Short Title:German 5
Full Title:German 5
Module Code:GERM H3025
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Marketing and advertising
Module Delivered in no programmes
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.
 

Module Content & Assessment

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

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