JNP01 German for Science 1

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Bc. Mgr. Petra Chládková (lecturer)
Mgr. Monika Ševečková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Bc. Mgr. Petra Chládková
Language Centre, Faculty of Science Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Lenka Pavlíková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Science Division - Language Centre
Timetable of Seminar Groups
JNP01/01: Thu 8:00–9:50 J5, P. Chládková
JNP01/02: Thu 10:00–11:50 J5, P. Chládková
The knowledge of German at B1 level (CERF).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
B1 level(CERF) The main objectives of the course are the following: . students should improve their academic and specialised skills necessary for studying professional literature in German
. students should be able to follow the latest information in their field of study
  • Syllabus: 1.biological, geographical, geological, chemical, mathematical and physical topis according to current importance and interest (necessary vocab)
  • 2.general topics: study, residence, hobby, travel, dish, health, communication (necessary vocab)
  • 3.grammar: article, gender, declination, conjugation, modal verbs, auxiliary verbs, tenses, participals, passive voice, conditional, word order, conjunctions, clause subordinal, prepositions, derivation, comparation, composition (substantive, adjective)
  • 4.writting: letter, CV
  • Presentations in German
Teaching methods
Listening exercises from audio and video sources with accompanying questions and ensuing discussion, reading comprehension of written texts dealing with popular science themes as well as specific scientific texts, translations into the Czech language, development of curricula, formal letter writing, exercises in basic grammar within scientific content and style, analysis of word structure, word derivation, expansion of casual as well as scientific vocabulary, working with dictionaries, casual and scientific conversation.
Assessment methods
Each course is finished by a credit test. The condition for a successful finishing of the course is passing the test(65%) and 85% attendance in the seminars.
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.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2019, recent)
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