Module Information

Module Identifier
GE21500
Module Title
German Language-Beginners (Single Hons European Languages: Minor Language)
Academic Year
2016/2017
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1 (Taught over 2 semesters)
Pre-Requisite
Only available to Single Honours European Languages students
External Examiners
  • Professor Charmian Brinson (Emeritus Professor - Imperial College London)
 
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Tutorial 40 x 1 Hour Tutorials
 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Translations, grammar exercises, comprehension etc.  Continuous Assessment:  40%
Semester Exam 3 Hours   Written examination  written exam plus oral (10%).  60%
Supplementary Exam 3 Hours   1 x 3-hour written examination (unless ONLY the oral component is failed, in which case the suplementary exam will be an oral examination).  100%

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module, if you have made satisfactory progress, you will be able to:

- demonstrate your interest in and understanding of the German language as a subject of study
- display proficiency in the essential framework of German grammar and syntax
- translate selected passages from and into German
- use a range of linguistic structures, particularly those in more frequent general usage
- communicate in written German at an appropriate standard
- produce summaries of material written in German
- give your own insights into aspects of German society
- use a good range of German vocabulary
- respond with understanding to spoken German
- make both supervised and independent use of the facilities available in the department: video, language laboratory, satellite television

Language modules have, as an integral part of their structure, regular homework assignments and class tests as well as end of year examinations. All assessment is designed to measure your progress against learning outcomes at the appropriate level.

Brief description

This module forms part of the core Level 2 programme in European Languages (German Minor) and is one of three written language courses taken in that year. For a full description of this module see GE10740.


Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 5