Course detail

Intermediate German (exam)

FAST-VYN051Acad. year: 2023/2024

For this exam, the optional subjects VYN005 are VYN006 are offered, in which students acquire the required knowledge and skills. The exam is based on the contents of the textbooks Schritte International Band 5-6. The exam is based on the internationally acclaimed Goethe-Zertifikat Deutsch exam at the B1 level (intermediate) which requires a student to:
- generally understand information about familiar topics and situations, such as those met at work, at school, in their free time etc., providing it is expressed in a clear and straightforward manner,
- be able to use German to communicate successfully in most situations encountered when travelling abroad etc.,
- be able to create a simple coherent text,
- be able to describe experiences, events, ambitions, hopes and plans, and to briefly explain or justify their ideas and statements,
- be able to successfully complete grammar exercises at the intermediate level.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Entry knowledge

Grammar and vocabulary covered in the Schritte International Band 5-6 textbooks. Intermediate level reading, listening, writing and speaking skills. Students should be able to take part in a conversation on common topics and understand easily comprehensible texts and speeches. They should have mastered verb tenses including the plusquamperfect, declination of adjectives, word order after various conjunctions, conditional sentences, Konjunktiv II. and other grammatical phenomena. They should be able to express themselves in a comprehensible way, avoiding grave mistakes.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


The aim of this exam is to assess whether students have reached the B1 level of the CEF (Common European Framework) established by the Council of Europe.

The student who has passed the exam will have demonstrated an intermediate level of German as described by the B1 level of the CEF (Common European Framework) established by the Council of Europe.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-VP Bachelor's, 1. year of study, summer semester, elective