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Mon 19 Oct, Mon 26 Oct, ... Mon 15 Mar 2021
14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: German Intermediate 1 for Academic Purposes (LAP)
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Mon 19 Oct, Mon 26 Oct, ... Mon 15 Mar 2021

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 19 Oct   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
2 Mon 26 Oct   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
3 Mon 2 Nov   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
4 Mon 9 Nov   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
5 Mon 16 Nov   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
6 Mon 23 Nov   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
7 Mon 30 Nov   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
8 Mon 25 Jan 2021   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
9 Mon 1 Feb 2021   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
10 Mon 8 Feb 2021   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
11 Mon 15 Feb 2021   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
12 Mon 22 Feb 2021   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
13 Mon 1 Mar 2021   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
14 Mon 8 Mar 2021   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Hildegard O'Kane
15 Mon 15 Mar 2021   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Zoom Video Communication Software 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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