PJI4N Foreign Language I/4 - German

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Helena Hušková (lecturer)
PhDr. Zdena Kuchařová Kalná (lecturer)
Mgr. Petra Sojková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zdena Kuchařová Kalná
Language Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Mgr. Lenka Skoupá
Timetable of Seminar Groups
PJI4N/1: Wed 8:30–10:05 S306, H. Hušková
PJI4N/2: Wed 10:15–11:50 S306, H. Hušková
PJI4N/3: Wed 10:15–11:50 S314, Z. Kuchařová Kalná
Prerequisites
PJI3N Foreign Language I/3 - G
Succesful completion of the subject PJI3N.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 61 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/61, only registered: 0/61, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/61
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This is a follow-up course of the courses PJI1N, PJI2N and PJI3N and it is completion of students' overall communicative language competence targeting level C1 of the Common European Reference Framework for Languages. The emphasis is put on consolidation of advanced language structures and mastering professional language with regard to the preparation for the final language exam. At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- deliver a presentation using visual aids
- understand an authentic text at advanced level
- work with such a text and present his/her opinion on the issues covered there
- use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes
- produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
Syllabus
  • 1. Business Organizational Structure
  • 2. Cost Classification
  • 3. Accounting and Balance Sheet
  • 4. Order Confirmation
  • 5. Marketing
  • 6. Advertising
  • 7. Trade Fair
  • 8. Drawing up a Contract
  • 9. New Travel Trends
  • 10. Breach of Contract - Claims
  • 11. Money, Currency, Inflation
  • 12. Contractual Failure - Payment Reminder
  • 13.Banks - Accounts
  • 14. Public Finance - State Budget
  • 15. Foreign Trade - Balance of Trade
  • 16. Foreign Trade - Incoterms
  • 17. Regional Government in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria
  • 18. The Tranformation of the Czech Economy
Literature
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, Věra. Hospodářská němčina pro pokročilé. 1. vyd. Praha: Ekopress, 2002. 271 s. ISBN 8086119505. info
  • DREYER, Hilke and Richard SCHMITT. Lehr- und Übungsbuch der deutschen GrammatikAuswahl aus den Übungen : Neubearbeitung. Ismaning: Hueber, 2002. 2 CD-ROM. ISBN 3-19-097255-9. info
  • REKTOŘÍK, Jaroslav. Strategie rozvoje obce (včetně územního plánování) (Strategy of Development the Community). In Příručka pro zastupitele měst a obcí (Územní samospráva v ČR, SR a Rakousku). 1. vydání. Brno: MU-PHARE, 1999. p. 19-27. ISBN 80-210-2254-X. info
  • BÜRGER, Josef. Wirtschaftswörterbuch Tschechisch-Deutsch. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Nakladatelství Fraus, 1998. 775 s. ISBN 80-85784-29-7. info
  • BÜRGER, Josef. Wirtschaftswörterbuch deutsch-tschechisch. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 1997. 823 s. ISBN 80-85784-28-9. info
  • KETTNEROVÁ, Drahomíra and Lea TESAŘOVÁ. Němčina pro komerční praxi. 1. vyd. Praha: Economia, 1991. 255 s. ISBN 80-85378-05-1. info
Assessment methods
This course is taught only in the form of seminar sessions and it is completed with an exam - both written and oral. Students can take an oral part of the exam provided the following requirements are fulfilled:
- 80% active participation in seminars (systematic continuous preparation and fulfilling assigned tasks)
- 60 % success rate in the final exam test
- a set of three business letters of various types
Language of instruction
German
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008.
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