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GM2540: GERMAN LANGUAGE (ADVANCED INTRODUCTORY) 2 (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

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. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second 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?

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

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.


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 Practical during University weeks 25 - 34, 38
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 25 - 34, 38
  • 1 Tutorial 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 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

Continuous Assessment 25%

Portfolio 25%

Oral Component 25%

Take Home Assessment 25%

 

Resit (for students who took the course in academic year 2019/20 and C8 students): Open Book 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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