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GE201 - Modern German Language II

  • Module code: GE201
  • Module name: Modern German Language II
  • Department: German Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To develop essay-writing skills in the target language; To increase vocabulary, both general and specialised; To improve oral skills; To improve listening and reading comprehension skills; To improve translation skills; To improve oral and written competence in English; To identify and rectify grammar problems; To cultivate sensitivity towards language in general, and an awareness of register, semantics and style in particular; To encourage correct dictionary usage; To develop specialist business-related vocabulary knowledge and increase awareness of German business practice. (Primarily, but not exclusively for students of Business Studies)

Principal learning outcomes

In the Second Year the focus in our language work is on the four skills: essay writing in German; translation into English; audio and visual comprehension; and spoken German.

Timetabled teaching activities

You will have THREE regular weekly language classes: Translation into English and listening comprehension. One hour per week. Essay writing in the target language . One hour per week. Spoken German (with a native-speaker) One hour per week.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/german/undergrad/undergraduatemodules/ge201

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: GE201-30)
B (Examination only) Oral examination 34%
  2 hour examination (Translation) 33%
  2 hour examination (Essay) 33%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate German with French (R2A1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German with Russian (R2A7) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Linguistics (R2Q2) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies with German (R4RB) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Hispanic Studies with German (R4RK) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate German with Film Studies (RP33) - Year 2
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and German (M164) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and German (M164) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate English and German Literature (QR32) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate English and German (QR37) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German Studies (R200) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German with Chinese (R2A0) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German and Economics (4-year) (R2L4) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German and Linguistics (R2Q3) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German and History (R2V1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies and German Studies (R4R2) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Hispanic Studies and German (R4RG) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R900) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages and Economics (4-year) (R9L1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages and Linguistics (R9Q1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German and Business Studies (RN21) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French and German (RR14) - Year 2
Optional
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with German (with Intercalated Year) (Q1A2) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages with Linguistics (R9Q2) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Italian and European Literature (RQ32) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate French and German Studies (RR12) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate European Studies with Italian (2+2) (T2R3) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate European Studies with Italian (2+2) (T2R3) - Year 4