LANG08007 2016 German Year 4 Semester 1

General Details

Full Title
German Year 4 Semester 1
Transcript Title
German 4.1
Code
LANG08007
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
LANG - Foreign Language
Department
MRKT - Marketing, Tourism and Leisure
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Deborah Keegan, Joan Morrison, Sarah OBeirne
Programme Membership
SG_BFINA_H08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment SG_BGENE_K08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in General Stream (Add-on) SG_BHRMS_K08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in HRM Stream (Add-on) SG_BFINV_K08 201700 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment Stream(Add-on) SG_BFINA_K08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance Stream (Add-on) SG_BTOUR_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BBMTS_K08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business L8 (Add-on) DoMTS SG_BBUSI_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business L8 (Ab-initio)
Description

This subject aims to build on the years of previous language studies and to equip the student with the linguistic skills to communicate competently in the target language and to develop the student's understanding of and sensitivity to social, cultural and economic issues relevant to the countries of the target languages.  It also aims to develop the student's capacity to carry out independent research in the target language.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

The student will perform confidently at Level B2 within the Common European Framework for Language Learning (Council of Europe Guidelines) and those who have spent a semester/year abroad in the country where the target language is spoken will be working towards Level C1

2.

understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussion in his/her field of specialisation

3.

interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity (higher in those who have lived in a country in which the target language is spoken) which makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party

4.

produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issues giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options

5.

understand and appreciate various historical, political and social issues relevant to the main country in which the target language is spoken and start to acquire an awareness of other countries across the globe where the target language is spoken

6.

self-correct when speaking/writing in the target language

Teaching and Learning Strategies

  • Formal Class
  • Language Class
  • Translation & Grammar
  • Conversation & Social Events
  • Essay/ Project writing skills

Module Assessment Strategies

  • Written Assessment
  • Oral Assessment
  • Independent Project work

Repeat Assessments

  • Written Assessment
  • Oral Assessment

Indicative Syllabus

Listening:

Can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar. Can understand most TV news and current affairs programmes. Can understand most film dialogue if in standard dialect.

Reading:

Can read articles & reports concerned with contemporary prolems in which writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints.  Can understand contemporary literary prose.

Spoken interaction:

Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers possible.  Can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views.

Spoken production:

Can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest.  Can explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Writing:

 Can write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests/field of specialisation.  Can write an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view. Can write letters highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment aural, written reports/dissertation, essays Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,4,5,6
2 Continuous Assessment oral exams, presentations, reports... Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,5,6
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Computer Laboratory oral work 2 Weekly 2.00
Lecture Flat Classroom aural & written 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN study, project work, research, etc 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2007-02-03 Fit Furs Goethe-Zertifikat: C1 Book & CD (German Edition) Max Hueber Verlag
ISBN 3190018758 ISBN-13 9783190018758
Recommended Reading
1990-06-12 Deutsch Uben: Band 5 (German Edition) Max Hueber Verlag
ISBN 3190074534 ISBN-13 9783190074532
Recommended Reading
2000 Lehr- und bungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik: Neubearbeitung (German Edition) Max Hueber Verlag
ISBN 3190072558 ISBN-13 9783190072552

Lehr- und bungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik: Neubearbeitung (German Edition)

Recommended Reading
2010-01-07 Alltag, Beruf & Co.: Kurs- Und Arbeitsbuch 3 MIT CD Zum Arbeitsbuch (German Edition) Max Hueber Verlag
ISBN 3193015903 ISBN-13 9783193015907

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources
  • Contemporary Literary and Drama texts as selected by the Lecturer
  • German Cinema - film & documentary as selected by the Lecturer
Other Resources

Online monolingual dictionary

Online bilingual dictionary