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German 1 (5 cr)

Code: KP10009-3001

General information


01.04.2022 - 30.09.2022


08.09.2022 - 16.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Wärtsilä Campus Karjalankatu 3

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in International Business
  • Degree Programme in Business Economics
  • Degree Programme in Industrial Management
  • Complementary Studies


  • Kaija Sankila

Teacher in charge

Kaija Sankila


  • LBNS22
    Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business, Fall, 2022
  • TOP22_23
    Other Complimentary Studies Group Semester 2022-2023
  • LLNS22
    BBA, Business Economics, Full-time studies, Fall, 2022
  • IINS22
    Bachelor of Engineering, Industrial Management, Full-time Studies, Fall, 2022


By the end of the course you will have assumed a responsible role both in developing your own skills and as a trusted member of the learning community. You are not afraid of making mistakes and you dare to ask questions if you don't know or understand. You have developed your reasoning and problem-solving skills and found effective ways to achieve the objectives you have been given.

After having completed the course, you are able to pronounce, read, and write German. According to your communicative needs, you apply your language knowledge to basic communicative situations related to introductions and customer services. You are aware of the linguistic conventions and use an appropriate register and structures. You have gained knowledge about German-speaking countries and their cultures. You will be able to reflect on your own language learning in a work-related context, from the point of view of the continuous development of your language skills.


- Pronunciation
- Reading and writing
- Talking about oneself and communicating with others: names, nationality, professions, studies, family and housing
- Wining and dining
- Shopping

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1-2)

Exam results 50-60%, Moodle assignments completed at level 50-60%, oral tests show preparation and communication is understandable at A1.1 level. Continuous show of skills and working in class is relevant and goal-oriented.

Assessment criteria, good (3-4)

Exam results 70-80%, Moodle assignments completed at 70-80%, oral exams show good preparation and communication is fairly fluent and natural.
Continuous show of skills and working in class is good and committed, assignments are completed on time, demonstrating developing language skills at A1.1 level.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Exam results 80-90%, Moodle assignments completed at 80-90%, oral exams show very good preparation and communication is fluent and natural.
Continuous show of skills and working in class is excellent and committed, assignments are completed on time, demonstrating creative use of language at A1.1 level.