Course: German for Politcs - Propedeutics

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Course title German for Politcs - Propedeutics
Course code KAP/NPP
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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)
  • Němcová Bohuslava, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Kučera Petr, PaedDr. Ph.D.
  • Vávra Zdeněk, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Reading of short technical texts from the political sphere and discussing their content. Grammatical, lexical, semantic and stylistic analysis of these texts. Work with difficult grammatical structures and lexical-stylistic features in technical texts. Students will be introduced to word-forming and semantic specifics of technical terminology.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Students' self-study, Self-study of literature, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 55 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 short and easy technical texts and apply grammatical structures typical for - technical text in their own spoken and written texts.
teaching methods
Seminar
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
Students' self-study
Self-study of literature
assessment methods
Test
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 - Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (15-1,2,3) Social sciences - Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (14-4) Social sciences - Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (15-1,2,3) Social sciences - Winter