Course: German for Political Science

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Course title German for Political Science
Course code KAP/NOP
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction German
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kučera Petr, PaedDr. Ph.D.
  • Smolíková Marie, PhDr.
Course content
Work with authentic and didactic-adapted texts: reading (and translation) of texts, analysis of grammar structures and lexical-stylistic features, reproduction of read text, discussion about the content, knowledge about contemporary social and political events, ability to discuss them.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Students' self-study, Self-study of literature, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 45 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No prerequisite courses.
learning outcomes
After passing the course, students will be able to: - understand and apply principles of work with authentic texts from political sphere - recognize important grammatical, lexical and stylistic objects in technical style - read, translate and reproduce given texts - lead discussion about read texts and respond suitably in German language.
teaching methods
Seminar
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
Students' self-study
Self-study of literature
assessment methods
Combined exam
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • Buscha, Joachim. Grammatik in Feldern : Lösungsschlüssel. 1. Aufl. Ismanning : Verlag für Deutsch, 1999. ISBN 3-88532-682-5.
  • Greule, A., Lebsanft, F. Europäische Sprachkultur und Sprachpflege. Tubingen, 1998.
  • Höppnerová, Věra. Deutsch an der Uni : němčina pro vysoké školy. Vyd. 1. Praha : Ekopress, 2003. ISBN 80-86119-66-1.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (14-4) Social sciences - -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (14-4) Social sciences - -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (15-1,2,3) Social sciences - -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (15-1,2,3) Social sciences - -