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GM1002 First Level German A 2

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 7
Planned timetable:3.00 pm

This module builds on the foundation study of German language and literature in Module GM1001. Language classes and CALL practice will further develop speaking, reading and writing skills and grammatical competence, using materials which cover aspects of contemporary German society and culture. Lectures and seminars extend the study of modern literary texts, helping students to develop further their reading and analytical skills and placing the texts in their social and cultural historical context.Please note that this module is not designed for native or heritage speakers of German.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Optional for all degrees involving German

UG Pre-requisite(s):GM1001
UG Modules required for:GM2003

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1 lecture, 1 seminar, 2 language classes, CALL classroom work and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 44
  • Guided independent study: 156

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 60%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Frau K Mericka
Module teaching staff:Team taught