|Assessment length / details
|Listening Comprehension (2 marks)
|Oral Assessment Oral (2 marks based on engagement, active contribution and performance in small oral groups)
|Written Assignment 4 written assignments, 2 of them under exam conditions (those taken under exam conditions counting twice as much as the others)
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Identify your own improvement in German vocabulary and grammatical knowledge in written and spoken language.
Differentiate between major stylistic levels of German.
Recognise and understand different linguistic registers in German.
Translate selected passages into and out of German, showing idiomatic, authentic style and grammatical usage.
Present independently prepared material in spoken or written German.
Discuss and debate topical issues in German.
Summarise in your own words selected pieces of written or spoken German.
Give your own insights into contemporary German life and culture.
Enter into conversation in German with confidence in your ability to express yourself.
An intermediate level course in German language. It will cover material from level B1-B2 of the European Common Framework of Reference for Languages (ECFR). Commensurate to their engagement with the module, students should achieve B1+ / B2 proficiency by the end of the module.
Material covered will help students increase and refine their knowledge and understanding of the target language and culture. Class content will familiarise students with contemporary issues, tendencies and debates in their language of study. Students will work towards being able to synthesize their knowledge of relevant social and cultural themes while developing their analytical skills and advancing their spoken and written expression across a variety of registers. Students will also have the opportunity to practice and progress essential language skills at an intermediate level.
Language modules have, as an integral part of their structure, regular homework assignments and class tests. Assessments aim to measure student progress against learning outcomes at the appropriate level and are designed to allow students to produce examples of progressively more complex and accurate spoken and written expression.
|Oral and written communication.
|Improving own Learning and Performance
|Online automatized exercises; formative and summative assignments; self-directed study.
|Personal Development and Career planning
|Employability awareness. Cultural awareness. Translation and communication skills in the target language.
|Grammar, writing, listening, oral and translation
|Academic articles on translation practice and theory; materials related to language acquisition and production.
|Subject Specific Skills
|Grammar, writing, listening, oral and translation skills.
|Conversation classes; presentations; group work.
This module is at CQFW Level 5