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Module Title LH German Core VI - Language and Contexts
SchoolLan, Cult, Art Hist & Music
Department Modern Languages
Module Code 09 33710
Module Lead Ruth Whittle
Level Honours Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites LI German Language Proficiency 2: Presenting, Debating, Translating B - (09 33679)
Co-requisites LH German Core VII - Language and Contexts - (09 33711)
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Seminar-30 hours
Guided independent study-70 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description The module aims to develop students’ skills to a high level in the following areas: (i) researching topics independently; (ii) using a wide range of authentic German materials; (iii) expressing themselves in German, both orally and in writing; (iv) translating non-fiction texts from German into English.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • have made progress towards level C1/C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);
  • research and present, findings and analyses of a range of topics;
  • demonstrate understanding of how to translate non-fiction texts such as newspaper articles into English, for a specific purpose or readership (genres A and B);
Assessment 33710-01 : 48 hour take home exam : Coursework (50%)
33710-02 : Oral-aural exercise : Class Test (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment:
One 1.5-hr exam (60%);
Oral-aural exercise (with supporting written/visual aids) (40%).

Final Year Assessment, no resits.
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