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GM 1054
GERMAN FOR BEGINNERS 1
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr. G M Sharman

Pre-requisite(s): None

Note(s): This course may not be taken by students who qualify for German Language 1 (GM 1050).

This course provides an intensive introduction to the German language for students with little or no previous knowledge of German, or with qualifications below the entry requirement for GM 1050. It concentrates on the four basic language skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening comprehension. Students attend formal language classes for the introduction of German grammar, and a weekly tutorial in smaller groups, focusing on spoken German. Students are also required to pursue an intensive course of private study and to submit regular written work. The course may be taken alone as a pure language course, or in combination with GM 1049 - Background to German Beginners, and can lead on to a Honours degree in German.

3 one-hour language classes plus 1 one-hour language practial per week.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (70%) and 3 continuous assessment exercises (10% each).

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