Short Title:Communication Skills (German)
Full Title:Communication Skills (German)
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:CSKG H3001
 
Credits: 6
NFQ Level:8
Field of Study:Humanities
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Angela Feeney
Module Author:GERALDINE MITCHELL
Module Description:German language preparation for Erasmus period abroad.
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 Read, write and understand materials relating to cultural, academic, professional and everyday life.
LO6 Understand audio-visual materials in the target language.
LO7 Use the interactive version of the European Language Passport and the Self-assessment grids of the Common European Framework Reference for Languages.
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/Professional Language
Further development of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.
40.00%
Grammar and vocabulary in context
Presentation of topics of workplace relevance. Translation of workplace relevant texts from the target language.
40.00%
Cultural/Professional/Academic environments in Germany and Austria
College life and general working and living environments
20.00%
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Oral: Role-play/Functional based on topics 1,2,6 30.00 Ongoing
Continuous Assessment Applied Written shorts tasks based on e-mails, messages, summaries, form-filling, thank-you, apologies, etc. 3,5 30.00 Ongoing
Continuous Assessment Presentation written and oral based on internship office and destination city 2,4,6 40.00 Sem 1 End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.
Reassessment Description
Reassment of this module will be in accordance with the departmental supplemental/repeat protocol.

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 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Independent Learning Reading/Study 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 5.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Language Lecturers, Booklets designed for students
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: http://www.vocalproject.eu/: The VOCAL Project
  • Website: http://www.rsgo.eu/: Ready Study Go Around Europe!
  • http://www.coe.int/en/web/portfolio/home: Council of Europe: European Language Portfolio
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HEURS_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in European Studies 5 Elective