Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE GRM3007

 
TITLE Synoptic Study-Unit 1: German

 
LEVEL 03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 6

 
DEPARTMENT German

 
DESCRIPTION Essay/Reading Comprehension and Linguistics / Aufsatz/Leseverstehen und Linguistik

In the light of the modular structure of the BA and BA (Hons) programmes of study, these study-units are designed to prepare and measure students' ability to link and combine together, with a thematic approach, language skills and knowledge acquired in individual segments, with the object of assessing students' overall level of maturity and understanding at the end of the degree course. Preparatory seminars are conducted by two or more members of the Department.

Study-unit aims

This study-unit aims at:

- testing the student’s knowledge and skills acquired during the course of studies;
- assessing the student’s writing and reading skills in German acquired during the course of studies;
- measuring the ability to link and combine knowledge acquired during the course.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- understand a text in advanced German;
- outline the key points of a text in German language in good and correct German;
- define different areas and methods of German linguistics.

Skills
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- show the ability to combine different skills acquired during the course of studies;
- summarise and assess key points of a text in advanced German;
- discuss a topic related to German studies in a more advanced German.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Seminar

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (3 Hours) SEM2 Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S

 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
It should be noted that all the information in the study-unit description above applies to the academic year 2019/0, if study-unit is available during this academic year, and may be subject to change in subsequent years.

https://www.um.edu.mt/course/studyunit