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GH4003: ADVANCED GAELIC WRITING FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS - LEVEL 4B (2015-2016)

Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:36


Course Overview

This is a course for developing practical translation skills from Gaelic to English and English to Gaelic and builds on the skills taught at level 3;further theoretical concepts associated with transation studies are introduced.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Both Sessions Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
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Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course builds on Gaelic language classes at Level 1 and Level 2 and complements other language options available at Levels 3 and 4. The course runs all year. Students will attend 1 one-hour seminar per fortnight. This seminar will provide vocabulary for specific linguistic domains, set writing tasks and discuss students' performance in their writing tasks. Students will be required to undertake a directed programme of writing tasks and submit exercises on a fortnightly basis. This is a course for native speakers, who are all learning at individual rates and who all have distinctive needs and weaknesses in their language. The needs and knowledge of each individual student is addressed by the lecturer, and the course is tailored individually.

Further Information & Notes

Only available for students with Native Speaker Higher or equivalent.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st attempt: Level 4: Continuous assessment (100%); four 1,200 word essays.

Formative Assessment

Assessment is both formative and summative simultaneously, as it is drawn from a folio of work.

Feedback

The course is based around the concept of using feedback as the main teaching tool. Students submit work which is closely marked by the teacher. Classes take the form of supervision sessions in which marked work is closely examined by student and teacher.

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