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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

German for Intermediate Students M2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04NM2 Z 1 0+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Ivana Pavlíková (guarantor), Miloslava Čechová
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course introduces other more complex grammatical structures and their application in communication based on technical texts, such as the relation between technology and society, the world at the beginning of the 21st century, linguistically more demanding texts on the environment, the language of mathematics, computers and car technology etc. Students practise reading for information and reading aloud, and appropriate language for various purposes in oral and written communication. The course systematically revises other grammatical phenomena important for professional discourse (participles, relative clauses).

Requirements:

a pass in course NM1

Syllabus of lectures:

texts:

1. Was macht die Physik

2. Der Schritt ins 21. Jahrhundert

3. Der Sonnenschirm der Erde hat ein Loch

4. Mathematik

5. Aus der Vekehrs- und Motortechnik

6. Physik

7. Umweltschutz

grammar:

1. Partizip I, II

2. Substantivised adjectives and participles

3. Relative pronouns and clauses

4. Participle construction

5. Past simple and past perfect

6. Comparison of adjectives and adverbs

Syllabus of tutorials:

The course is run as a series of seminars following the topics and scope of the syllabus mentioned above.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Morphology, syntax, and lexis at the level appropriate to the course, particularly irregular verbs, participles, gerund, abbreviations; fundamental terms in mathematics and physics.

Skills:

To use the acquired knowledge in everyday communication and in more professional contexts, namely to explain thermonuclear fusion, express units and operations in mathematics and physics.

To qualify for admission to the higher level course NM3

Study materials:

Key references:

[1]E.Zettl, J. Janssen, H. Müller: Aus moderner Technik und Naturwissenschaft, Neubearbeitung

Max Hueber Verlag 2003

Recommended references:

[2] I. Pavlíková, Němčina pro mírně pokročilé I1, 2014, teaching materials prepared by the Department of Languages FNSPE CTU

[3] I. Pavlíková, Homepage, 2014 http://kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz/~pavliiva/

[4] M. Čechová, Homepage, 2015 http://kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz/~cechomil

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audiovisual aids

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-09-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet23067305.html