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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 builds on the work done in GM2040 and is intended only for continuing beginners.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
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.
Not available to native speakers of German. May not be taken in the same half-session together with GM 1550 or GM 2542.
Prescribed text: Aspekte 1 Mittelstufe Deutsch in Teilbänden, Teil 2, ISBN: 978-3-12-606008-0
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: In-course assessment: 2 assignments (20%); 1 two-hour examination (50%); 1 oral/aural examination (30%).
Two continuous assessment tests. Regular homework exercises.
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.