Course detail

German for Intermediate Students

FAST-VYN005Acad. year: 2023/2024

Grammar: conjunctions als and wenn, Präteritum, Plusquamperfekt, relative pronouns and relative clauses, genitive, present passive and passive with modal verbs, conditional sentences, infinitiv with zu, um zu, ohne zu, statt zu, two-piece conjunctions

Vocabulary: free time and entertainment, body, health and at the doctor, job and career, flats and furniture, neighbours, commuting

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Entry knowledge

Students should be familiar with grammar and vocabulary taught in the courses VYN001, VYN002, VYN003 and VYN004.
Grammar: conjugation of basic verbs, personal and possessive pronouns, word order, negation, definite and indefinite article, plural, basic and ordinal numbers, time expressions, modal verbs, prepositions, past tenses, adverbs, imperative,the subjunctive, reflexive verbs, question words, conjunctions weil, wenn and dass, Konjunktiv II, declination of adjectives after the indefinite article, definite article and no article; comparatives and superlatives, the passive

Vocabulary: meeting others, introducing yourself, family, food and drink, living in a house or a flat, my day, free time, learning, jobs, travelling, body parts and health, clothes and shopping, holidays, in the restaurant, at work, sport and fitness, education and career, celebrations, culture, at the post office, city traffic, weather, travelling and accomodation, money

Vocabulary: meeting othe

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

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


Understanding of information which is expressed in a clear and standard way,
forming of simple texts on basic common topics,
target level according to the CEFR: B1 lower
The student will be able to understand basic information that is expressed clearly and in a standard way, will be able to form short simple texts on common topics, will reach the target level B1 lower according to the CEFR

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, winter semester, elective
  • Programme B_A+U Bachelor's, 3. year of study, winter semester, elective
    specialization --- (do 2022) , 3. year of study, winter semester, elective
    specialization --- (do 2022) , 4. year of study, winter semester, elective

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1st week - preposition als and wenn, Präteritum, topic: good luck, bad luck 2nd week - Plusquamperfekt, topic: newspaper articles, happy moments in life 3rd week - relative pronouns and relative clauses, topic: TV programme 4th week - genitive, topic: bodily exercise, healthy lifestyle 5th week - passive voice, topic: at the doctor 6th week - 2nd conditional, conjunctions darum, deswegen, topic: learning foreign languages 7th week - infinitive +zu, topic: team work 8th week - the phrase brauchen +zu, topic: job and career, creativity 9th week - clauses with um +zu, damit, topic: holiday 10th week - infinitive constructions statt +zu, ohne +zu, topic: weather 11th week - two-piece conjunctions, topic: house and flat 12th week - 3rd conditional, topic: neighbours, commuting