Course details

German for Beginners 1

XPC-NE1 FEKT XPC-NE1 Acad. year 2022/2023 Winter semester 3 credits

Current academic year

The course is for beginners in German.Students are introduced to the language with the emphasis fast and direct mastering of communicative skills in everyday situations, particularly those related to travelling, study or job.


Language of instruction



Classified Credit

Time span

  • 26 hrs exercises



Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

General reading and listening comprehension of the standard language. Being able to communicate in everyday situations. Being able to understand and analyze basic texts (reading. comprehension, presentation).

Learning objectives

The aim of the course is rudimental communication based on standard German language.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Fundamental literature

  • EVANS, Sandra, Angela PUDE a Franz SPECHT. Menschen – Deutsch als Fremdsprache A 1.1 (Kursbuch). München: Hueber, 2018. ISBN 9783193619013.

Syllabus of seminars

1. Start auf Deutsch
2. Im Kurs, Alphabet, Internationale Wörter
3. Treffen im Café, Wer? Woher? Zahlen und zählen
4. Im Sprachkurs, Artikel, Singular und Plural
5. Schulen, Kurse, Biografien
6. Städte, Länder, Sprachen
7. Menschen und Häuser
8. Wörter bauen
9. Berufsbilder, Videostation
10. Termine, Zeitplan
11. Orientierung
12. Die Stadt Leipzig
13. Semester test

Progress assessment

Credit in HNE1 and examination in HNE2.

Teaching methods and criteria

Teaching methods include language seminars and homework. Students have to actively participate in classes.

Controlled instruction

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme BIT (in English), 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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