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Modern German Language 3

Module Code: GE401
Module Name: Modern German Language 3
Module Coordinator: Andrea Klaus
Timetable by Group
Module Credits: 30

Module Description

The aims of this module are:
  • To increase vocabulary, both general and specialised;
  • to improve oral skills;
  • to improve listening and reading comprehension skills;
  • to improve translation skills (from German into English and vice versa)
  • to identify and rectify grammar problems;
  • to cultivate sensitivity towards language in general, and an awareness of register, semantics and style in particular.
All students have three regular weekly language classes, consisting of (a) Spoken German, (b) German Essay Writing and (c) Translation.

Assessment Method:

Two two-hour examinations (an essay in German and two translation passages both from German into English and from English into German) and a 20 minute oral examination, during which candidates introduce their chosen topic and discuss a topic from a list chosen by examiners.