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Mon 21 Jan, Mon 28 Jan, ... Mon 11 Mar 2019
11:30 - 13:00

Venue: Faculty of Divinity, Room 6

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: German Basic for Academic Purposes (LAP) - DIVINITY
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Mon 21 Jan, Mon 28 Jan, ... Mon 11 Mar 2019

Description

This weekly class is intended to help research students in Divinity 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.

THIS COURSE TAKES PLACE IN THE LENT TERM ONLY.

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 Divinity students only.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 8

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 21 Jan   11:30 - 13:00 11:30 - 13:00 Faculty of Divinity, Room 6 map Paul Hoegger
2 Mon 28 Jan   11:30 - 13:00 11:30 - 13:00 Faculty of Divinity, Room 6 map Paul Hoegger
3 Mon 4 Feb   11:30 - 13:00 11:30 - 13:00 Faculty of Divinity, Room 6 map Paul Hoegger
4 Mon 11 Feb   11:30 - 13:00 11:30 - 13:00 Faculty of Divinity, Room 6 map Paul Hoegger
5 Mon 18 Feb   11:30 - 13:00 11:30 - 13:00 Faculty of Divinity, Room 6 map Paul Hoegger
6 Mon 25 Feb   11:30 - 13:00 11:30 - 13:00 Faculty of Divinity, Room 6 map Paul Hoegger
7 Mon 4 Mar   11:30 - 13:00 11:30 - 13:00 Faculty of Divinity, Room 6 map Paul Hoegger
8 Mon 11 Mar   11:30 - 13:00 11:30 - 13:00 Faculty of Divinity, Room 6 map Paul Hoegger
Aims

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

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Theme
CULP: Languages for Academic Purposes

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