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Modiwl LZG-1002:
Advanced German 2

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics and Media

20 Credyd neu 10 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1 a 2

Trefnydd: Prof Anna Saunders

Amcanion cyffredinol

  1. To develop students' aural comprehension skills through group conversation exercises and selected audio-visual materials varying in tone and register.
  2. To develop students’ ability to interpret, analyse and critically evaluate short and longer cultural texts (short stories and short films in S1; novel and film in S2)
  3. To enable students to develop oral skills, and to become confident with German phonology.
  4. To enhance vocabulary acquisition and incorporate key expressions into oral work.
  5. To discuss and defend arguments and ideas in group discussions and in-class presentations.
  6. To understand some key debates informing contemporary German identity

Students on this module will be working towards achieving B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Cynnwys cwrs

This topic-based module complements LZG 1001 by developing proficiency in spoken German acquired at 'A' level. A range of audio and visual aids is used in each class in order to stimulate group discussions, debates and individual presentations on a particular theme. Aural skills are also developed through audio and video comprehension exercises. The purpose of this module is to enable students to defend themselves orally in a range of topics relating to contemporary life and society in the German-speaking world and to improve comprehension of different German accents

Set Texts: Birgit Braun, Stefanie Dengler, Nadja Fügert, Sandra Hohmann: "Mittelpunkt neu B1+ Deutsch als Fremdsprache für Fortgeschrittene Lehr- und Arbeitsbuch + Audio-CD zum Arbeitsbuch" (ISBN 978-3-12-676645-6) Albert Daniels, Renate Köhl-Kuhn, Klaus F. Mautsch, Ilse Sander, Heidrun Tremp Soares: "Mittelpunkt neu B2. Lehrbuch" (ISBN 978-3-12-676652-4)

Deutschland 09. 13 Kurzfilme zur Lage der Nation, dir. by Dani Levi, Fatih Akin et al. (piffl medien, 2009)

  • The dictionaries and websites listed for LZG-LCG 1001 are also useful for students on this module.

Other Learning Resources: Course Reader will be provided with extra materials needed for class Students registered for this module (and for LZG-LCG 1001) are expected to complete the School’s co-curricular Self-Study Portfolio which is available to download from the School’s website. This portfolio encourages students to read German-language newspapers and watch German TV and German films. They should also complete online grammar exercises and read one German-language novel per semester. Students should complete one portfolio for German per semester.

Meini Prawf

trothwy

40-49%: Basic grasp of German pronunciation; basic understanding of aural material in German. Limited ability to converse freely in German and respond to spoken material; limited ability to present and defend a Referat in German.

da

50-69%: Good grasp of German pronunciation; good understanding of aural material in German. Some ability to converse freely in German and respond to spoken material; ability to present and defend a Referat in German.

ardderchog

70+%: Excellent grasp of German pronunciation; excellent understanding of aural material in German. Clear ability to converse freely in German and respond to spoken material; clear ability to present and defend a Referat in German.

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. Use their vocabulary and knowledge of German grammatical structures to express themselves

  2. Engage with German language in spoken form, understanding, reacting and responding to it in an interactive context

  3. Discuss and defend a presentation topic orally in a Referat.

  4. Explore and evaluate some of the key themes and debates dominating contemporary German culture and, where applicable, discuss these as part of a group or in a written assignment.

  5. Demonstrate an ability to extract and use information presented in audio-visual sources to answer questions in the target language.

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
Listening comprehension 25
Free-writing cultural exercise 25
Oral exam 50

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Seminar

1 x cultural class (1 hour per week for 11 weeks per semester) 1 x conversation class (1 hour per week for 11 weeks per semester)

44
Private study 156

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
  • Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
  • Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • 4. Effective oral communication and presentation skills (including delivery and argument development, discussion and defence) in the target language through individual and/or group discussions. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • 5. The ability to use the target language creatively and precisely in oral assignments, showing familiarity with a range of topics and registers in formal and informal situations. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • 6. Develop aural comprehension skills in the target language, supported by a wide range of appropriate materials in different media. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)

Adnoddau

Goblygiadau o ran adnoddau ar gyfer myfyrwyr

Students will have to purchase two textbooks which will be the core text for Semester 1 and 2 in all classes.

Rhestrau Darllen Bangor (Talis)

http://readinglists.bangor.ac.uk/modules/lzg-1002.html

Rhestr ddarllen

Core text Semester 1: Birgit Braun, Stefanie Dengler et al.: "Mittelpunkt neu B1+. Lehr- und Arbeitsbuch + Audio-CD zum Arbeitsbuch B1 Plus", ISBN: 978-3-12-676645-6

Core text Semester 2: Albert Daniels, Renate Köhl-Kuhn et al.: "Mittelpunkt neu B2. Lehrbuch B2", ISBN: 978-3-12-676652-4

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