Course details

German 4

N4 FSI N4 Acad. year 2022/2023 Summer semester 3 credits

Current academic year

The course is intended to teach German as a foreign language at general level. Also dealt with is the language for specific purposes. It is focused on practical, everyday communication for the international workplace.


Language of instruction




Time span

  • 26 hrs exercises



Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Students will be made familiar with general vocabulary for the workplace and grammar for more difficult and independent everyday communication (level A2 CEFR).

Learning objectives

The aim of the course is to equip students for real-life tasks, such as describing problems or giving instructions, that arise in a wide range of technical occupations. Students will be able to communicate in more difficult situations using relevant language means, and master the elementary terms of the language for specific purposes.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

The course N4 is intended for intermediate students. It doesn´t follow up on the course N3.

Study literature

  • E-learningové studijní opory pro předmět Němčina N4.

Progress assessment

Course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having attended the seminars actively and completed all tasks, as well as fulfilled the requirements of continuous control.

The examination at level A2 CEFR consists of a written and oral part. The written part of the examination tests listening and reading comprehension, grammar and vocabulary of general language. The oral part of the examination has a form of discussion held on various everyday topics.

Teaching methods and criteria

Language instruction as an extension of basic professional curriculum.

Controlled instruction

Attendance at seminars is compulsory and is systematically checked by the teacher. Students are allowed to miss two seminars. Absence may be in justified cases compensated for with the consent of the teacher.

How to contact the teacher

Teachers may be contacted via email or in the office hours.

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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