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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
GERFD2 Language Learning 3–4 ECTS
Organised by
German Language and Culture
Person in charge
Olli Salminen, Udo Miebs

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to language learning and its theories from different viewpoints.


Absorbing mother tongue, its prerequisites and development; prerequisites and progress of learning a foreign language; an introduction to the theories of foreign language learning.

Modes of study

Lectures and related exercises. Alternatively a book exam. Course can be taken in Finnish and/or in German.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Evaluation by participation in exercises and final exam or essay. Alternatively a book exam.

Study materials

Apeltauer, E., Grundlagen des Erst- und Fremdsprachenerwerbs. 1997. OR Edmonson/Hause, Einführung in die Sprachlehrforschung. 3. Aufl. 2006.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Foreign Language Teaching (German Language and Culture)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies