Study programmes / B-EMEN Economics and Management / German 1
Course code:SVN1
Course title in language of instruction:Deutsch 1
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - Němčina 1
Course title in English:German 1
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:German
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2017/2018 - FBE
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Ludmila Horáková (supervisor)
Prerequisites:VSTUPNI_TEST (31 , 101) and not Final Bachelor Exam and (Language in Business - English or Language in Business - English) and to study at faculty Personal Finance and not English 1 and not now English 1 and not Spanish 1 and not now Spanish 1 and not French 1 and not now French 1 and not Russian 1 and not now Russian 1 and not Italian 1 and not now Italian 1
Aims of the course:The main subject goal is to acquire and deepen knowledge of all general language competences (reading, writing, listening, speaking)at level B1.
Course contents:
1.Lesson 1 (allowance 0/2)
a.Meeting people, family

2.Lesson 1 (allowance 0/2)

3.Lesson 2 (allowance 0/2)
b.Two-way prepositions

4.Lesson 2 (allowance 0/2)
a.Two-way prepositions
b.Directional adverbs
c.Phonetics ü

5.Lesson 3 (allowance 0/2)
a.Food, at the restaurant
b.Indefinite and possessive pronouns
c.Adverbs of time
d.Phonetics s, ss, ß

6.Lesson 4 (allowance 0/2)
a.World of work
b.Giving advice - subjunctive II sollen
d.Phonetics ch, stress

7.Lesson 5 (allowance 0/2)
b.Reflexive verbs
c.Verbs with prepositions

8.Lesson 5 (allowance 0/2)
b.Prepositional adverbs
c.Phonetics r

9.Lesson 6 (allowance 0/2)
a.Education and career
b.Präteritum - Modal verbs

10.Lesson 6 (allowance 0/2)
a.School system, university

11.Lesson 7 (allowance 0/2)
a.Celebrations and presents
b.Possesive article and indefinite article

12.Lesson 7 (allowance 0/2)
a.Position of objects in a sentence
b.Phonetics - compounds

13.Revision (allowance 0/2)
a.Revision of key grammatical structures and vocabulary from lessons 1-7

14.Summary test (allowance 0/2)
a.A summary test testing acquired knowledge of grammar and vocabulary from lessons 1-7

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in international context
-communication in second language
-general knowledge

Specific competences:
-Student can ask for and search detailed information in a foreign language and pass the information as well.
-Student can participate in interactions ina foreign language.
-Student can understand intermediate texts written in a foreign language and create them.
-Student can write a letter or an email in a foreign language.
-Student understands intermediate grammatical structures of a foreign language.
-The student masters intermediate vocabulary and phrases in a foreign language.

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Attendance at the seminars is mandatory. In the continuous assessment students have to gain a minimum of 70 points out of a maximum of 100 points to be awarded credit. In the 5th and 10th week of the term students take a test that has 20 questions. Each test makes a maximum of 20% of the total marks. Students can gain a maximum of 20 points per each test. In the 14th week of the term students take a final credit test consisting of 60 questions in an electronic form. The test makes a maximum of 60% of the total marks. Students can gain up to 60 points at most.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam7 h
     preparation for regular assessment14 h
     preparation for regular testing7 h
Total56 h

Basic reading list
  • HILPERT, S. et al. Schritte 3 international: Kursbuch + Arbeitsbuch. 1. vyd. Ismaning: Hueber, 2006. 168 p. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. ISBN 978-3-19-001853-6.
Recommended reading list
  • SPECHT, F. -- GOTTSTEIN-SCHRAMM, B. -- KALENDER, S. Schritte Übungsgrammatik. Ismaning: HUeber, 2010. 184 p. ISBN 978-3-19-301911-0.
  • NIEBISCH, D. Schritte international 3+4: Intensivtrainer mit Audio CD. Ismaning: Hueber Verlag, 2009. 80 p. ISBN 978-3-19-011853-3.