Course details

German for Advanced Students 1/2

JN5 Acad. year 2010/2011 Winter semester 3 credits

Current academic year

Course is not open in this year

The course is dealing with difficult phenomena of German grammar, it improves conversational skills. This knowledge is used for getting oriented in German press. For the practice of reading and listening skills Zertifikatstraining Deutsch: Lesen, Horen, Schreiben material is used. The course is listed among the specialized courses.


Language of instruction




Time span

26 hrs exercises


Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

General understanding of standard language on the basis of reading and listening. Ability to react to situations adequately. Ability to give reasons and explain. Ability to inform about one's plans and purposes. Ability to supply information and get it. Ability to work with newspapers.

Learning objectives

The course is deepening the knowledge of vocabulary and the conversational skills. Note: It takes two semesters.


Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

A knowledge of the minimum upper-intermediate German level.

Syllabus of seminars

  • Listening U3, new gram. 1,2, translation
  • Listening U3, new gram. 3,4, translation
  • Listening U4, new gram. 3,4, translation
  • Listening U5, new gram. 6, translation
  • Listening U6, new gram. 7, translation
  • Listening U7, revision
  • Listening U8, translation
  • Listening U9, new gram. 8, translation, newspaper texts
  • Listening U10, new gram. 10, translation
  • Listening U11, new gram. 11, translation
  • Listening U12, new gram. 12,13,14
  • Die BRD, new gram. 15
  • Autumn credit test written
  • Listening U13, new gram. 16
  • Listening U14, new gram. 17
  • Listening U15, new gram. 18
  • Listening U16, new gram. 19
  • Listening U17, new gram. 20
  • Listening U18, new gram. 21
  • Listening U19, new gram. 22
  • Listening U20, new gram. 23
  • Listening U21, new gram. 24
  • Listening U22, new gram. 25
  • Listening U23, new gram. 26
  • Listening U24, new gram. 27
  • Spring credit test written

Syllabus of numerical exercises

  • L1 - Modernes Kochen
  • L2 - Sommerulaub
  • Mein Hobby - das Reisen
  • L4- Warum die Leute Deutsch lernen?
  • Newspaper texts
  • L5 - Die Kunst, richtig zu schenken
  • L6 - Wer wagt, der gewinnt
  • L7 - Meine Wohnung
  • Meine Ferien
  • L8 - Der Mitfahrer weiss es besser
  • L9 - Grossstadt und Umweltschutz
  • L10 - Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Autumn credit test written
  • L11 - Die Grossstadt
  • L11 - Der Umweltschutz
  • L12 - Vom Schwimmbecken
  • L12 - Fussballspiel im Fernsehen
  • L13 - Stadtrundfahrt durch Leipzig
  • L14 - Wer schaffen will,muss lustig sein
  • L15 - Österreich
  • L16 - Der Lebensstil junger Paare
  • L17 - Der Mut, nicht zu rauchen
  • L18 - Die Gleichberechtigung der Frau
  • L19 - Haustiere
  • L20 - Das Fernsehen und wir
  • Spring credit test written

Progress assessment

Progress tests taken during the semester.

Exam prerequisites

50% success at the credit tests.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
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