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Mon 16 Oct, Mon 23 Oct, ... Mon 11 Mar 2024
14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Language Centre, Teaching Room 3

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: German Intermediate 1 for Academic Purposes (LAP)
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Mon 16 Oct, Mon 23 Oct, ... Mon 11 Mar 2024

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
  • Graduate students from the School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences.
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • The Intermediate 1 course requires some previous exposure to the German language. Preferably Level A1/A2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 16 Oct 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
2 Mon 23 Oct 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
3 Mon 30 Oct 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
4 Mon 6 Nov 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
5 Mon 13 Nov 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
6 Mon 20 Nov 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
7 Mon 27 Nov 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
8 Mon 22 Jan   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
9 Mon 29 Jan   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
10 Mon 5 Feb   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
11 Mon 12 Feb   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
12 Mon 19 Feb   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
13 Mon 26 Feb   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
14 Mon 4 Mar   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
15 Mon 11 Mar   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map 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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