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Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31

Course Overview

This course follows on from GH2009 and is for people who started learning in their first year.  It continues to develop a range of linguistic competencies in written and oral language.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study Yes
  • Dr Maria Coira

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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Course Description

The course will place special emphasis on the grammatical structure of the language by extending and developing grammatical knowledge previously acquired. Grammar sessions will concentrate on the acquisition of new structures and concepts with an opportunity being given to consolidate grammar learnt through translation and comprehension exercises. Confidence in speaking the language will also be developed through a variety of approaches and materials.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Language Seminars during University weeks 25 - 34, 38
  • 1 Oral during University weeks 25 - 34, 38

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

2x translation exercise 15% each

Grammar exercise 15%

Language practice 35%

Oral Assessment 20%


Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome

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