|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||2 translations + 1 essay of 1000 words in German Continuous Assessment:||40%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Translation and essay||60%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours written examination|
By the end of this module students will have acquired a basic stock of German political vocabulary and be able to understand their English equivalents. They will be able to translate political texts from German into English with a high degree of fluency, recognising the special requirements of such translations, and will be familiar with various aspects of German political life.
Students are requested to read the current periodicals and newspapers held in the Department and to make use of the satellite tv in the language laboratory.
It is also recommended that they register with a German-language news service such as German News. For more information see the following websites:
Reading ListEssential Reading
Sontheimer, Kurt; Bleek, Wilhelm (1999) Grundzüge des politischen Systems der Bundesrepublik Deutschland Munich: Piper Primo search
This module is at CQFW Level 6