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GM2040: GERMAN LANGUAGE (ADVANCED INTRODUCTORY) 1 (2020-2021)

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Course Overview

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. This course may be taken only by students who have completed the German for Beginners courses.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study Yes
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Carina Zoehrer

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of GM1547 German for Beginners 2 (Passed) or GM1548 German for Beginners 2 (Passed) or GM1554 German for Beginners 2 (Passed)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

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 students' command of German grammar, vocabulary and syntactic structures, and to introduce various styles of written and spoken German. The teaching is in both English and German.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Language Seminar during University weeks 8 - 18
  • 1 Practical during University weeks 8 - 18
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 8 - 18

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1x in-class test (25%)
1x short answer type exam (25%)

1x oral/aural (25%)
1x written portfolio (25%)

Alternative Resit Arrangements for students taking course in Academic Year 2020/21

Resit: Written exam (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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