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German Grammar I - LAN00007C

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  • Department: Language and Linguistic Science
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. Thomas Jochum-Critchley
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: C
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2019-20 to Summer Term 2019-20

Module aims

This module is an introductory undergraduate level course in German grammar.

Module learning outcomes

After satisfactorily completing the module you should be able to show:

• Increased understanding of the structures of the German language.

• The ability to analyse grammatical aspects and understand and produce them in context.

• An increased awareness of their use in spoken and written German.


Task Length % of module mark
Closed/in-person Exam
German Grammar (Paper 1)
1 hours 30
Closed/in-person Exam
German Grammar (Paper 2)
2 hours 70

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Closed/in-person Exam
Reassessment: German Grammar
2 hours 100

Module feedback

  • Oral commentary and dialogue within class on grammar exercises. Given immediately both to individuals and to group.
  • Model answers may be given for class exercises/ past exam papers, with class discussion of difficulties.

Individuals will be allowed to see their exam paper with comments, under supervision, at an appointed date at the end of the Summer term.

Indicative reading

  • A good bilingual dictionary, one of the following:
    • The Collins German Dictionary, 8th edition or later. (2013). Collins. Glasgow
    • The Oxford Duden German Dictionary. (2005). Oxford University Press. Oxford
  • Dreyer/Schmitt: A Practice Grammar of German. Max Hueber Verlag (1 Sep 2010). Language: English, German. ISBN: 978-3-19-32.7255-3

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