Study programmes / B-PPR Plant Protection / World Language - German Intermediate Course 1
Course code:NJSP1
Course title in language of instruction:Weltsprache - Deutsch für Mittelfortgeschrittene 1
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - němčina středně pokročilí 1
Course title in English:World Language - German Intermediate Course 1
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2; part-time, 0/8
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:German
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FA
Name of lecturer:Mgr. et Mgr. Irena Býčková (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Prerequisites:not German 1 and not German 2 and not German K 1 and not German K 2 and not Language in Business - German and not to study at faculty LDF
Aims of the course:The extension and establishing of knowledge gained by previous studies and the improvement of communicative and presentative abilities of the students in a foreign language.
- oral presentations
- listening for gist
- academic writing
- grammar
Course contents:
1.Speaking - student's personality, family, native town/village, native country, university and university life, Mendel University, faculty, branch and other topics (allowance 0/4)
2.Listening - listening for gist, listening for main idea/ideas, listening for specific information (allowance 0/4)
3.Writing - structured CV, e-mailing, form filling (allowance 0/4)
4.Reading: reading for global understanding, reading for main idea/ideas, reading for specific information (allowance 0/4)
5.Grammar - word order, question, negation, imperative, modal verbs (allowance 0/8)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-ability to solve problems
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in international context
-ability to work independently
-skilled at utilizing and processing information
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Ability to communicate in foreign language using corresponding terminology
-Awareness and observing the aspects stemming from non-European national and cultural backgrounds
-Understanding intercultural differences and interrelations

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 - max 2 abcense, 1 testu during the semestr, 1 test in the end of the semestr, oral presentation in lesson
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     practice24 h0 h
     preparation for regular assessment4 h0 h
Total28 h0 h

Basic reading list
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, V. Moderní učebnice němčiny. Praha: Svoboda, 2007. ISBN 978-80-205-0594-1.
  • SCHÖNHERR, T. -- DALLAPIAZZA, R. -- VON JAN, E. TANGRAM aktuell 2 Lektion 1 - 4. Ismaning, Německo : Hueber Verlag, 2012. 152 p. ISBN 978-3-19-001816-1.
Recommended reading list
  • BENÍŠKOVÁ - SCHULZE, B. Mit Deutsch in Europa. Fraus, 2004.
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, V. Deutsch an der Uni: němčina pro vysoké školy. 2nd ed. Praha: Ekopress, 2009. 326 p. ISBN 978-80-86929-42-2.