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GM4106   German Language 4

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

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

This is a core language module for students in the second year of the Honours Programme. It is designed to develop advanced written and oral language skills based on task-based text production, summary and essay writing, while the oral part of the module will afford insight into communicative situations, strategies and approaches in a variety of contexts. Students will further develop their competence in recognising and analysing communication techniques and in employing them effectively in different situations.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GM4105 - unless the student spent semester one on a university placement abroad in which case only the successful completion of the semester abroad is needed.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 language classes and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 128

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 1-hour Essay in German Examination = 30%, Oral Examination = 30%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 30%
Practical examinations : 30%
Coursework: 40%

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

Personnel

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