Short Title:German 5
Full Title:German 5
Module Code:GERM H3025
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Field of Study:Marketing and advertising
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Reviewed By:ADRIAN PAYNE
Module Author:GERALDINE MITCHELL
Module Description:This module aims to expand the student's existing skills and knowledge of German. The student will research and present a short report in the target language on a German product or company.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Communicate confidently on a range of topics in the target language.
LO2 Present information orally on companies and products in the target language.
LO3 Translate a variety of texts from the target language into English.
LO4 Conduct research on companies and products relevant to the country/countries where German is spoken.
LO5 Write texts of a professional nature in German.
LO6 Understand audiovisual materials in the target language.
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) %
General/Business Language
Further development of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
50.00%
Grammar and vocabulary in context
Presentation of topics of commercial relevance. Translation of commercial texts from the target language.
30.00%
Aspects of Business environment in German-speaking countries
Business environment, companies and products.
20.00%
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 tests to assess translation skills and general/ business language functions. 3,4,5 25.00 Ongoing
Presentation Short presentation in the target language. 1,2 15.00 Week 9
Continuous Assessment In-class listening assessments 6 10.00 Ongoing
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,3,5 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 Reading/Study 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 2.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Becker, N. & Braunert, J. 2010, Alltag, Beruf & Co. 4, Hueber
  • Becker, N. & Braunert, J. 2010, Alltag, Beruf & Co. 5, Hueber
  • German-English, English-German dictionary, Any publisher
Recommended Book Resources
  • Gschossmann-Hendershot, Elke F., Schaum’s Outline German Grammar, Latest edition Ed., McGraw Hill
  • Wightwick, C.C.B., German Grammar Handbook, Latest edition Ed., Berlitz
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Authentik (German language magazine)
  • Deutsch perfekt (German language magazine)
Other Resources
  • Website: www.goethe.de
  • Website: www.dw.de
  • Website: www.diewelt.de
  • Website: www.irelandman.de
  • Website: www.stern.de
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAMNG_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 5 Elective
TA_BAMNG_D Bachelor of Business in Management 5 Elective
TA_BMNGT_D (1 year add-on) TA_BMNGT_D - Bachelor of Business in Management 5 Elective