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Department of Languages

German

German is a West Germanic language spoken by about 200 million people worldwide. There are about 100 million native speakers of German in Europe which makes it the second most spoken language after Russian. It is the most widely used mother tongue in the European Union. It also ranks among the 10 most widely used languages in the world.

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German for beginners

 

Grammar:

declension of nouns, adjectives in attribute and personal pronouns, plural, conjugation of verbs, modal verbs, future tense, subordinate clauses, indirect questions, reflexive verbs, prepositions with genitive, dative, accusative, dative and accusative, separable and inseparable prefix
Topics for conversation: introducing yourself, family, visits, in a class, studying, food and drinks, living, health and illnesses
Technical part: basic mathematical operations, geometrical shapes, tools

Pre-intermediate German

Corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference A2: Objectives: to understand clear standard speech on familiar topics which students meet at school and in their free time. To be able to hold a conversation on these topics. To write simple texts on familiar topics. To be able to read and comprehend simple texts. To improve their professional language.

Grammar:

Comparatives of adjectives and adverbs, declension of adjectives after pronouns and numbers, geographical adjectives, substantivized adjectives, perfect and past tense of weak, strong, mixed and modal verbs, dependent infinitive, verb expressions, past participle of attributes, relative clauses, time clauses, coordinating conjunction
Topics for conversation: Shopping, sports, at the post office, travelling in Germany, holidays, culture, a working day
Technical part: Structure of CTU, cars, operation of simple machines, measurement units, mathematical expressions, computer – basic terminology

Intermediate German

Corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference A2 - B1. Objectives: to understand clear standard speech on familiar topics which students meet at school and in their free time. To be able to hold a conversation on these topics. To speak about past experiences and events, give brief details and explain opinions and plans. To read texts written in commonly used language, or those related to the industry. Deepening knowledge of technical language.
 

Grammar:

Shortening sentences with „dass“ and „damit“, passive voice, present and past participle, past perfect, subjunctive form of preterit and past perfect, subjunctive form of present, past and future tenses, structures with „würde“, past infinitive, conditionals, time clauses, consecutive sentences, structures with „statt“ and „ohne zu“, modified attributes, prefixes which might be separated
Topics for conversation: Free time, Prague, work in the Czech Republic and abroad, travelling in the Czech Republic, business trip, holidays in Germany
Technical part: Ecology, computers, more complex calculations, operation of more complex machines

Upper-intermediate German

Corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference B1 - B2. The aim is to understand a longer speech and lectures on familiar topics without difficulties. Students are expected to participate actively in the discussion on familiar topics and to communicate in writing and speaking on upper-intermediate level. To write an abstract, essay and report. To read articles and reports dealing with current issues as well as popular scientific and professional articles. The students will reach the upper intermediate level of grammar.

Grammar:

Revision of all important grammar topics
Topics for conversation:  
Technical part: CV, job application, job interview, presentations, energy, ecology, engines, transport, pumps, inventions, materials, protective measures, computers

German exams - requirements

ZBNE 2041062 Němčina - bakalářská zkouška [dokumenty]
ZMNE 2041082 Němčina - magisterská zkouška [dokumenty]