German C1

Spoken Interaction
Spoken Production
Written Production
C1 CEFR I can understand extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly. I can understand television programmes and films without too much effort. I can understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style. I can understand specialised articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to my field. I can express myself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. I can use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes. I can formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate my contribution skilfully to those of other speakers I can present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating sub-themes, developing particular points and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion I can express myself in clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view at some length. I can write detailed expositions of complex subjects in an essay or a report, underlining what I consider to be the salient issues. I can write different kinds of texts in a style appropriate to the reader in mind.
C1+ German Studies In ATS3100, I am understanding conversations about complex topics, interviews, oral reports, speeches and  announcements. I am able to access and process advanced spoken texts >15 minutes in length. Texts involve a wide variety of genres and form the bases to a 15 listening exam. In ATS3100, I am recognizing different opinions and implicit statements, and the different functions of genres, styles and registers.. I am able to understand colloquial language and idiomatic expressions, and am further exploring scientific and technical texts. Texts vary in length between 1000-2000 words, depending on  complexity and level of abstraction. In ATS3100, I am summarizing long texts. I am able to engage in long and detailed debates, deliver speeches and generate reports. In ATS3100, I am improving my ability to develop expository and argumentation skills during long presentations. I am developing sociolinguistic and target-culture competencies, and developing accurate adherence to socio-interactive norms (knowledge of taboos, politeness and directness norms, age and gender-specific rules) In ATS3100, I am writing long, well-structured comments. I can precisely describe experiences and feelings in long letters. I generate texts, unassisted, of 300-500 words in one hour. I am aware of complex discursive norms, and my writing reflects these norms.
C1 German Studies In ATS3099, I am listening to radio programmes, including non-standard language programmes. I am able to understand colloquial language in theatre plays and films. I am increasingly focusing on advanced processing skills aimed at recall and recasting of audio-visual input. In ATS3099, I am accessing and processing complex current affairs and contemporary literary texts. I am further improving my foreign language reading abilities and furthering metalinguistic skills, analyzing differences and focusing on similarities (cognates, shared frames, scripts and concepts). These will form the basis for reading exams. In ATS3099, I can express ideas clearly and fluently in an interview. I am leading discussions and interacting across a broad spectrum of media – telephone, skype, face-to-face and blogs.I am preparing for 15 minute, unassisted, oral examinations. In ATS3099, I am leading discussions about complex topics. I am able to develop argumentation skills, and am consciously enriching my verbal repertoire in order to be able to interact across a broader functional spectrum. In ATS3099, I am using  advanced analytical, expository and argumentative skills in written context. I can summarize highly complex texts. I generate texts, unassisted, of 300-500 words in one hour. I am becoming conscious of more complex discursive norms.