NJI_01A Practical Courses of German including Life and Institutions I/1

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/6/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Viktoria Schmidbauer, B.A. (lecturer)
Mgr. Vlastimil Brom, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Julia Häußermann, M.A. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Radim Herout (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Markéta Hotařová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Johannes Benjamin Köck, BA, MA (seminar tutor)
Mag. phil. Johanna Lenhart, M.A. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Jiřina Malá, CSc. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Zdeněk Mareček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Erkan Osmanović, MA (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Sylvie Stanovská, Dr. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Jan Trna (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Trombiková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Aleš Urválek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Aleš Urválek, Ph.D.
Department of German, Scandinavian and Netherland Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Jiřina Malá, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of German, Scandinavian and Netherland Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
NJI_01A/01: Tue 18:00–19:40 G23, Thu 16:00–17:40 K32, Fri 8:00–9:40 B2.32, R. Herout, J. Köck
NJI_01A/02: Wed 8:00–9:40 K23, Wed 16:00–17:40 B2.51, Thu 18:00–19:40 M22, J. Lenhart, A. Urválek
NJI_01A/03: Mon 16:00–17:40 B2.22, Tue 14:00–15:40 VP, Wed 10:00–11:40 K24, V. Schmidbauer, M. Trombiková
NJI_01A/04: Tue 12:00–13:40 J21, Tue 16:00–17:40 G32, Wed 8:00–9:40 J21, J. Lenhart, S. Stanovská
The expected level of language skills and competencies after successful completing of the subject: (lower) C1.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The practical language course of German encompassing the training of all language competences - speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Half of the weekly hours are taught by Czech employees and by German or Austrian lecturers. Czech teachers focus on the textbook and on grammatical problems, the mother tongue lecturers on the speech and writing skills. The students should learn to speak freely and to acquire typical German collocations. The texts also implicitly convey cultural content.
Learning outcomes
The students learn 6 lessons from the textbook Sicher! B21.1. Lecturers (native speakers) pick up on the conversational themes of these lessons and also focus on selected topics about the waz of life in Germany and Austria, writing summaries, and linguistically appropriate wording of students' comments.
  • - Introduction in presentation techniques
  • Lesson 1: Talk about friendships. Age. Lesson 2: In the company. Postions and activities in the office. Relax at the workplace. Events of default. Phoning business. Passive sentence. Causal sentences. Lesson 3: Media. Personal e-mail. Vocabulary media industry. Present news. Conditional clauses without conjunctions. Lesson 4: Offers for school leavers. Word & Travel. Temporal connections, Word formation: "-weise" in adverbs. Lesson 5: Body awareness. Normal women as models. A male model. Search: Sportpartner. Reportage: Zumba. Wordformation: Nominalization of verbs with nouns / adverbs. Lesson 6: Experience cities. City guide app. Advertising brochure: Swiss cities. Cities Quiz. Berlin districts. Infrastructure. Meanings of the subjunctive II.
    required literature
  • Sicher! B2/1: Deutsch als Fremdsprache / Kurs- und Arbeitsbuch mit CD-ROM zum Arbeitsbuch, Lektion 1–6. München: Huer, 2013. ISBN-10: 3195012073.
  • DREYER, Hilke and Richard SCHMITT. Lehr- und Übungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik. 1. Aufl. Ismaning: Max Hueber, 2000. 359 s. ISBN 3-19-007255-8. info
  • HALL, Karin and Barbara SCHEINER. Übungsgrammatik DaF für Fortgeschrittene. 2. Aufl. Ismaning: Verlag für Deutsch, 1997. 336 s. ISBN 3-88532-642-6. info
    recommended literature
  • BERGLOVÁ, Eva, Eva FORMÁNKOVÁ and Miroslav MAŠEK. Moderní gramatika němčiny : výklad, cvičení, klíč. 2. vydání. Plzeň: Fraus, 2002. 311 stran. ISBN 807238144X. info
  • HELBIG, Gerhard and Joachim BUSCHA. Deutsche Übungsgrammatik. 5. Aufl. Leipzig: Enzyklopädie, 1989. 379 s. ISBN 3324003792. info
  • Duden :Grammatik der deutschen Gegenwartssprache. Edited by Gerhard Augst - Günther Drosdowski. 4. völlig neu bearb. und er. Mannheim: Dudenverlag, 1984. 800 s. ISBN 3-411-20904-6. info
    not specified
  • BENEŠ, Eduard. Praktická mluvnice němčiny : přepracované a aktualizované vydání oblíbené mluvnice : nový německý pravopis. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 2005. 284 s. ISBN 8072383922. info
Teaching methods
Language exercises take place in cooperation both of German native speakers and Czech lecturers. Work in groups. Discussions about doubts in the homework. Regular tests.
Assessment methods
The course ends with a final test (only passed / failed). The lecturer grades presentations. Czech teachers test the knowledge of language proficiency on the basis of the material of six lessons.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
General note: Rozdělení do kurzů podle kombinací bude vyvěšeno u rozvrhu.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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