Course: 1st Foreign Language 1 - German

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Course title 1st Foreign Language 1 - German
Course code KJA/N1NJ1
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction German
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Girmanová Jana, JUDr. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Klčová Renata, Mgr.
Course content
Seminar topics: 1. Vývoj práva - Die Rechtsentwicklung 2. Obyčejové právo ? Gewohnheitsrecht 3. Právní odvětví - Gliederung des Rechts / Rechtsgebiete 4. Stát a právní řád - Der Staat und die Rechtsordnung 5. Subjektivní práva a povinnosti - Subjektive Rechte und Pflichten 6. Moderní právo - Das moderne Recht 7. Rovnost a diskriminace ? Gleichheit und Diskriminierung 8. Prameny německého práva - Rechtsquellen des deutschen Rechts 9. Hierarchie norem a kolize norem? Normenhierarchie und Kollisionsregeln 10. Evropské kontinentální právo a angloamerické právo - Kontinentaleuropäisches und angelsächsiches Recht 11. Případ Miller vs. Jackson, případová studie ? Fall Miller vs. Jackson

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
Learning outcomes
While studying at the Law Faculty of Palacký University, the students must choose one language (out of three languages - English, French and German) as a compulsory subject. As the students come from the secondary schools their knowledge of the language is supposed to be on the upper-intermediate level. Therefore the subject called 1. foreign language is focused on technical legal terminology. In the third year of their studies, the students can continue with their first foreign language as an optional subject "English for Specific Purposes" (ESP), or "Fachsprache Deutsch" (FBD), or "French in EU Law" (FUP).
Students who have completed this subject will gain knowledge and skills in the field of technical legal terminology and they will become familiar with german legal system.
Prerequisites
Completion of this subject is not conditional upon completion of another subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Student performance, Didactic Test

In order to get the credit it is essential that the students have a regular attendance in the scope set by the seminar leader. The students must also complete the tasks assigned by the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Girmanová, J. (2012). Deutsche Rechtssprache. Praha: Leges.
  • Horálková, M. (2003). Německo-český právnický slovník. Leda, Praha.
  • Simon, H. - Funk-Baker,G. (1999). Einführung in die deutsche Rechtssprache. München, C. H. Beck.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter