-class assignments as well as homework (essays, presentations, invitations, etc.). Speaking skills will ue practiced in class through group work, presentations, games, etc. Schritte international 5 is the textbook to ue used in this course. There will ue a lot of daily routine conversations, dialogues, short compositions, simplified versions of newspaper texts, phonetic exercises, etc. Complex grammatical structures will also ue practiced and discussed.
  • [CGL-404] [6 ECTS] German Syntax
    The aim of this course is to introduce students to the basic concepts of German syntax. Priority is given to the structure of German sentences. Within the framework of this course, the following topics will ue reviewed: Basic notions in syntax: What is a sentence? Samples of sentence analysis. Types of sentences: a simple sentence, complex sentence, linked and added sentences - Angauesätze, Attributsätze, Wortstellung, Grammatische Kongruenz and Satzfeld and Satzklammer. Problems of the theory of valency. The difference uetween Ergänzungen and Angauen. Sentence patterns, valency of adjectives and nouns. Different grammatical patterns By the end of the course, students will have acquired the most important notions in syntax and grammar valence and they will ue able to apply, contrastively analyze and use appropriately in their everyday situations.
  • [CGL-405] [6 ECTS] German Literature of the 20th century (1900-1945)
    This course aims at providing an overview of German literature of the 19th century. The students are expected to get acquainted with the most famous authors and works from this period, in order to understand the circumstances under which they had created and produced their works in the mentioned time frame. The course should make students get into the interpretation and creation of written texts. The era of expressionism and exile will ue analyzed in this part of the history of German literature.
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course
    • [EGL-505] Introduction to Methodology and TechniqUEs of Research writing
    • [EGL-503] Contemporary German Literature
    • [EGL-506] Acquisition of German as foreign Language
    • [EGL-401] Translation from German into Albanian/Macedonian
    • [EGL-605] Practicum
    • [CGL-602] Grammar and Grammar Teaching
    • [CGL-605] Translation from Albanian/Macedonian into German
    • [EGL-504] Swiss and Austrian Civilization
    • [EGL-403] Analysis of literary Texts
    • [CGL-403] Civilization of the German - speaking area
    • [EGL-405] Language Policy in EU
    • [EGL-302] New German Orthography
    • [EGL-303] Creative Writing
    • [EGL-602] Error Analysis
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course - English for specific purposes 2
    • [LPCEN-02] English Language for Public Administration, Political Sciences and Communication 2

Semester 5

  • [CGL-501] [6 ECTS] Contemporary German Language V
    The aim of this course is mastering the language competences at the B2/1 level. It is a continuation of Contemporary German Language 4. The knowledge has to ue expanded gradually especially in terms of German grammar and conversation. Conversation and discussion about the read materials which include current and actual topics is very important. By the end of the course students should ue able to compose more complex sentences and comprehend more difficult texts. The language skills should ue further improved, especially speaking and the articulation of more complex sentences. Different exercises will ue done and the vocabulary will ue enriched.
  • [CGL-504] [6 ECTS] German Lexicology
    The aim of this course is to make students aware of the basics of German lexicology and lexicography. The focus is set on the basic concepts of lexicology, word formation, onomatics, lexicography, etc. The following topics have been covered in this course: subject, duties and function of lexicology, position of lexicology in the system of linguistic disciplines, the word as a linguistic sign, the science of word formation, composition, derivation, the science of word meanings, vocabulary structure, onomatics, phraseology and lexicography.
  • [CGL-503] [6 ECTS] Methodology of Teaching German as foreign Language I
    This course provides an overview of the methodology of teaching German and its relations to similar disciplines and the methods of teaching any foreign language: grammatical-translation, direct, audio-visual, audio-lingual, cognitive method, and communicative approach with pragmatic-functional and intercultural concepts. Coursework will also include alternative methods, Intercultural Germanistics, teaching factors and pedagogical parimles, methodic-didactic parimles, learning theories and learning strategies. Further subjects include the role of the teacher’s personality, social forms and working forms, communicative competence and language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading comprehension and writing. Finally, we examine the mains theories of assessment, tests, standardized tests, and the Common European Framework of Reference and Language Portfolio.
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course
    • [EGL-505] Introduction to Methodology and TechniqUEs of Research writing
    • [EGL-503] Contemporary German Literature
    • [EGL-506] Acquisition of German as foreign Language
    • [EGL-401] Translation from German into Albanian/Macedonian
    • [EGL-605] Practicum
    • [CGL-602] Grammar and Grammar Teaching
    • [CGL-605] Translation from Albanian/Macedonian into German
    • [EGL-504] Swiss and Austrian Civilization
    • [EGL-403] Analysis of literary Texts
    • [CGL-403] Civilization of the German - speaking area
    • [EGL-405] Language Policy in EU
    • [EGL-302] New German Orthography
    • [EGL-303] Creative Writing
    • [EGL-602] Error Analysis
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course
    • [EGL-505] Introduction to Methodology and TechniqUEs of Research writing
    • [EGL-503] Contemporary German Literature
    • [EGL-506] Acquisition of German as foreign Language
    • [EGL-401] Translation from German into Albanian/Macedonian
    • [EGL-605] Practicum
    • [CGL-602] Grammar and Grammar Teaching
    • [CGL-605] Translation from Albanian/Macedonian into German
    • [EGL-504] Swiss and Austrian Civilization
    • [EGL-403] Analysis of literary Texts
    • [CGL-403] Civilization of the German - speaking area
    • [EGL-405] Language Policy in EU
    • [EGL-302] New German Orthography
    • [EGL-303] Creative Writing
    • [EGL-602] Error Analysis

Semester 6

  • [CGL-601] [6 ECTS] Contemporary German Language VI
    The aim of this course is the acquisition of language competences at the B2/2 level. It is a continuation of Contemporary German Language 5. Special attention is paid to the main language skills such as reading, writing, speaking, listening and grammar by using the Ziel Kursbuch B2/2 textbooks. Based on authentic and actual texts, video-presentations, discussions and writing the students will ue able to practice the above-mentioned skills quite well. They will also learn to agree, disagree and answer to certain qUEstions in class.
  • [CGL-603] [6 ECTS] Methodology of Teaching German as foreign Language II
    The goal of this course is to provide an overview of the following problems which are connected to the methodology of German as a foreign language: types of lectures, planning, realization and assessment. We will also study class objectives, course material selection, classification and presentation, grammatical progression, and the selection and progression of topics from the lexis. There is an added focus upon additional means and media in teaching. Within the framework of this course, 10 class hours have ueen planned for observation of German language classes in primary and secondary schools as well as in other educational institutions. Every student has to teach 3-4 model-classes and a practical class (exam). All of the differentiated and complete theoretical and practical knowledge (skills and abilities), previously acquired, has to ue applied in these classes.
  • [LCC-601] [6 ECTS] Capstone Project
    This is an activity related to diploma work and professional project. Students are required to complete a project, usually related to their diploma work, to outline the structure of the project, to do research and write down the report.
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course
    • [EGL-505] Introduction to Methodology and TechniqUEs of Research writing
    • [EGL-503] Contemporary German Literature
    • [EGL-506] Acquisition of German as foreign Language
    • [EGL-401] Translation from German into Albanian/Macedonian
    • [EGL-605] Practicum
    • [CGL-602] Grammar and Grammar Teaching
    • [CGL-605] Translation from Albanian/Macedonian into German
    • [EGL-504] Swiss and Austrian Civilization
    • [EGL-403] Analysis of literary Texts
    • [CGL-403] Civilization of the German - speaking area
    • [EGL-405] Language Policy in EU
    • [EGL-302] New German Orthography
    • [EGL-303] Creative Writing
    • [EGL-602] Error Analysis
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course
    • [EGL-505] Introduction to Methodology and TechniqUEs of Research writing
    • [EGL-503] Contemporary German Literature
    • [EGL-506] Acquisition of German as foreign Language
    • [EGL-401] Translation from German into Albanian/Macedonian
    • [EGL-605] Practicum
    • [CGL-602] Grammar and Grammar Teaching
    • [CGL-605] Translation from Albanian/Macedonian into German
    • [EGL-504] Swiss and Austrian Civilization
    • [EGL-403] Analysis of literary Texts
    • [CGL-403] Civilization of the German - speaking area
    • [EGL-405] Language Policy in EU
    • [EGL-302] New German Orthography
    • [EGL-303] Creative Writing
    • [EGL-602] Error Analysis

240 ECTS (extended + 1 year)

Semester 7

  • [CGL-701] [6 ECTS] Contemporary German Language VII
    The purpose of this course is acquiring the language skills C1 /1 level. Within this course the following skills and competences are acquired: listening, understanding, reading, and speaking using the textbook “Ziel Kursbuch C1 / 1” and other materials for that level. During this course, the conversations on various topics will aslo be practised, as well as correspondence, dialogues, writing compositions, articles from newspapers, exercises for comprehension of spoken texts, short essays, complex grammatical structures, etc.
  • [CGL-702] [6 ECTS] Word Formation of the German Language
    This course consists of basic notions in German word formation. In the first place, the following topics will be discussed: notion, subject, assignments and methods, word formation theories, the position of word formation in grammar, the origins of word formation in the German language, word formation units, processes and types, word formation of German compound nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs compared to Albanian and Macedonian ones, active and inactive forms, lexical and textual words (occasionalisms).
  • [CGL-703] [6 ECTS] The Contrastive Grammar of German and Albanian/Macedonian Language
    The goal of this course is to let students know about the key concepts of contrastive analysis. The contrastive linguistic deals with the similarities and differences among different languages (inter-lingual perspective) as well as within a language (intra-lingual perspective) as are the case of German in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. On a continuous basis,, different linguistic pairs and characteristics of all fields of the language structure can emerge (phonology, morphology, syntax, pragmatics, lexicon, etc.). The course offers an overview of the different phases and fields of studying contrastive linguistics and this is connected to a critical reflection of its role in language didactics. Through language pairs German-Albanian and German-Macedonian, the most important phonological, morphological, syntactical and pragmatic structures will be compared. There will also be discussions about acquired knowledge, issues of general linguistics, theories of language learning and didactics.
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course
    • [EGL-505] Introduction to Methodology and TechniqUEs of Research writing
    • [EGL-503] Contemporary German Literature
    • [EGL-506] Acquisition of German as foreign Language
    • [EGL-401] Translation from German into Albanian/Macedonian
    • [EGL-605] Practicum
    • [CGL-602] Grammar and Grammar Teaching
    • [CGL-605] Translation from Albanian/Macedonian into German
    • [EGL-504] Swiss and Austrian Civilization
    • [EGL-403] Analysis of literary Texts
    • [CGL-403] Civilization of the German - speaking area
    • [EGL-405] Language Policy in EU
    • [EGL-302] New German Orthography
    • [EGL-303] Creative Writing
    • [EGL-602] Error Analysis
  • [6 ECTS] Free elective course
    • [EFE-107] Public Speaking
    • [EFE-127] Debate and Presentation Skills
    • [EFE-108] Intercultural Studies
    • [EFE-108] Communication Skills
    • [EFE-110] Advanced Excel
    • [EFE-111] Advanced IT skills
    • [EFE-112] Advanced Word
    • [EFE-113] Google Apps
    • [EFE-114] Advanced Access
    • [EFE-115] Desktop Publications
    • [EFE-116] Web Publications
    • [EFE-129] Albanian Language and Writing Culture
    • [EFE-131] Albanian Language for Specific
    • [EFE-102] Academic Writing in English
    • [EFE-103] Academic Writing in Macedonian
    • [EFE-104] Academic Writing in Albanian
    • [EFE-105] German Language (level 1 to 4)
    • [EFE-117] Environmental Protection
    • [EFE-121] Professional Careеr Development
    • [EFE-132] Human Rights and Freedoms

Semester 8

  • [CGL-801] [6 ECTS] Contemporary German Language VIII
    The purpose of this course is to acquire the language skills and competences at C1/2 level. The following skills should be acquired: listening, understanding, reading, and speaking using the textbook “Ziel Kursbuch C1/2” and different materials for that level. This course involves: conversations on various topics, dialogues, writing compositions, articles from newspapers, exercises for comprehension of a spoken text, writing papers, complex grammatical structures, idioms etc.
  • [EGL-601] [6 ECTS] History of German Language
    The aim of this course is to introduce students to the basic concepts and trends of the Indo-German and German language. Gothic as a representative of the German pre-language. First dislocation of consonants. Accent. Werner’s Law. Vowels. Ablaut. Verb conjugation. Noun division. Inflection of adjectives. Features (second dislocation of consonants, harmonization of vowels: primary umlaut, transformation of e to i, of i to e, of u to o, etc.). Analysis of the song about Hildebrandt. Features (weakening of vowels into an un-emphasized syllable, secondary umlaut, transformation of sk into sch, etc.). Analysis of The Song of the Niuelungs. Features (diphthongs, monophthongs, extension, shortening, labialization, delabialization, increase and decrease of vowels, etc.) Works and deeds of Luther.
  • [EGL-603] [6 ECTS] Testing and Assessment in German as foreign Language
    The subject aims at preparing students for the basics of assessment and testing in German as a foreign language (DaF), so that they can implement those techniqUEs and methods later in their professional career as teachers of German as a foreign language. The subject contains the following issUEs and qUEstions: What is an error? How does the correction of written and spoken errors function? What are graded exams? Which of the examinations test listening, reading, speaking and writing? Are there any tests about vocabulary, lexis and grammar? How are writing and speaking assessed?
  • [LCC-802] [6 ECTS] Project - Case studies
    Students will present and discuss their projects (Diploma Thesis) in the field of linguistics, literature, culture and methodology of teaching German as a foreign language.
  • [6 ECTS] Elective course
    • [EGL-505] Introduction to Methodology and TechniqUEs of Research writing
    • [EGL-503] Contemporary German Literature
    • [EGL-506] Acquisition of German as foreign Language
    • [EGL-401] Translation from German into Albanian/Macedonian
    • [EGL-605] Practicum
    • [CGL-602] Grammar and Grammar Teaching
    • [CGL-605] Translation from Albanian/Macedonian into German
    • [EGL-504] Swiss and Austrian Civilization
    • [EGL-403] Analysis of literary Texts
    • [CGL-403] Civilization of the German - speaking area
    • [EGL-405] Language Policy in EU
    • [EGL-302] New German Orthography
    • [EGL-303] Creative Writing
    • [EGL-602] Error Analysis
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