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Tue 22 Oct, Tue 29 Oct, ... Tue 3 Dec 2019
13:30 - 15:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 4

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: German Intermediate 2 for Academic Purposes (LAP)
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Tue 22 Oct, Tue 29 Oct, ... Tue 3 Dec 2019

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: 7

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 22 Oct   13:30 - 15:00 13:30 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 4 map Hildegard O'Kane
2 Tue 29 Oct   13:30 - 15:00 13:30 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 4 map Hildegard O'Kane
3 Tue 5 Nov   13:30 - 15:00 13:30 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 4 map Hildegard O'Kane
4 Tue 12 Nov   13:30 - 15:00 13:30 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 4 map Hildegard O'Kane
5 Tue 19 Nov   13:30 - 15:00 13:30 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 4 map Hildegard O'Kane
6 Tue 26 Nov   13:30 - 15:00 13:30 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 4 map Hildegard O'Kane
7 Tue 3 Dec   13:30 - 15:00 13:30 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 4 map Hildegard O'Kane
Aims

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

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CULP: Languages for Academic Purposes

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