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GM1001   First Level German A 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 3.00 pm

This module lays the foundation for the study of German at university. In oral, writing and grammar classes, you will develop both communicative skill and your knowledge of German grammar. In weekly lectures and tutorials, you begin a survey of German speaking literature and culture. This semester covers German literature and culture from the post-war period after 1945, with the emergence of the divided German state, until the tumultuous events of re-unification in 1989.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): In taking this module you must have Higher or A-level German or equivalent

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 lecture, 1 seminar, 2 language classes, CALL classroom work and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 40

Guided independent study hours: 160

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught