Welcome to German

Course Details 

Why choose this course?

If you are interested in the culture of German-speaking countries and like to communicate, then this course is for you. It will enable you to communicate more spontaneously in
German as well as provide you with an insight into the culture of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, including films and literature.
An A-level in German is the perfect addition to degrees in engineering, law, business, finance and many more as well as a degree in its own right if you are interested in
translating, interpreting or teaching. With the current political developments, there has never been a time where linguists were needed more.

Course Content/Main Topics

• Nature and Environment
• Education
• World of Work
• Music
• Media
• Traditions and Customs
• Integration and Immigration
• Reunification of Germany
• Literary Texts and Films
• Grammar

Careers and Higher Education

• Degree course at a UK university
• German translator / interpreter
• Teaching career
• Part of a degree in many other areas such as politics, tourism, engineering, law, finance, business
• International entrepreneurial and business opportunities

Qualification

A Level

Assessment

Final exam
Paper 1: Listening, reading and translation - 40%
Paper 2: Written response to works and translation - 30%
Paper 3: Speaking - 30%

Entry Requirements

At least a grade 6 in GCSE German.

Contact Information

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