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GM2040: GERMAN LANGUAGE (ADVANCED INTRODUCTORY) 1 (2017-2018)

Last modified: 14 Apr 2017 14:49


Course Overview

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. This course may be taken only by students who have completed the German for Beginners courses.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study Yes
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Claudia Sein

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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

  • One of GM1547 German for Beginners 2 (Passed) or GM1548 German for Beginners 2 (Passed) or GM1554 German for Beginners 2 (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

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

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 students' command of German grammar, vocabulary and syntactic structures, and to introduce various styles of written and spoken German. The teaching is in both English and German.

Further Information & Notes

Prescribed text: Aspekte 1 Mittelstufe Deutsch in Teilbänden, Teil 1, ISBN: 978-3-12-606007-3 

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Behavioural Studies with German
  • Bachelor of Laws with Options in German Language (Hons)
  • German Minor

Contact Teaching Time

44 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

In-course assessment: 2 in-class tests (70%); oral/aural continuous assessment (30%).

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

Formative Assessment

Regular non-assessed homework exercises.

Feedback

The above assessments are given CAS marks, and written or verbal feedback is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in both written language classes and oral/aural classes.

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