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GM4105   German Language 3

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 11.00 am or 3.00 pm Mon and 11.00 am or 3.00 pm Thu

This is a core language module for all students in the second year of the Honours Programme. It is designed to develop advanced written and oral language skills based on translation from and into German, while the oral part of the module will afford insight into communicative situations, strategies and approaches in a variety of contexts. Students will learn to recognise and analyse communication techniques and employ them effectively in different situations.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GM3005 and pass GM3006 - unless the student spent either or both semesters of junior honours on a university placement abroad in which case only successful completion of junior honours is needed.

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: 1-hour Written Examination = 30%, Oral Examination = 30%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 30%
Practical examinations : 50%
Coursework: 20%

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

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr A T Cusack
Module teaching staff: Team taught