DIPLOMA IN GERMAN:
The Diploma level of German as a Foreign language offered by the University of Mumbai is at par with the A2 level of Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and is internationally recognized.
At Level A2: The student:
- Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
- Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
- Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need
Eligibility: S.S.C. / I.C.S.E. / C.B.S.E. i.e. Certificate of having cleared the 10th Standard Examination recognised by this University +
Certificate Programme in German conducted by this or any other University/Institution, which is recognised by this University,
Clearing A 1 / the Grundstufe 1 of Max Mueller Bhavans in India or of any Goethe Institute worldwide,
Clearing the H.S.C. exam with German as one of the subjects,
Learning German in school for at least two years and having cleared the respective exam.
Tuition fees: Rs. 4,460/- per annum. Registration: Rs. 40/- (Fees subject to change)
Exam fees: Rs. 1,260/- (to be paid in December)
Duration: One Academic Year
Timings: Sunday Batch: 9.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m. / 1.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
The Diploma Course consists of two papers 0f 100 marks each and an oral exam of 50 marks.
Paper I: Writing Skills will be dealing with A 2 level. Its aim will be to strengthen the structural knowledge of German, develop writing skills and to lead the students to higher level of written expression in German language and comprehension of difficult texts.
Paper II: Reading & Listening Skills will enhance the reading and listening skills and topics like physical features of German speaking countries, festivals, religions, social life, sports and leisure, education system. Appropriate comprehension and structural exercises shall be given to facilitate the interpretation of German texts. Culture specific problems of understanding literature shall be discussed. Two or more literary/cultural texts may be included.
Orals: Speaking Skills (50 marks)
Standard of Passing: Minimum of 50% in each paper of the written exam and 50% in oral exam separately.