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On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
- Identify grammatical structures used in a variety of basic English texts and find equivalent structures in German;
- Identify the function of the English language texts to be translated;
- Describe the stylistic and lexical features of particular text types such as news articles, magazine features and descriptive texts;
- Use bilingual and monolingual dictionaries, target-language texts and online tools to develop vocabulary and structures for translating specific text types from English into German;
- Produce grammatically and lexically accurate and stylistically adequate translations of short German texts drawn from the range of text types studied.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students should have a standard of written German that is equivalent approximately to the level of B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference.Learning Recommendations:
Native speakers of German are advised that the module GER30130 Translation German-English may be more appropriate for their level.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Exams/ Tests||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Autumn||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Feedback is given as soon as possible after the assessment and will normally be provided within 2 weeks of the assessment.