Course detail

German Language B1 - 2

FP-NJ2BKAcad. year: 2019/2020

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 intermediate as needed for everyday communication.

Prerequisites

It follows up on the language knowledge and skills obtained in the previous semester.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Studijní opory ke kurzu na www.vutbr.cz/elearning (CS)
DRMLOVÁ, D., HOMOLKOVÁ, B., KETTNEROVÁ, D., TESAŘOVÁ,L. Německy s úsměvem nově. Plzeň: Fraus 2002. ISBN 80-7238-229-2 (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 B1 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 B1 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. 15 – L. 16
2. self-study
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7. L. 17 - 18
8. self-study
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13. Credit test

Aims

The aim of the course is to equip students with knowledge and skills at 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.
Direct teaching:
- obligatory 3 units
Indirect teaching:
- Self-study related to the 1st part 45 hours
- Self-study related to the 2nd part 45 hours
- Self-study related to the 3rd part 45 hours
Consultations 5 hours

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR-KS Master's

    branch MGR-PFO-KS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning