Course detail

German Language A2 - 2

FP-NJ2AAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course is intended to teach German as the second foreign language at general level. It is focused on practical, everyday communication for the international workplace.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be made familiar with general vocabulary for the workplace and grammar at pre-intermediate as needed for everyday communication.

Prerequisites

Course is a follow-up to the course studied in the winter semester.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

FUNK Hermann, KUHN Christina, DEMME Silke. Studio d A 2. 312 s. Plzeň: Fraus 2007 ISBN 978-80-7238-882-0 (DE)
Studijní opory: http://www.kj.fme.vutbr.cz/studopory/de/grammar/mluvnice.pdf (CS)
Studijní opory ke kurzu: www.vutbr.cz/elearning (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course it taught by means of language lessons focused on practicing language skills and developing vocabulary. It includes also individual work of students in the elearning environment.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having attended the seminars actively and worked out all assigned tasks for self-study. Students have to pass a credit test reaching 50% points as minimum.
Passing the written examination verifies the student's listening and reading comprehension skills, his or her skill to compose a written text on a given topic, and his or her knowledge of grammatical and lexical structures at A2 level of CEFR. Passing the oral examination verifies the student's skill to speak and express his or her opinions of general topics in the form of a dialogue at A2 level of CEFR.
The exam has one regular term and one resit. For second resit see Dean’s directive 3/2014.

Language of instruction

German

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. L. 7
2. L. 7
3. L. 8
4. L. 8
5. L. 9
6. L. 9
7. L. 10
8. L. 10
9. L. 11
10. L. 11
11. L. 12
12. L. 12
13. Credit test

Aims

The aim of the course is to equip students with knowledge and skills at pre-intermediate level that are necessary for real-life tasks, such as describing problems or giving instructions, that arise in a wide range of economic occupations.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at seminars is systematically checked by the teacher. Absence may be in justified cases compensated for by the agreement with the teacher.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK Bachelor's

    branch BAK-UAD , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch BAK-EP , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch BAK-EPM , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional

  • Programme MGR Master's

    branch MGR-ŘEP , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, optional
    branch MGR-PFO , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer