Austrian Language and Culture (Beginner)

Course book of " 1/A1.1. Schritte PLUS neu. Deutsch als Zweitsprache. Kurs- und Arbeitsbuch. Österreich", certain additional materials.

Art der Vermittlung


Art der Veranstaltung


Empfohlene Fachliteratur

Daniela Niebisch, Sylvette Penning-Hiemstra, Franz Specht, „Schritte plus Neu 1 – Österreich“, Kursbuch + Arbeitsbuch mit Audio-CD zum Arbeitsbuch, Hueber Verlag GmBH 2016.

Lern- und Lehrmethode

Various exercises to develop various skills (from receptive to productive skills), station learning/learning circle, TPR (= total physical response).


1. Attendance is registered in accordance with the attendance list generated by the CIS. If previously excused, substantiated and exceptional absence (e.g. due to clashes with another course, where an examination must be taken) is accepted.
2. Participation: requires an active participation in the classroom, questions of any kind (grammar, geography, vocabulary ...) even beyond the course contents are expressly welcome.
3. Homework: is given after each class in the form of in-depth grammar exercises and one writing assignment. The delivery of home assignments is obligatory; the return of the corrected tasks takes place at the beginning of the next course.
4. Final test

  • Attendence and participation: max. 50 points
  • Homework: max. 25 points
  • Final test: max. 25 points

Voraussetzungen laut Lehrplan

No prerequisites except to dominate the lingua franca English, which is used in this beginner´s course for explanations.



International Programme

Akademischer Grad

International Programme

ECTS Credits






Studienjahr, in dem die Lerneinheit angeboten wird


Semester in dem die Lehrveranstaltung angeboten wird

1 WS



Lernergebnisse der Lehrveranstaltung

After A.1.1 the student should be able to greet, to ask and understand simple questions, to talk about him/herself, about what he/she does in his/her spare time and professionally, to talk about his/her family, to make appointments, to say and understand numbers and time, to understand, when people talk about their daily routine or about what they did the day before.

Kennzahl der Lehrveranstaltung