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GM2542: GERMAN LANGUAGE 4 (2017-2018)

Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16

Course Overview

Building on work done in GM 2042, the course will develop further language skills.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second 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)
  • GM2042 German Language 3 (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • GM2540 German Language (Advanced Introductory) 2 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Building on work done in GM 2042, the course will develop further language skills, both receptive and productive. Classes on grammatical and linguistic analysis will contribute to the further development of both sets of skills. In addition students will complete a structured self learning programme of aural study and grammatical reinforcement study.

Further Information & Notes

Prescribed text:  Aspekte 2 Mittelstufe Deutsch in Teilbänden, Teil 2,  ISBN: 978-3-12-606016-5

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: 1 in-class tests (20%), 1 oral/aural examination (30%), 1 two-hour examination (50%).

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

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment is given through in-class exercises and homework.


Written or verbal feedback is given on any written produced by the student. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in written language classes; oral classes; aural classes; and reading comprehension/composition classes.

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