You are here



Code: COM1SD002B

Extent: 3 ECTS

Timing: Semester 3-4

Language: German

Type: Compulsory

Starting level and linkage with other courses: No prerequisites


Learning outcomes for the student

The main objective is to give basics of German emphasizing sports in the given materials and vocabulary. The student will understand familiar words and very basic phrases and can communicate in simple and routine tasks on familiar topics and activities.

Course contents

  • Introduction to German language and German speaking countries

  • Common questions, numbers, greetings, sports etc.

  • Conjugation of common verbs in present tense; nouns and adjectives

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Recognition of prior learning is a process whereby, through assessment, credit is given to learning which has already been acquired in different ways, e.g. with earlier studies or working experience. RPL gives a student an opportunity to demonstrate his/her knowledge and skills.  A student displays with the competence demonstration that s/he manages the course objectives and contents mentioned in the course description. It is possible to participate in the competence demonstration only once before taking the course. A competence demonstration is assessed on the scale from 1 to 5.

Teacher(s) responsible

Sirpa Hänninen

Course materials

Materials distributed in the class.

Assessment criteria

50 % class activity and tasks and 50 % examination.