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Unit information: German for Medical Studies Level 1 Grade 3 (post A' level) in 2012/13

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Unit name German for Medical Studies Level 1 Grade 3 (post A' level)
Unit code LANG13303
Credit points 10
Level of study C/4
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 1 (weeks 1 - 12)
Unit director Mr. Langner
Open unit status Open

This unit is only open to students in the second year of a Medical Science degree. Pass at A Level (Grade C) or equivalent.



School/department Department of German
Faculty Faculty of Arts


Consolidation and development of advanced language structures and functions. Introduction and/or review and practice of specialist medical concepts and terminology to enable students to develop their existing language competence into areas related to their fields of study. Particular emphasis is placed on the skills necessary for effective oral and written communication in the target language at an advanced level thus preparing students for a SOCRATES exchange in the third year of a Medical degree. This unit includes: Review of advanced communication skills; Grammar review and development; Advanced specialist vocabulary development; Advanced reading and writing skills; Advanced academic listening and speaking skills; Exposure to cultural and social aspects of the language.