Winter Semester 2021

  • Arabic

    Attention: The courses start in the 1st week of lectures. First class on WEDNESDAY 6 Oct 17:50 – 19:00. After that, always MONDAYS 8-11:15 a.m. NO CLASS on Monday, Oct 11.

    Information on Moodle Zusatzangebote / Arabic

    In WS 2021 Arabic A1 Teil 1 will be offered.  Inquiries to: rasheed.zaharka@htwg-konstanz.de

    Mr. Zaharka starts the course as a moodle course with WebEx teleconferences.

    Arabic A1-Part 1.  4sws Learn Arabic too. The following topics are covered with the book "Salam!" (chapters 1-5): greeting and introducing yourself, on the phone, your job, your home, in the city. Introduction to the Arabic script. Emphasis on oral communication. Mon 8 - 11:15 a.m. ONLINE. Instructor: Rasheed Zaharka (20110)

     

  • Chinese

    Courses start in the 2nd week of lectures

    Akutelle Informationen auf moodle: Zusatzangebote /Chinesisch

    Chinese A1. 4 sws. 你好!喜欢吃中国菜吗?Dies are Chinese characters. Don't they look interesting? Is it true that Chinese eat everything that has four legs except tables? If you are interested in Chinese language and culture, you should learn more about it. Besides, you should know that Chinese language and culture are different in Taiwan(R.O.C.), Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR and other Chinese-speaking areas. Course Date: Mon 14-17:15 with web conferencing. Instructor: Ms. Yang-Schmidhuber. (21140) Please register in advance with Ms. Schmidhuber - limited places!

    Chinese A2. 4sws. A2 course is for students who already acquired some basic Chinese language skills. It contains basic business Chinese. After finishing the course, students will have a proficiency level to pass HSK 2 or 3.(HSK, Chinese Proficiency Test , hàn yǔ shuǐ píng kǎo shì)The A2 course is for students who already have some basic Chinese language skills. The course covers the basics of professional communication. After completing the course, students should be able to take the HSK Chinese language exam at level 2 or 3.(HSK, Chinese language level exam, hàn yǔ shuǐ píng kǎo shì). Thursday 8:00-11:15 am with web conferencing. Instructor: Ms. Yang-Schmidhuber. (21xxx) Please register in advance with Ms. Schmidhuber - limited places!

    My name is Yunxin Yang (Angelina Schmidhuber) and I am from Nanjing in eastern China. With my degree in "Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language" from Beijing University of Language and Culture, I already have several years of teaching experience in China and Germany. I teach Mandarin (the "High Chinese") with dialogues, role-playing, movies, games, teamwork, calligraphy and comparisons between Mandarin and European languages like German and English. If you have any questions, just contact me: angelinayx@gmail.com

    ONLY this semester we can also offer Chinese A2.

     

     

  • English

    Please check individual courses for starting week (i.e. first or second week of lectures).

    Sign-up on moodle to find out how the courses will run in WS 2021. Go to Zusatzangebote /
    English Alle Zusatzangebote-Kurse im 2021 WS.

    1. A2 Speaking English, 2sws. Improve your pronunciation and speaking skills with a wide variety of exercises in this course. Tuesday 11:30-1 p.m. ONLINE. Starts first week of lectures via teleconference. Information on moodle. Taught by: Mrs.Wallace-Santo. (22260)
       

    2. B2 People Skills, The aim of this course is to learn about people skills and develop your own people skills by improving your self-competence and your language and communication skills. You will study selected video-, audio-, and text materials, do quizzes and exercises related to the topic, keep a learning journal and discuss your findings in the online learning forum of the course. Enrolment starts second week of lectures. Friday 2-3:30 p.m.Taught ONLINE by: Patrik Schulz (22360) Write to: schulz@htwg-konstanz.de

    3. B1/B2 Negotiating in English, 2 sws. Learn about negotiating strategies and practice them in English. Will be offered again in SS2022
       

    4. B2/C1 US Culture and Current Events. 2 sws. Discuss the important issues of the day concerning the USA and get insider information on the happenings that are shaping modern US life and culture. Mon. 15:45. Begins Monday, second week of lectures in room M203. . More information on moodle. Taught by: James Paul. (22460)

    5. B2/C1 This is Germany. 2 sws. ONLINE This course is designed to give an overview of the most important political, geographical, cultural and social developments of modern Germany. Foreign students learn about Germany; German students learn to explain what Germany is about. MORE INFORMATION on moodle, Starts in first week of lectures: Monday 15:45.  Taught by: Patricia Alleyne-Dettmers (22480)
       

    6. A1-A2 Englisch Intensivkurs, 30 Stunden in 5 Tagen, in den Semesterferien. Termin noch offen, ca. Anfang März 2022. Besonders geeignet für Studierende mit geringen Vorkenntnissen. Weitere Informationen auf Moodle.. Dozentin: Frau Hildebrand. (22100)

  • French

    Courses start in the 2nd week of lectures.

    Current information on moodle: Zusatzangebote / Französisch A1-A2 2021 WS

    Our instructor teaches French with the Flusion method. The FLUSION language method is specially designed for beginners and the French language. It offers a holistic language experience. The emphasis of the language course is on listening comprehension as well as oral expression skills.You will dive intensively into the melody, the rhythm of the French language. A variety of repetitions will give you confidence. Your pronunciation will be intensively trained. After an introduction in German, the language course takes place in French.

    1. A1 Gruppe 1, 4 sws, for beginners with no or little prior knowledge. Mon 15:45-19 via Skype. Instructor: Ms. Abaz-Clementz (23110 ) Inquiries: abaz.mirsad@aol.com

    2. A2 Gruppe, 4 sws, for students with prior knowledge (e.g., French A1). Tues 3:45-7pm via Skype. Instructor: Ms. Abaz-Clementz (23210) Inquiries: abaz.mirsad@aol.com

     

  • German as a Foreign Language

    Information on courses for German as a foreign language.

    or contact

    Fabiana Gouveia Pflüger    fabiana.pflueger@htwg-konstanz.de
    Office hours
    Monday through Friday   10.00 - 12.00   in   B 122
    Phone                +49 7531 206-712

  • Italian

    Courses begin in the 2nd week of lectures

    Current information on moodle: Additional offers / Italian 2021 WS

    Italienisch A1, 4 sws, for beginners with no previous knowledge. Wednesdays 18-19:30pm and Fridays 17-18:30pm ONLINE, siehe Link oben. Dozentin: Frau Höchsmann (24210). Inquiries: lucia.dirk@t-online.de

    Italienisch A2, 4 sws, This course is for participants with previous knowledge, e.g. who have already completed A1 level" Online Mondays 18:00-19:30 and Thursdays 17:00-18:30 with Ms Höchsmann. Inquiries: lucia.dirk@t-online.de

     

     

  • Japanese

    Courses Start in the 2nd week of lectures

    Japanese A1_2
    Lecturer: Dr. Runako von Lübke
    Friday 8:00-9:30 (2 SWS / 3 ECTS)

    Max. Number of participants: 15

    Course Description: This course is designed for students who have completed the language course "Japanisch A1-Teil 1" or an equivalent level. Students will be improving their language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in appropriate cultural contexts. They will also explore more grammatical structures and develop better fluency in speech and writing skills, including 30additional kanji. The course is conducted in Japanese (direct method) and English. Registration: Registration is done by email to the instructor (to Dr. Runako von Lübke rluebke@htwg-konstanz.de). Based on the e-mail registration, the lecturer will send further information to the participants. Additonal information is available on Moodle.

    Japanese A2_1

    Instructor: Dr. Runako von Lübke
    Friday 9:45-11:15 (2 SWS / 3 ECTS)

    Max. Number of participants: 15

    Course Description: This course is designed for students who have completed the language courses "Japanisch A1-Teil 3" or an equivalent level (A1 level). Students are familiar with writing Hiragana and Katakana scripts and at least 145 Kanji introduced in Japanisch A1 Teil1, 2 and 3. The focus of the course is on developing effective and situational communication. In addition to a confident approach to Hiragana and Katakana, students learn 64 additional Kanji and expand their socio-cultural understanding of Japanese society. The course is conducted in Japanese (direct method) and English. Registration: Registration is done by email to the instructor (to Dr. Runako von Lübke rluebke@htwg-konstanz.de). Based on the e-mail registration, the lecturer will send further information to the participants. Aditional information are available on Moodle.

    Registration:
    The registration is done by e-mail to the lecturer: rluebke@htwg-konstanz.de.  Based on the e-mail registration, the lecturer will send more detailed information to the participants.
    Further information will be available on the Moodle page.

     

     

     

  • Spanish

    Please check individual courses for starting week (i.e. 1st or 2nd week in the teaching semester)

    Due to the current developments concerning the "Corona Virus", our Spanish courses will also be adapted in terms of media didactics: we intend to offer a wider range of online events by implementing a blended learning teaching model (mainly online events and a presence-offline event calendar).

    Moodle is not yet activated for you. You will still receive a circular email to your htwg address with the next information.

    Ms. de la Rosa's Spanish courses will all begin in the2nd week of lectures.


    A1 group 1, 4 sws, for beginners without previous knowledge. Textbook: Con Gusto A1/ Klett Verlag. Course dates: Wed 8-9:30 in M107 and Wed 9.45-11:15 in M003. Lecturer: Mrs delaRosa (28110)


    A1 group 2, 4 sws, for beginners without previous knowledge. Textbook: Con Gusto A1/ Klett Verlag. dates: Thu 11:30-13 in M107.  Alternating in Presence and Online. Lecturer: Mrs de la Rosa (28120)


    A1 group 4, 4 sws, for beginners with no previous knowledge. Textbook "Puente". Dates: Mon 5:30pm & Wed 11:30am. Starts in the 1st week of lectures via teleconference. Lecturer: Dr. Alleyne-Dettmers (28140)  
     

    A1 group 5, compulsory subject Spanish MMS 2 (Mechanical Engineering) 4sws. Textbook: Con Gusto A1/ Klett Verlag.  Course dates: Tue 8-9.30 in M107 and Tue 9.45 - 11.15 in M005. Lecturer: Mrs de la Rosa (28150)
     

    A2 group 1 (only one course) 4 sws, for students with previous knowledge (expects Spanish A1). Textbook: Vía Rápida A1-B1/ Klett Verlag, lessons 4-8. dates: Tue 11:30-13 in M107 and Tue 14-15:45 in M005. Alternating in presence and online. Lecturer: Mrs. de la Rosa (28210)
    Dates for intermediate levels B1-B2:
     

    B1 group 1 (only one course), 4sws, for students with previous knowledge (expects Spanish A2). Textbook: Vía Rápida A1-B1/ Klett Verlag.dates: Wed 11.30-13:00 in M107 and Wed 14:00-15:30 in M107. Lecturer: Mrs de la Rosa
     

    B2 group (one film course) Español cultural con películas, 4 sws, for participants with previous knowledge (e.g. Spanish B1). Textbook or material: to be announced. Course dates: Fri 8-09:30 M107 and Fri 9:45-11 Uhr.  Alternating in presence and online in M107. Lecturer: Mrs de la Rosa (28350)
     

     

     

     

  • Turkish

    Mr. Kragöz starts: in the 1st week of lectures. Current information on: Zusatzangebote / Türkisch 2021 WS

    A1 part 1, 2 sws, for participants without previous knowledge, with "Güle Güle". Thu 14 o'clock via teleconference.  Lecturer: Mr. Karagöz. (27510)

    A1 part 2, 2 sws, for participants with previous knowledge, with "Güle Güle". Thu 15.45 via teleconference. Lecturer: Mr. Karagöz. (27520)