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Module Title LI German Language Project A
SchoolLan, Cult, Art Hist & Music
Department Modern Languages
Module Code 09 34912
Module Lead Dietmar Wozniak
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Co-requisites LI German Language Project B - (09 34913)
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Tutorial-5 hours
Guided independent study-95 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description Students will work autonomously towards the production of a short newspaper, magazine or other publication (approved by the supervisor) in the target language. The group will meet once every two weeks for tutorials to discuss aspects of the project like different writing styles and layout. Students are expected to see their supervisor regularly for individual help. Students will select a theme / topic for their publication and will start developing different styles of writing and manipulating vocabulary relevant to their specialisation. It will also allow students to gain knowledge of their specific area of interest.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • have achieved at least level A2.2 for Intermediate students and B2.1 for Advanced students of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) in written and oral skills;
  • write a project proposal in German;
  • show understanding of the the structure and register of articles aimed at different audiences (e.g. tabloid, broadsheet);
  • undertake individual research of material in the target language like newspapers, magazines and the Internet;
  • access the language autonomously;
  • present a project proposal to an audience in German.
Assessment 34912-01 : 800 word Project Proposal in German : Coursework (30%)
34912-02 : 1000 word Sample Article Written in German on Project Theme : Coursework (40%)
34912-03 : 10-minute Presentation in German : Presentation (30%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment:
1 Written Project Proposal in German (800 words) - 30%;
1 Written Sample Article in German on the main theme of the project (1000 words) - 40%;
1 Presentation in German (10 minutes) - 30%.

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