Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / German for Specific Purpose 2
Course code:ONJZ
Course title in language of instruction:Deutsch für Holzingenieure, Teil 2
Course title in Czech:Odborný jazyk 2 - němčina
Course title in English:German for Specific Purpose 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, 10/0
(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 2019/2020 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:PhDr. Jitka Sýkorová (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Prerequisites:German for Specific Purpose 1
Aims of the course:Forest and Landscape and Wood terminology
Course contents:
1.Biotic and abiotic care of forest (allowance 0/2)
2.Forest protection (allowance 0/2)
3.Forest management, care of forest (allowance 0/2)
4.Thinning (allowance 0/2)
5.Forest building, road building (allowance 0/2)
6.Nursery farms (allowance 0/2)
7.Function of forest (allowance 0/2)
8.Function of forest (allowance 0/2)
9.Environmental factors (allowance 0/2)
10.Game (allowance 0/2)
11.Game conservation and hunting (allowance 0/2)
12.Gun hound (allowance 0/2)
13.Environmental protection (allowance 0/2)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in international context
-ability to work independently
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-capacity to learn
-communication in second language
-ethical commitment
-interpersonal skills
-quality concept awareness
-resolve to succeed
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to understand a text with specific terms in foreign language
-Development of writing abilities in a foreign language using the specific terms
-Development of writing abilities in a foreign language using the specific terms
-German language grammar structures
-Professional style characteristics
-Professional text working technice
-Specific vocabulary knowledge
-Terminology translation specificities

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:Oral exam
Compulsory 80% active attendance
50minute written test
60% - written test passmark
Power point presentation
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     practice28 h4 h
     consultation5 h10 h
     preparation for exam10 h14 h
     preparation for regular assessment5 h10 h
     preparation for regular testing0 h10 h
     preparation of presentation8 h8 h
Total56 h56 h

Basic reading list
  • MATUŠKOVÁ, J. Fachbuch für Forstwirtschaft. Brno: MZLU, 2006. 94 p. ISBN 80-7157-962-9.
  • Němčina pro posluchače dřevařského oboru LDF MZLU v Brně. 1st ed. Brno: MZLU, 1999. 146 p. ISBN 80-7157-177-6.
  • SPANNAGEL, F. Der Möbelbau: Ein Fachbuch für Tischler, Architekten und Lehrer . Ravensburg: Otto Meier Verlag, 1936. 352 p.
  • HUBER, H. -- DITTRICH, H. Handbuch der Kunststoffverarbeitung im Möbelbau und Innenausbau. Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1976. 224 p. ISBN 3-421-02486-3.