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GM2042: GERMAN LANGUAGE 3 (2017-2018)

Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16

Course Overview

This level two language course will build on and extend students' fluency and written skills in German.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study Yes
  • Dr Gundula-Maria Sharman

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either GM1542 German Language 2 (Passed) or GM1550 German Language 2 (Passed)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • GM2040 German Language (Advanced Introductory) 1 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Building on work done in GM 1550, the course will develop further language skills, both receptive and productive. Classes on grammatical and linguistic analysis will contribute to the development of both sets of skills. In addition students will complete a structured self learning programme grammatical reinforcement study.

Further Information & Notes

Prescribed text: 

Aspekte 2 Mittelstufe Deutsch in Teilbänden, Teil 1, ISBN: 978-3-12-606015-8

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

33 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: Continuous Assessment (100%) consisting of two unseen language exercises based on the language class (50%), one unseen language exercise based on the material covered in the translation class (25%), oral component (25%).

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

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment is given in class and on various homework exercises.


The above assessments are given CGS marks, and written or verbal feedback is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in written language classes; oral classes; and reading comprehension/composition classes.

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