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GM 2540
GERMAN LANGUAGE (ADVANCED INTRODUCTORY) 2
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr S Lawrie

Pre-requisite(s): GERMAN LANGUAGE (ADVANCED INTRODUCTORY) 1

Note(s): Not available to native speakers of German. May not be taken in the same half-session together with GM 1550, GM 2542.

Building on GERMAN LANGUAGE (ADVANCED INTRODUCTORY) 1, the course consists of language classes leading to advanced communicative competence in German and it will include the analysis of contemporary texts drawn from a variety of contexts. The intention of the course is to extend and reinforce further students' command of German grammar, vocabulary and syntactic structures, and to introduce various styles of written and spoken German. The course fosters a sound grasp of German grammar and reinforces students' vocabulary and prepares intending Honours students for their period of residence abroad. The teaching is in both English and German.

1 one-hour lecture and 3 one-hour tutorials per week.

1st Attempt: In-course assessment: 2 assignments (20%); 1 two-hour examination (50%); 1 oral/aural examination (30%).

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