LANG07017 2016 German Beginners Level 3 Semester 1

General Details

Full Title
German Beginners Level 3 Semester 1
Transcript Title
German Beginners 3.1
Code
LANG07017
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
LANG - Foreign Language
Department
MRKT - Marketing, Tourism and Leisure
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Joan Morrison, Maria Diaz-Caneja, Martine Lucas, Sarah OBeirne
Programme Membership
SG_BBUSS_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business L7 SG_BADDO_J07 201600 Bachelor of Business SG_BEMBE_G07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Embedded award of BB Ab-initio L8 SG_BFINA_H08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment SG_BEMBE_G07 201600 Bachelor of Business Embedded Award BB L7 in Finance and Investment SG_B(ADD_J07 201600 Bachelor of Business in (Add On) L7 SG_BADMN_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BADMN_J07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BTOUR_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BTOUR_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BMARK_J07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Marketing L7 (Add On) SG_BINTR_J07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in International Marketing Erasmus SG_BMKTG_J07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Marketing L7 (Add On) SG_BDIGI_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Digital Marketing SG_BSALE_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Marketing and Sales SG_BBUSI_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business L8 (Ab-initio) SG_BADMN_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BBUSS_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business L7
Description

This module aims to prepare the student to achieve pre-Intermediate level in the target language. It aims to increase the student's oral fluency and level of written expression.  It continues to strive towards independent expression in the target language. It expands the student's knowledge of the culture and civilisation of the target language.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

progress towards achieving Level B1 (Independent User) within the Common European Framework for Language Learning (Council of Europe Guidelines).

2.

with appropriate assistance understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc.

3.

deal with the principal situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

4.

produce simple, connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.

5.

describe in simple terms, and with adequate preparation, aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

6.

implement a level of grammatical accuracy appropriate to the Level.

7.

begin to demonstrate an awareness of good accent and intonation.

8.

demonstrate increased awareness of German cultural life through completion of a project, presentation or similar

Teaching and Learning Strategies

  • Formal class
  • Language Laboratory
  • Grammar Class
  • Conversation & Social Events

Module Assessment Strategies

Linguistic ability will be assessed in:

  • Roleplays
  • Oral interviews
  • Written tests
  • Listening tests
  • Presentation of project

Repeat Assessments

  • Written Assessment
  • Oral Assessment

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
LANG06012 200900 German Beginners Level 2 Semester 2

Indicative Syllabus

Listening: can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc, using pre-taught prompts; can understand the main point of many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest with prior explanation of the general context of the broadcast.

Reading: can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related language; can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters and shorter texts.

Spoken interaction: can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken, using pre-taught guidelines; can contribute to conversations on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events).

Spoken production: can, with assistance, begin to connect phrases in a simple way in order to describe experiences and events; can briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans using pre-taught guidelines.

Writing: can, with preparation, write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.

Cultural awareness: select an aspect of German Culture or Society for independent research and presentation.

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Oral and Aural Work Continuous Assessment Assessment 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,5,6,7
2 Continuous Assessment Written,Oral and Aural assessment Continuous Assessment Assessment 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6,8
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Lecture Computer Laboratory Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2004-08-23 Tangram Aktuell: Kurs- Und Arbeitsbuch 2 - Lektion 5-8 MIT CD Zum Arbeitsbuch (German Edition) Max Hueber Verlag
ISBN 3190018170 ISBN-13 9783190018178
Recommended Reading
2009-08-19 Hueber Dictionaries and Study-AIDS: Grosses Ubungsbuch Deutsch - Grammatik (German Edition) Max Hueber Verlag
ISBN 3191017216 ISBN-13 9783191017217

Grammar & vocabulary

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Tangram aktuell 2, Hueber, Lektionen 5-8

URL Resources

http://www.zdf.de/

http://www.daserste.de/

http://www.dw.com/en/learn-german/radio-d/s-9671

Other Resources

www.linguee.com;

www.leo.org