Short Title:German 5
Full Title:German 5
Module Code:GERM H3021
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Field of Study:Management and administration
Module Delivered in no programmes
Reviewed By:MARTIN NOLAN
Module Author:MARTIN NOLAN
Module Description:This module aims to expand the students’ existing skills and knowledge of the target language. The students will research and present aspects of commercial and cultural relevance in the target language country/ countries.
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 Communicate confidently on a range of topics in the target language.
LO3 Translate a variety of texts from the target language into English.
LO4 Describe issues of a contemporary nature in the target language country/countries using a variety of media
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 language (30%)
Further development of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
0.00%
Business Language (50%)
Presentation of issues of commercial relevance. Translation of commercial texts from the target language into English
0.00%
Aspects of Business culture and society (20%)
Business environment, companies.
0.00%
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 Students will be assessed using in-class tests, which will assess translation skills and general and business language functions. The students will also be assessed on in-class presentations.   50.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 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 Reading/Study 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Lemcke, Christiane, et al 2003, Berliner Platz 2, Langenscheidt
Recommended Book Resources
  • Gschossmann-Hendershot, Elke F. 1997, Schaum’s Outline German Grammar, 3rd Ed., McGraw Hill.
  • Braunert, Jörg & Schlenker, Wolfram 2005, Unternehmen Deutsch Aufbaukurs, Lehrbuch,, Klett.
  • Dallapiazza, Rosa-Maria, et al, 2005 2005, Tangram 2,, Hueber
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • n/a: German Extra, Channel 4 productionn/a