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:

- be able to discuss everyday life and work fairly fluently
- be able to write short texts about everyday life and work
- know more about the cultures of German-speaking countries

Credits: 3

Schedule: 11.01.2024 - 11.04.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Pauli Kudel

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period): A2

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

Teaching language: . Languages of study attainment:


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Expanding vocabulary, revising and expanding basic grammar, plenty of oral exercises, listening comprehension exercises and writing assignments, deepening knowledge of German-language culture

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Regular attendance and active participation in class, written and oral assignments (50 %) and exams (50 %)

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    24 h (contact hours) + 57 h (self-study)


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Grasz-Kudel: Angenehm (Finn Lectura 2024) and additional material on MyCourses

Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    CEFR level A2 - B1

    Teaching Language : German

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

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses will take place on Sisu (