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GM1549: BACKGROUND TO GERMAN FOR BEGINNERS 2 (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


Course Overview

This course is intended for beginners, wishing to proceed with German Studies beyond level 1. It provides an introduction to selected German Short Stories from the 20th-century, with a particular focus on relating these to their cultural, historical and social context.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Gundula Sharman

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • GM1543 Modern German Culture 2 (Studied)
  • GM1546 Background to German Beginners 2 (Studied)
  • GM1552 Modern German Culture 2 (Studied)
  • GM1556 Modern German Culture 2 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course is intended for beginners, wishing to proceed with German Studies beyond level 1. It provides an introduction to selected German Short Stories from the 20th-century, with a particular focus on relating these to their cultural, historical and social context.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Seminars 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

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

A CGS mark plus written and verbal feedback is given on the essay. Written assignments are routinely returned on an individual basis. Informal feedback on participation and performance is also given in the tutorials.

Word Count 1500
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Class Test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

A CGS mark plus written and verbal feedback is given on the essay. Written assignments are routinely returned on an individual basis. Informal feedback on participation and performance is also given in the tutorials.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 1500
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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