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Mon 21 Oct, Mon 28 Oct, ... Mon 9 Mar 2020
15:30 - 17:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3

Provided by: Language Centre


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

Mon 21 Oct, Mon 28 Oct, ... Mon 9 Mar 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 Mon 21 Oct   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
2 Mon 28 Oct   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
3 Mon 4 Nov   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
4 Mon 11 Nov   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
5 Mon 18 Nov   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
6 Mon 25 Nov   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
7 Mon 2 Dec   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
8 Mon 20 Jan 2020   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
9 Mon 27 Jan 2020   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
10 Mon 3 Feb 2020   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
11 Mon 10 Feb 2020   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
12 Mon 17 Feb 2020   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
13 Mon 24 Feb 2020   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
14 Mon 2 Mar 2020   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
15 Mon 9 Mar 2020   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hildegard O'Kane
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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