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KK-SAK102 German for Beginners 2 (CEFR A1), 4 cr 
Code KK-SAK102  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name German for Beginners 2 (CEFR A1)  Abbreviation German for Begi 
Scope4 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

Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, students

  • Can manage in German in simple situations related to studies and everyday life
  • Can understand long, simple texts
  • Can describe events in the past tense
Completion methods 

Teacher-instructed course with 52 hours of contact teaching and 56 hours of independent study.
Minimum course attendance: 75%


Starting level: CEFR A1 (pdf).

German for beginners 1, or equivalent studies


The course topics include leisure time and studies, visits, giving directions, accommodation and describing one’s home region.

The following will be discussed during the course: comparison of adjectives, the imperative, the present perfect and the simple past, dative and accusative prepositions and dual prepositions.

Individual, pair and group work in class. Numerous oral assignments, as well as home essays.

Study materials and literature 

Campus D (German for beginners 2) – available on the Moodle platform for printing.

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.

Pass / fail


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended German for Beginners 2 (CEFR A1), I-II period  Lecture Course  Christian Niedling  31.08.20 -02.12.20
registration period has not begun German for Beginners 2 (CEFR A1), III-IV period  Course  Tia Patenge  19.01.21 -27.04.21

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