Course details

German for Beginners 2

XPC-NE2 FEKT XPC-NE2 Acad. year 2022/2023 Summer semester 3 credits

Current academic year

The course is primarily intended for students who successfully finished HNE1. Students improve their communicative skills in everyday situations, particularly those related to travelling, study or job.


Language of instruction




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, present results, give explanation, inform about future plans and intentions, ask for information. Being able to understand and analyze basic texts (reading. comprehension, presentation).

Learning objectives

The course is focused on general German further developing the skills acquired in HNE1.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic skills in German on the level covered in HNE1 are required.

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. Berufe
2. Artikelwörter im Akkusativ
3. Berlin
4. Die Exkursion
5. Berufsbilder, Videostation 2
6. Ferien und Urlaub
7. Perfektum
8. Essen und trinken, Einkaufen
9. Kleidung und Wetter
10. Akkusativ
11. Körper und Gesundheit
12. Personalpronomen im Akkusativ
13. Final 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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