Course detail

German 5

FSI-N5Acad. year: 2020/2021

The course is intended to teach German as a foreign language at upper intermediate level. Also dealt with is the language for specific technical purposes. 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 for everyday communication as well as with grammar and vocabulary for more difficult communication situations. They will acquire reading and listening comprehension skills which will enable them to react and communicate independently in both written and oral form.

Prerequisites

The course N5 is intended for intermediate students at level A2 CEFR. It doesn’t follow up on the course N4.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Funk, Hermann a kol.: Studio d B1. Fraus, Plzeň 2008
Funk, Hermann - Kuhn, Christina: Studio 21 B1. Fraus, Plzeň 2016
E-learningové studijní opory pro předmět Němčina N5.
http://www.kj.fme.vutbr.cz/studopory/de/grammar/mluvnice.pdf
Funk, Hermann a kol.: Studio d B1 - cvičebnice, Fraus Plzeň 2009

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Language instruction as an extension of basic professional curriculum.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having attended the seminars actively, worked out assigned tasks and passed a credit test. 60% points at the credit test as minimum.

Language of instruction

German

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim of the course is to equip students for real-life tasks, such as describing problems or giving instructions, that arise in a wide range of technical occupations.
Students will be able to communicate in more difficult situations using relevant language means, and master elementary terms of the language for specific purposes.

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

Attendance at seminars is compulsory and is systematically checked by the teacher. Students are allowed to miss two seminars. Absence may be in justified cases compensated for with the consent of the teacher.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-OBN-P Bachelor's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme N-OBN-P Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme M2V-P Master's

    branch M-VSY , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Syllabus (Contents):
1. Starting B1
2. L 1
3. L 1
4. L 2
5. L 2
6. L 3
7. L 3
8. L 4
9. L 4
10. L 5
11. L 5
12. Station 1
13. Summary, credit test

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