Short Title:German 3
Full Title:German 3
Module Code:GERM H2027
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Field of Study:Audio-visual techniques and media production
Module Delivered in no programmes
Module Description:The aim of this module is to build on the structures and vocabulary necessary to comprehend and communicate in German and to understand the socio-cultural environment of Germany and other countries where German is spoken.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Converse in German on general topics
LO2 Read and demonstrate an understanding of articles and be able to answer questions on the content
LO3 Illustrate an understanding of selected audiovisual materials of a general nature and discuss the content
LO4 Write about a range of topics in German
LO5 Consider, discuss and write about aspects of the society and culture
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change) %
Consolidate and build on written skills
General development of reading skills in German
General development of aural skills in relation to society, media and contemporary events
Consolidation of oral skills in German
Appreciation of aspects of early/classical German film
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment In-class listening assessment 3 15.00 Week 6
Continuous Assessment Speaking assessment (role-play) 1 15.00 Week 8
Assignment Written assignment (film critique) 5 20.00 Week 10
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 2,4,5 50.00 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class-based instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Listening, reading, speaking 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Christiany, C. et al 2006, studio d A2, Cornelsen
  • German-English, English-German dictionary, Any publisher
Recommended Book Resources
  • Niebisch, D. et al 2006, Schritte International 2, Hueber Verlag
  • Wightwick, C.C.B., German Grammar Handbook, Latest Ed., Berlitz
  • K├Ąge, O. (ed), Die neue Rechtschreibung, Latest Ed., Cornelsen
  • Brockmann, S. 2010, A Critical History of German Film, Camden House
  • Rogowski, C. ed. 2010, The Many Faces of Weimar Cinema: Rediscovering German's Filmic, Camden House
This module does not have any article/paper resources
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