In Untis terminology, coupled lessons (or couplings) are those in which more than one teacher and/or more than one class participate in the lessons, and the lessons in the coupling are held at the same time.
Coupled lessons (several classes)
Teacher Rubens is to teach cookery in the home economics room to the combined students of classes 1a and 1b for 2 periods per week.
Proceed as in the example of the simple lesson, but enter both classes 1a and 1b in the field 'Class(es)' separated by a comma. In this case, the room will not be entered automatically because there is no room assigned to the subject cookery. For this reason, enter it in the subject room column .
Now switch to class 1b. You can see that the newly created lesson also appears in the list of lessons of class 1b.
Couplings with several classes and teachers
We will now plan 4 periods of English in different sets for the students of the second year. This means that students from classes 2a and 2b will be taught in three sets by three teachers (Cer, Ander and Callas) in three different rooms.
1.Select class 2a in the lessons window.
2.Enter "4" in the column "Per" and confirm your entry by pressing <TAB>.
3.Enter the name "Cer" and confirm once more with <TAB>. The order in which you enter the teachers’ names is not important.
4.Enter the subject EN.
5.Enter classes 2a and 2b (separated by a comma) in the field class(es) column.
6.The class 2a's home room, R2a, will be automatically copied into the relevant field.
7.Move the mouse to the column 'Cl,Te' in the lesson you have just entered and click on '+'. Enter the name of the next teacher ,"Ander", and again classes 2a and 2b in the empty row shaded blue.
8.Now change room R2a to R2b because Cervantes will be teaching his group in R2a.
9.Repeat the entries for teacher Callas in the third coupling row, using a different room.
The '+' sign will now be permanently displayed in the 'Cl,Te' column. Clicking on this sign will display all the information on the lesson. You can decide whether you wish to view only the first row of the lesson or whether all coupling rows should be displayed.