Study programmes / B-PPR Plant Protection / World Language - German Advanced Course 2
Course code:NJP2
Course title in language of instruction:Weltsprache - Deutsch Fortgeschrittener 2
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - němčina pokročilí 2
Course title in English:World Language - German Advanced Course 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; 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:WS 2019/2020 - FA
Name of lecturer:Mgr. et Mgr. Irena Býčková (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Prerequisites:World Language - German Advanced Course 1
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.
Course contents:
1.Speaking (allowance 0/8)
b.Topical issues
c.Studium, university

2.Listening (allowance 0/6)
a.For gist
b.For main idea/ideas
c.For specific information

3.Writing (allowance 0/4)
a.Letter of application
b.Letter of complaint, questionnaire

4.Grammar (allowance 0/6)
a.Pronominals adverbs, adjektives in genitive
b.Subordinate clauses with statt-zu, anstatt dass, statt + genitiv
c.Passive with "sein", "werden"
d.Subordinate clauses with "bevor", "während", "seit"
e.Perfect participle, present participle

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:1 test during the semester, 1 test in the end of the semester + oral presentation in the lesson + max 2 absence. If the student pass successfully the written test, he goes to the oral exam - discussion about the topic, which we discussed in the lesson.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     practice24 h0 h
     consultation2 h0 h
     preparation for exam14 h0 h
     preparation for regular assessment8 h0 h
     preparation for regular testing8 h0 h
Total56 h0 h

Basic reading list
  • LÉVY-HILLERICH, D. Mit Deutsch in Europa studieren - arbeiten - leben. Fraus, 2005. ISBN 80-7238-369-8.
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, V. Deutsch an der Uni: němčina pro vysoké školy. 2nd ed. Praha: Ekopress, 2009. 326 p. ISBN 978-80-86929-42-2.
  • DALLAPIAZZA, R. et al. Tangram aktuell 3: Lektion 5 - 8 : Kursbuch + Arbeitsbuch : Niveaustufe B1/2. 1st ed. Ismaning: Hueber, 2006. 158 p. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. ISBN 978-3-19-001819-2.