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GERM2002 - Modern German Language 2

Value: 0.5 course units
Tutor:
various
Teaching structure: One hour per week will be devoted to English-German translation and a second hour to German-English translation and reading comprehension.
Assessment: one unseen three-hour written examination involving translation into German (30%) translation into English (30%) and one comprehension passage (30%); and coursework (10%).


Module Description:

This module builds on work completed in the first year, using translation and comprehension exercises to enhance fluency in reading, writing and understanding contemporary German, as well as continuing to explore its relation to English. Passages for translation and comprehension will include contemporary literary, historical and journalistic texts.