Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


At course completion, you will:

- have a good command of the basics of German grammar (level B1)
- recognise and be able to use the grammatical structures typical of demanding factual texts

Credits: 2

Schedule: 05.09.2022 - 31.12.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Pauli Kudel, Hans-Joachim Schulze

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period): B1

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: . Languages of study attainment: Finnish


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Online course for independent study, including a review of verbs, prepositions and declension of adjectives. The materials focus on the passive and its substitutes, verbs of function, separable and inseparable compound verbs, the special uses of modal auxiliary verbs, the use of the conjunctive in factual texts, verb nominalisation

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Online assignments and assignments submitted to the teacher

    Assessment: written examination

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Independent work 54 hrs


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course is for all aalto students.

    Teaching Language : German

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I - II
    2022-2023 Spring III - V
    2023-2024 Autumn I - II

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses will take place on Sisu (