Study programmes / B-EPA Economic policy and administration / German 2
Course code:SVN2
Course title in language of instruction:Deutsch 2
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - Němčina 2
Course title in English:German 2
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (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:SS 2019/2020 - FBE
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Šárka Jeřábková (supervisor)
Prerequisites:German 1
 
Aims of the course:The main subject goal is to acquire and deepen knowledge of all general language competences (reading, writing, speaking and listening)aiming at level B2.
Course contents:
1.Lesson 16 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: Studies, Choosing a profession
b.Genitive
c.Konjunktiv II (Subjunctive)
d.Polite questions, recommending, wishes and dreams

2.Lesson 16 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: Education
b.Relative pronouns
c.Relative clauses

3.Lesson 17 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: First work experience
b.Aplying for a job
c.CV
d.Job interview

4.Lesson 17 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: Company history
b.Passive voice – present, past

5.Lesson 18 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: Holidays, travelling, accommodation
b.Comparing

6.Lesson 18 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: the Alps
b.Time clauses

7.Lesson 20 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: Liechtenstein
b.Comparative and superlative in predicate adjectives

8.Lesson 21 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: Visiting Hamburg
b.Infinitive in sentences

9.Lesson 22 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: Communication
b.Conditional sentences

10.Lesson 24 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: Volunteering
b.Verb prepositional phrases

11.Lesson 24 (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Topic: Work on a farm
b.Using verb prepositional phrases in sentences

12.Revision (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Summary of the areas covered in both semesters

13.Revision (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Mock test

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 and be admitted to the oral exam. 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. After the credit award students are admitted to the oral exam testing their speaking skills (fluency, accuracy, range of vocabulary, pronunciation). The exam lasts 15 minutes. Students have a dictionary at their disposal during the preparation time. The duration of the preparation is 15 minutes.
The minimum to pass is 60% out of the maximum 100%. Students are assigned a final grade A-F.
 
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice28 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam7 h
     preparation for regular assessment14 h
     preparation for regular testing7 h
Total56 h

Basic reading list
  • FÜGERT, N. -- DOUBEK, M. -- BRAUN , B. DaF kompakt neu A1-B1, Kursbuch. Stuttgart: Klett, 2016. 304 p. ISBN 978-3-12-676310-3.
  • DOUBEK, M. -- FÜGERT, N. -- BRAUN, B. DaF kompakt neu A1-B1, Übungsbuch. Stuttgart: Klett, 2016. 328 p. ISBN 978-3-12-676311-0.
  • SPECHT, F. -- GOTTSTEIN-SCHRAMM, B. -- KALENDER, S. Schritte Übungsgrammatik. Ismaning: Hueber Verlag, 2010. 184 p. ISBN 978-3-19-301911-0.