Course code ValoP289

Credit points 2

Professional German II

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes32

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation09.06.2014

Responsible UnitLanguage Centre

Course developers

author Valodu centrs

Inese Ozola

Dr. philol.

author Valodu centrs

Oksana Mališeva

Mg. philol.

Course abstract

The aim of the course is acquisition of knowledge and skills for academic purposes and professional activities to serve such purposes as the development of professional qualification, obtaining and exchange of information, and improving students' communication skills in the situations related to professional activities and/or academic purposes.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge – Terminology related to land survey, geodesy, territory planning, soil, and its development; professional information in the German language; the knowledge of the language use in the professional area.
• Skills - Students are able to apply the knowledge and communicative skills, including reading, speaking, listening and writing skills, in their professional activities, participating in discussions, creating dialogues, making presentations. Students are able to use professional terminology in various communicative situations (telephone talks, job interviews, business correspondence, electronic documents, etc.). They are able to find necessary information in a German language on-line, work with dictionaries of terminology and industry.
• Competence – Students have improved the competence of professional German language in order to apply the German language creatively in spoken and written communication for professional activities, student mobility and in academic environment.

Compulsory reading

1. Kilian M., Henssler M. Die Stellung des Vermessungsingenieurs im Europarecht. 2. Aufl. Verlag Wissner-Verlag, 2010. 238 S. ISBN-10:3-89639-749-4.
2. Schlimme T. Verfahren der konstruktionsbegleitenden Kostenschätzung und Kalkulation. GRIN Verlag, 2010. 68 S. ISBN-10:3-640-66720-4.
3. Marschall I. Der Landschaftsplan. VDM Verlag, 2007. 340 S. ISBN-10:3-8364-2947-0.
4. Blum E.H. Bodenkunde in Stichworten. Hirts Stichwortbücher. 6. Aufl. Verlag:Borntraeger Gebrueder, 2007. 179 S. ISBN-10:3-443-03117-X.

Further reading

1. Köhler G. Das Hessische Vermessungs- und Geoinformationsgesetz (HVGG). 2. Aufl. Verlag Kommunal-u.Schul-Vlg., 2010. 310 S. ISBN-10:3-8293-0929-5.
2. (Hrsg.) Riedel W., Lange H. Landschaftsplanung. Verlag: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2009. 396 S. ISBN-10:3-8274-2362-7.
3. Kornmeier M. Wissenschaftlich schreiben leicht gemacht: für Bachelor, Master und Dissertation. 4. Auflage. Verlag Utb GmbH. Stuttgart. 2010. 322 S. ISBN-10:3-8252-3154-2.

Periodicals and other sources

1. BOKU : das Magazin der Universität des Lebens. [tiešsaiste]. Wien : Univ. für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU). ISSN 2224-7416. [skatīts 02.05.2014.]. Pieejams: http://www.boku.ac.at/universitaetsleitung/rektorat/stabsstellen/oeffentlichkeitsarbeit/themen/boku-magazin/
2. Deutsche Akademie der Landwirtschaftswissenschaften zu Berlin. Zeitschrift für Landeskultur. Berlin: Akad.-Verl, 1960. ISSN: 0044-300X.
3. Vermessung Brandenburg. ISSN 1430-7650. [skatīts 02.05.2014.]. Pieejams: http://www.geobasis-bb.de/GeoPortal1/produkte/verm_bb.htm