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