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Fri 17 Jan, Fri 24 Jan, ... Fri 5 Jun 2020
11:00 - 12:30

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: German Basic 1 (total beginners) for Academic Purposes (LAP)
Prerequisites

Fri 17 Jan, Fri 24 Jan, ... Fri 5 Jun 2020

Description

This weekly class is intended to help research students in the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences to develop their skills in reading German documents they need to deal with in their research. Each session will be divided into two parts:

The first part will consist of grammar, tasks to develop insight into the reading process, help with dealing with complex sentence structures, academic conventions, abbreviations, etc.

The second part will be devoted to the translation of original German texts from different periods and covering a range of topics. Each week you will be asked to attempt a translation into English of a German passage. Students will be encouraged to bring along German texts from their own research to translate.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • Research students from the School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and the School of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

This course is for students are based within the Schools of Arts & Humanities or Humanities & Social Sciences only.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 17 Jan 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
2 Fri 24 Jan 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
3 Fri 31 Jan 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
4 Fri 7 Feb 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
5 Fri 14 Feb 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
6 Fri 21 Feb 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
7 Fri 28 Feb 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
8 Fri 6 Mar 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
9 Fri 24 Apr 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
10 Fri 1 May 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
11 Fri 8 May 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
12 Fri 15 May 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
13 Fri 22 May 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
14 Fri 29 May 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
15 Fri 5 Jun 2020   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
Aims

Develop strategies for reading longer texts faster through close analysis, grammatical, stylistic commentary, and translation.

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Languages for Academic Purposes

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