Course Details

German for Beginners 2

Academic Year 2023/24

VYN002 course is part of 2 study plans

Elective Courses Summer Semester

Elective Courses Winter Semester

Grammar: modal verbs, conjugation of the verb "werden", possessive and demonstrative pronouns, ordinal numerals, time expressions, prepositions of place and time, adverbs - comparatives, past tense of auxiliary verbs, imperative, subjunctive

Vocabulary: jobs, asking for directions, travelling - hotels, timetables, body parts and health, clothes and shopping, holidays

Course Guarantor



Simple communication in everyday situations (elementary topics)
Target level according to the CEFR: A1 higher


The student will be able to communicate in everyday situations (elementary topics). The student will achieve the target level A1 higher according to the CEFR.


Students should be familiar with grammar and vocabulary taught in the course VYN001.
Grammar: conjugation of verbs to be, to have and other basic verbs, separable prefixes, personal and possessive pronouns, word order in a sentence, negation, definite and indefinite article, plural, numbers, time expressions, modal verbs können and wollen, prepositions, past tense ("Perfekt")

Vocabulary: meeting others, introducing yourself, family, food and drink, living in a house or a flat, my day, free time, learning

Language of instruction



2 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

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

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1st week - revision, modal preposition als, prepositions vor and seit, jobs 2nd week - past tense of auxiliary verbs sein and haben, prepositions of time, months of the year, unusual jobs 3rd week - modal verb müssen, imperative, sightseeing 4th week - modal verb dürfen, commands and requests, sightseeing 5th week - possessive pronouns, body parts, health and illnesses 6th week - modal verbs sollen, advice and recommendations, appointments 7th week - ordinal numbers, prepositions of place, places in the city 8th week - other prepositions, giving directions and travelling 9th week - prepositions of time, shopping 10th week - subjunctive, being polite, booking services 11th week - dative, clothes 12th week - comparatives of adverbs, pronouns welcher/dieser, shopping 13th week - revision