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KK-SAK001 German for Beginners 1 through Blended Learning, 3 cr 
Code KK-SAK001  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name German for Beginners 1 through Blended Learning  Abbreviation German for Begi 
Scope3 cr   
TypeLanguage studies
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Language Centre 

Target group 

Students in all degree programmes, students with a JOO flexible study right, international students.

Learning outcomes 

The course is intended for students who wish to begin studying German. After completing the course, students will be able to

- understand deliberate and clear speech, as well as uncomplicated texts related to course themes
- describe themselves, their studies and their family
- use German in situations related to everyday shopping and travel
- understand the basics of the communication culture and customs in German-speaking countries
- master the basic constructs of the German language

Completion methods 

The course is implemented as blended learning, including 26 hours of contact teaching and 55 hours of independent and online work. The latter includes assignments on grammar, vocabulary and writing. Listening comprehension is practised with the help of audiovisual material and related assignments.


No prerequisites


Course themes include introducing oneself, everyday student life, studies, family, shopping and travel. Constructs examined during the course include present tense conjugation, separable compound verbs, noun and pronoun inflection in the accusative and dative cases, prepositions, modal verbs and word order in main clauses.

Study materials and literature 

Campus D1 study material available for download on the Moodle course platform, additional material compiled by the teacher, online assignments.

Assessment practices and criteria 

Studies completed at the Language Centre are graded on a scale of pass/fail. Regular classroom attendance is required. The teacher will make a separate announcement on the learning assignments required for the course.

Other information 

Course platform on Moodle


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended German for Beginners 1 through Blended Learning, I-II period  Lecture Course  Tia Patenge  02.09.20 -09.12.20
registration period has not begun German for Beginners 1 through Blended Learning, III-IV period  Course  Nina Dannert  21.01.21 -29.04.21

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