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GM 1049
BACKGROUND TO GERMAN BEGINNERS 1
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr G M Sharman

Pre-requisite(s): None

Note(s): This course may only be taken in conjunction with German for Beginners 1 (GM 1054) or otherwise by permission of Head of School.

This course is intended for beginners, wishing to proceed with German Studies beyond level 1. It provides an introduction to cultural, historical and social aspects of 20th-century Germany through the study of a selection of texts, socio-historical documents and films. In addition to formal lectures and tutorials, students are expected to follow a programme of directed reading.

1 one-hour lecture per week plus 1 two-hour tutorial every fortnight.

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment (100%) consisting of one in-class exercise (50%) and one essay of 1,200 words (50%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).