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GERM2002 - Modern German Language 2
Value: 0.5 course units
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%).
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.