Course detail

German for Pre-intermediate Students I

FAST-BYN2Acad. year: 2020/2021

Grammar: past tense (perfektum) of verbs with separable and inseparable prefixes, past tense of modal verbs, prepositions with names, local prepositions with dative and accusative, the subjunctive, reflexive verbs, verbs with prepositions, question words, dative and accusative objects and their position in the sentence, conjunctions weil, wenn, dass

Vocabulary: travelling, eating habits, in the restaurant, at work, sport and fitness, education and career, celebrations and gifts


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student will be able to understand basic information that is expressed clearly and in a standard way, will be able to form short simple texts on common topics, will reach the target level A2 lower according to the CEFR


Students should be familiar with grammar and vocabulary taught in the courses BYN1 a BYN12. Grammar: conjugation of verbs to be, to have and other basic verbs, separable prefixes, personal and possessive pronouns, word order in a sentence, negation, definite and indefinite article, plural, numbers, time expressions, modal verbs, local and temporal prepositions, past tense ("Perfekt"), conjugation of the verb "werden", possessive and demonstrative pronouns in dative and accusative, ordinal numerals, adverbs - comparatives, imperative and past tense of auxiliary verbs Vocabulary: meeting others, introducing yourself, family, food and drink, living in a house or a flat, my day, free time, learning, jobs, asking for directions, travelling - hotels, timetables, body parts and health, clothes and shopping, holidays


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

NIEBISCH, Daniela a kol.: Schritte international 3. Ismaning: Hueber Verlag, 2006. ISBN 10 3-19-001853-7. (DE)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Understanding of basic information which is expressed in a clear and standard way,
forming of simple texts on basic common topics,
target level according to the CEFR: A2 lower

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

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