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TSAK0201 German: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1), 3 ECTS cr. 
Code TSAK0201  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name German: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1)  Abbreviation German: Reading 
Credits3 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0007 German 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Language Centre 


The student is able to read texts related to his/her study topic and develop his/her own text comprehension skills fluently without supervision and will be able to solve text comprehension problems using proper reading techniques.
The student achieves at least a B1 level the overall reading comprehension skills according to the six-level European Reference Framework.


The main focus of the course is in reading technique and sentence analysis. In addition, participants will learn vocabulary related to his/her field. The texts of the course are about Germany and German culture and are selected according to the students' main subjects.

Previous studies 

High school or equivalent studies.
If you are unsure about the adequacy of your language level, you can raise your level by completing the optional German language courses XSAK0001-XSAK0004 or contact the teacher, who will assess the student's language level if necessary. The grammar repetition course XSAK0221 also offers the opportunity to activate outdated language skills.


Teacher guidance and independent work. Supervision in reading technology, text, grammar and structural exercises, reading, 36 h.


Regular attendance (80%) and active participation (36 h).
Final exam (written).

More literature information and extra material 

Teacher's own materials.


Assessment criteria: active participation in class (attendance min. 80%), completion of homework tasks and online activities (Moodle), final exam.


Autumn term


Peter Sippel

Language of instruction 

English especially if exchange students participate.


Compulsory for students of tourism who have chosen German as their second foreign language.

Additional information 

Alternative courses:
TESP0201 Spanish: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1)
TITA0201 Understanding the Italian text (CEFR B1)
TRAN0201 French: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1)
TSAA0201 Understanding the Sámi Text (CEFR B1)
TSAK0201 Comprehension of the German text (CEFR B1)
TVEN0201 Understanding the Russian text (CEFR B1)


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Finished Saksan tekstin ymmärtäminen  Group Exercise  Peter Sippel 
03.11.21wed 15.30-17.45
04.11.21thu 12.30-14.45
10.11.21wed 15.30-17.45
11.11.21thu 12.30-14.45
17.11.21wed 15.30-17.45
18.11.21thu 12.30-14.45
24.11.21wed 15.30-17.45
25.11.21thu 12.30-14.45
01.12.21wed 15.30-17.45
02.12.21thu 12.30-14.45
08.12.21wed 15.30-17.45
09.12.21thu 12.30-14.45

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