Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / German Course 2
Course code:NJSP2
Course title in language of instruction:Deutsch 2 - Mittelstufe
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk 2 - němčina
Course title in English:German 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, 14/0
(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 2018/2019 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:PhDr. Jitka Sýkorová (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Prerequisites:German - Course 1
Aims of the course:The aim of course is to follow the knowledge from lectures of winter
half. The course extends the knowledge of grammar. The reading of
academic texts and expert literature is accentuated.
Course contents:
1.Subject content
Grammar structures of the German language, conversation, verb werden, futurum, passive
(allowance 2/0)
2.infinitive with zu (allowance 2/0)
3.modality, verbs, need, option, obligation (allowance 2/0)
4.comparison of adjectives and adverbs (allowance 2/0)
5.substantivized adj., present participle / past participle (allowance 2/0)
6.attribute / terminology (allowance 2/0)
7.verbs with prefixes - preterite , pf., plpf. (allowance 2/0)
8.conditional and subjunctive - (allowance 2/0)
9.lexicology (allowance 2/0)
10.terminology - verbs with prefixes (allowance 2/0)
11.idioms (allowance 2/0) test (allowance 2/0)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-capacity to learn
-communication in second language
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to understand a text with specific terms in foreign language
-Basic presentation skills
-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

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
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h8 h
     consultation0 h8 h
     preparation for exam24 h30 h
     preparation for regular assessment8 h0 h
     writing of seminar paper0 h10 h
Total56 h56 h

Basic reading list
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, V. -- JAUCOVÁ, L. Moderní učebnice němčiny: vhodná i pro samouky. 2nd ed. V Praze: Svoboda, 2007. 357 p. ISBN 978-80-205-0594-1.
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, V. Zrádná slova v němčině. 1st ed. Praha: Ekopress, 2006. 255 p. ISBN 80-86119-68-8.
  • LÉVY-HILLERICH, D. Mit Deutsch in Europa: studieren, arbeiten, leben. 1st ed. Plzeň: Fraus, 2005. 122 p. ISBN 80-7238-359-0.
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, V. Deutsch an der Uni: němčina pro vysoké školy. 2nd ed. Praha: Ekopress, 2009. 326 p. ISBN 978-80-86929-42-2.