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Fri 14 Oct, Fri 21 Oct, ... Fri 10 Mar 2023
14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: German Basic (total beginners) for Academic Purposes (LAP) - PRIMARILY FOR CLASSICISTS
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Fri 14 Oct, Fri 21 Oct, ... Fri 10 Mar 2023

Description

PLEASE NOTE: This course is PRIMARILY FOR CLASSICISTS.

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. Please note that this course is PRIMARILY FOR CLASSICISTS.
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • This course is for Graduate students within the School of Arts & Humanities only.
Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 14 Oct 2022   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
2 Fri 21 Oct 2022   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
3 Fri 28 Oct 2022   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
4 Fri 4 Nov 2022   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
5 Fri 11 Nov 2022   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
6 Fri 18 Nov 2022   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
7 Fri 25 Nov 2022   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
8 Fri 20 Jan 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
9 Fri 27 Jan 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
10 Fri 3 Feb 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
11 Fri 10 Feb 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
12 Fri 17 Feb 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
13 Fri 24 Feb 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
14 Fri 3 Mar 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 map Paul Hoegger
15 Fri 10 Mar 2023   14:00 - 15:30 14:00 - 15:30 Faculty of Classics, Room 1.02 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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