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KK-SAK003 German for beginners 1 + 2, intensive course, 6 cr 
Code KK-SAK003  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name German for beginners 1 + 2, intensive course  Abbreviation German for begi 
Scope6 cr   
TypeLanguage studies
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Language Centre 

Target group 

Students of all faculties, students in the flexible study rights scheme (JOO), international students

The course progresses rapidly, and the participants must be prepared to complete numerous home assignments and independently review the skills learned in class.

The course is suitable for refreshers for German for beginners.

Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, students

  • Can manage in German in simple situations related to studies and everyday life
  • Can understand slow, clear speech related to the course topics
  • Can understand the core content of simple factual texts
  • Can describe events in the past tense
Completion methods 

Teacher-instructed course with 72 hours of contact teaching and 90 hours of independent work
Minimum course attendance: 75%


No previous studies, or German for beginners 1 or equivalent skills


The course topics include studies, family, hobbies and leisure time, accommodation, travel, shopping and descriptions of one’s home region.

The following will be discussed during the course: the present tense, the accusative and dative cases of nouns and pronouns, prepositions, the word order in the main and subordinate clause, comparison of adjectives, the simple past and the present perfect.

Assessment practices and criteria 

Based on the aspects mentioned under the course objectives. Regular and active participation in classroom work. The teacher will provide further information about the oral and written course assignments.

Other information 

Moodle course platform.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended German for beginners 1 + 2, intensive course, I-II period  Lecture Course  Sonja Gehring  01.09.20 -08.12.20

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