German Language 4
Academic year 2018-2019
This course develops the skills in written and spoken German practiced in German Language 2 (GERM2021). The module is based on a dossier of authentic German texts on a number of areas of topical concern in the German-speaking countries. These texts provide material for the two strands of the module: oral and writing. The written strand aims to develop writing skillsin a variety of styles and registers, currently:
- English to German summary (Zusammenfassung)
- Writing on graphical and statistical material
- The newspaper 'Kommentar'
- Academic writing
By the end of the course you should have increased your knowledge and understanding of a number of topical issues in the German-speaking countries. You should have consolidated and developed skills in oral and written argument and presentation in German, and increased your command of a number of relevant German vocabulary and registers.
Dr Tracey Reimann-Dawe (email@example.com), room A7, Elvet Riverside I
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