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Course, academic year 2016/2017
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Specialised German II - JLB014
Title in English: Němčina odborná II
Guaranteed by: The Language Centre (23-KJP)
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Actual: from 2016 to 2016
Semester: summer
Points: 3
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/3 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / 45 (45)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: Mgr. Dagmar Křenková, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Dagmar Křenková, Ph.D.
Pre-requisite : JLB013
Interchangeability : JLB034
Is pre-requisite for: JMBZ201
Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Dagmar Křenková, Ph.D. (02.02.2018)

The course is designed for BA and MA students with B2 and C1 level. The objective of the course is to expand students´ vocabulary necessary for understanding academic texts related to the above mentioned disciplines.
Emphasis is also put on the revision of grammatical structures and the ability of students to express their ideas in cultivated German both oral and written.

Aim of the course -
Last update: Mgr. Dagmar Křenková, Ph.D. (02.02.2018)

To develop students' communicative skills with the use of materials connected with their subject of study.

Literature -
Last update: Irena Venyšová (13.04.2008)


Selected topics from A.Vaněčková: Německé texty pro politologii, mezinárodní studia a pro žurnalisty, Karolinum, Praha 1999

Newspapers and magazines: Der Spiegel, Die Welt, FAZ


Grammar revision:

Němčina pro jazykové školy II.

J.Schumann Mittelstufe Deutsch, Neubearbeitung mit Musterprüfung, Verlag für Deutsch

em neu Hauptkurs B2, Hueber Verlag

Nová pravidla německého pravopisu, Agency,

Teaching methods -
Last update: Mgr. Dagmar Křenková, Ph.D. (02.02.2018)

The lessons take the form of a seminar based on discussions, presentations and exercises.

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Mgr. Dagmar Křenková, Ph.D. (02.02.2018)

- final test (65% at minimum)

- essay or presentation 10 min in the seminar

- participation (3 absences allowed, students with more the 4 absences have to do both, presentation and essay)

 The assessment scale:

0-50 % = F 
51-60 % = E 
61-70 % = D 
71-80 %=C 
81-90 %=B
91% and more=A 

A - outstanding performance with only minor errors, B - above the average standard but with some errors, C - generally sound work with a number of notable errors, D - fair but with significant shortcomings, E - performance meets the minimum criteria, F - fail – considerable further work is required


Syllabus -
Last update: Mgr. Dagmar Křenková, Ph.D. (02.02.2018)

Topics in the last two years:

- Kulturelle Aspekte der deutschsprachigen Länder - Feste und Feiertage

- Europäische Union - Brexit

- Flüchtlinge im deutschen Hochschulsystem

- Politisches System der Schweiz

- Laufende Volksinitiativen und Volksabstimmungen am Beispiel des Bedingungslosen Grundeinkommens

- Sprachliche Besonderheiten des Schweizerdeutschen      

- Traditionen in der Schweiz     

- Deutsche Filmlandschaft - Deutsches Kino des 21.Jahrhunderts


Grammar of B2 a C1:

- Konjunktiv I.

- Nomen-Verb-Verbindungen

- Präfixverben



Entry requirements -
Last update: Mgr. Dagmar Křenková, Ph.D. (02.02.2018)

Students who want to attend this course need to have passed JLB 013.

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