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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

German National 5

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Open learning

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

Cost £290
(see funding options)

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Course overview

The National 5 German course enables learners with some knowledge of the subject to gain a better understanding of the language. You will be exposed to the language over a length of time and acquire greater fluency in topics within the contexts of society, culture, learning and employability. During the course you will develop skills in reading, listening, writing and speaking. Grammar aspects will be studied and classroom interaction in the language will be encouraged. These courses are challenging and require the ability to study independently 

 

 

What you will learn

  • Develop skills in reading, listening, writing and speaking
  • Translation covers topics such as family and friends, lifestyles, learning in context, jobs and other cultural aspects of the language

How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed through the National 5 SQA exam. 

Number of days per week

  • This course runs online for a total of 36 weeks 
  • Open learning - Moodle self-study and scheduled Teams calls, possible access to group digital classrooms depending on demand and students' availabilities

Entry requirements

  • German at SCQF National 4 level or equivalent 
  • You should identify clearly the reason for studying your chosen subject in your course application 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Higher German taught at Edinburgh College 
  • Other qualifications in German or related areas 

Career options

With further study you gain employment in the following: 

  • Tourism officer 
  • Teacher 
  • Interpreter 
  • International relations 
  • International business  

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 29/08/22 41 Weeks £290

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