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GM3005   German Language 1

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 11.00 am Tue and Fri

This is a core language module for all students in the first semester of the first year of the Honours programme. It aims to develop written and spoken German language skills. Two weekly classes are taught by native-language tutors. The module is based on a textbook which includes a wide range of different activities and registers. Students' work includes reading comprehension, discussion of issues raised by texts and audio-visual, a variety of written responses, and revision of aspects of grammar.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Permission of the german honours adviser

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 language classes and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 130

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%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Ms K L Mericka
Module teaching staff: Team taught