Short Title:German 8
Full Title:German 8
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:GERM H4016
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Combined
Module Delivered in 6 programme(s)
Reviewed By:GLENN MEHTA
Module Author:RIANA WALSH
Module Description:The aim of this module is to build on and further develop socio-cultural and linguistic competencies acquired to date, to enable the student to comprehend, communicate and interact in increasingly specialised situations with a degree of fluency consistent with Level A2+/B1 of the Common European Framework for Language Learning.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Converse confidently and with a degree of spontaneity on topics of a social and professional nature.
LO2 Participate actively and effectively in discussions and presentations in German at an advanced level.
LO3 Analyse and translate texts of both a specialised and general nature.
LO4 Write a short project in German on a topic relating to core-subject area.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Reflective Journal May take the form of online translations in German 3,4 15.00 Ongoing
Oral Examination/Interview May take the form of individual oral examination in German 1,2 20.00 Week 11
Continuous Assessment May take the form of a project and presentation 1,2,4 15.00 Week 7
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 3,4 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 Complementary on-line activities and materials: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class-based instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Complementary on-line activities and materials: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Krenn, W. & Puchta, H. 2016, Motive B1, Hueber
  • German-English, English-German Dictionary, Latest Ed., Collins
Recommended Book Resources
  • Rankin, J., Wells, L.D., Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik, Latest Ed., Houghton Mifflin Company Boston
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Hueber, Deutsch perfekt: Das aktuelle Magazin für Deutsch-Lerner
  • Goethe-Institut Russland, et al, vitamin.de: Journal für junge Deutschlerner
Other Resources
  • Website: http://www.schubert-verlag.de/aufgaben/u ebungen_b2/b2_erkund_uebungen_index.htm
  • Website: http://www.schubert-verlag.de/aufgaben/u ebungen_b1/b1_uebungen_index.htm
  • Website: www.goethe.de
  • Website: www.diezeit.de
  • Website: www.diewelt.de
  • Website: www.dw.de
  • Website: www.stern.de
  • Website: www.vitaminde.de
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
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TA_BMNGT_B (1 year add-on) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 8 Elective
TA_BAMKT_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing 8 Elective
TA_BMKTG_B (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing Management 8 Elective
TA_BITNL_B Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business 8 Elective
TA_KACOI_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) 8 Optional