German in Context B (R2063)
15 credits, Level 5
Building on existing levels of proficiency at B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference [CEFR] the module aims to:
- Enable you to understand the main ideas ideas within complex speech and texts and to communicate effectively in the target language (TL), with fluidity and spontaneity, in a variety of contexts;
- Provide opportunities, across a selected variety of topics and themes, for participation in advanced level communicative language activities (e.g. listening, reading, speaking, writing, interaction, and mediation);
- Consolidate and develop the range of complex language structures, syntax, and specialised vocabulary to support consistent accuracy and control in use of the TL;
- Facilitate the exploration, and analysis of a special subject linked to the student’s chosen field of interest.
Teaching and assessment
We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, there may be changes to this module in response to COVID-19, or due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
It may not be possible to take some module combinations due to timetabling constraints. The structure of some courses means that the modules you choose first may determine whether later modules are core or optional.
This module is offered on the following courses: