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TL2004: GERMAN LANGUAGE 3 WITH TRANSLATION (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

This level two language course will build on and extend students' fluency and written skills in German. It will also provide additional translation instruction for students on the MA Modern Languages and Translation & Interpreting Studies programme.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Tara Beaney

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Building on work done in GM 1550, the course will develop further language skills, both receptive and productive. Classes on grammatical and linguistic analysis will contribute to the development of both sets of skills. In addition students will complete a structured self-learning programme grammatical reinforcement study.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Language Seminar during University weeks 9 - 19
  • 1 Practical during University weeks 9 - 19
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 9 - 19
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 9 - 19

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Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Language Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks 11 Feedback Weeks 14

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One translation paper

Learning Outcomes
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Language Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks 10 Feedback Weeks 13

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One language exercise based on the language seminar and work covered in the course textbook.

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Oral Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Language Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks 6,9 Feedback Weeks 9,14

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Two unseen language exercises for the grammar component of the programme at 20% each.

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Formative Assessment

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Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralEvaluateBuilding on their language study, students will be able to evaluate their own language skills, improving their ability to check for accuracy of their base oral/aural and written German language skills
ReflectionApplyStudents will be able to reflect on their own language skills and expand their oral/aural and written German language skill base, thus improving their ability to cope with translations.
ProceduralAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on contemporary aspects of German culture and improve their spoken German
ReflectionEvaluateBuilding on their language study students will be able to generate and refine German and generic essay writing skills.
ReflectionAnalyseBuilding on their language study, students will be able to reflect on their own strengths and weaknesses as a result of performance in tests and homework exercises.

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