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GM4106   German Language 4

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

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

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%


Module teaching staff: Team taught