Study programmes / B-PPR Plant Protection / World Language - German Intermediate Course 2
Course code:NJSP2
Course title in language of instruction:Weltsprache - Deutsch Mittelfortgeschrittene 2
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - němčina středně pokročilí 2
Course title in English:World Language - German Intermediate Course 2
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (2 credits), Fulfillment of requirements (0 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 Intermediate Course 1
Aims of the course:The objective of the course is to develop language competences in all four basic skills. Tuition will be offered in several interrelated areas and skills.
Lessons 9 - 15.
Course contents:
1.1. Speaking: oral presentations, everyday situations (allowance 0/2)
a.student's personality, family, native town/village, Mendel University, faculty, study branch
c.job interview

2.2. Listening (allowance 0/2)
a.for gist
b.for main idea
c.for specific

3.Reading Professional / semi - professional texts related to branch studied (allowance 0/2)
a.for gist
b.for main idea/ideas
c.for specific information

4.Writing (allowance 0/2)
a.e -mailing
b.letter of motivation
c.letter of questionnaire

5.Grammar (allowance 0/4)
a.word order; syntax and passive voice
c.phrasal verbs
d.preterite, perfect -regular and irregular verbs

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:Exam: 60-minutes written test (minimum passmark 65 %) + 30-minutes - oral exam - interview (intermediate level of competence in German)(minimum passmark 60 %). Attendance record 80 %.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     practice24 h0 h
     preparation for exam8 h0 h
     preparation for regular assessment24 h0 h
Total56 h0 h

Basic reading list
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, V. Deutsch an der Uni: němčina pro vysoké školy. 1st ed. Praha: Ekopress, 2003. 276 p. ISBN 80-86119-66-1.
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, V. -- JAUCOVÁ, L. Moderní učebnice němčiny: vhodná i pro samouky. 2nd ed. Praha: NS Svoboda, 2003. 357 p. ISBN 80-205-1014-1.
  • LÉVY-HILLERICH, D. Mit Deutsch in Europa studieren - arbeiten - leben. Fraus, 2005. ISBN 80-7238-369-8.
  • BLÜGGEL, B. -- DALLAPIAZZA, R. -- VON JAN, E. Tangram aktuell 2 Lektion 5 - 8 . Ismaning, Německo: Hueber Verlag, 2013. 148 p. ISBN 978-3-19-001817-8.