Number of credits:
20 Language of delivery:
German Module content:
This module consolidates and develops the first-year work on all aspects of German language. You will gain an understanding of: contemporary political and cultural affairs in German-speaking countries, linguistic and cultural features of German written texts, understanding of the political and historical background to German written texts, the complex factors informing intercultural communication, all aspects of the job application process: CV, covering letters, and interviews. You will read and write German texts in a range of different genres,
consolidate their grammatical skills, consolidate and expand their vocabulary, interact in spoken German, analyse a book-length text in German, produce application letters and CVs in German. Method of learning and teaching:
Seminars, group work, individual work, role-play, presentations, self-access learning (especially in the ILT component).
Students are encouraged to watch German TV or listen to German radio on a regular basis. A list of the main newspapers, radio stations and TV-channels accessed via the Internet will be provided.
Assessment method: Two-hour closed-book examination during the main examination period (50%), Marketing project (group presentation) – in-class (15%), 1000 word essay on set literary text (15%), Oral examination in German on content of the oral/aural skills lessons (20%).