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Polish Language 3 POLISH3002

  • Academic Session: 2021-22
  • School: School of Modern Languages and Cultures
  • Credits: 30
  • Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes

Short Description

This course is intended to provide students with (1) a thorough and accurate knowledge of the Polish language; (2) advanced translation skills; (3) writing skills in Polish; (4) oral communication in Polish.

Timetable

Normally three hours weekly at times to be arranged.

Requirements of Entry

Grade D or better in Polish 2 or Polish Language 2

Assessment

Students should note that a mixed-mode assessment operates in Polish Language 3.The End-of-Course Examination consists of two two-hour written papers; an oral examination. Polish Language 3 is assessed in four ways, each weighted in at 50 marks, as follows: Paper 1 (Writing in Polish); Paper 2 (translation into English); oral examination; Dissertation/Language Project.

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

This course is intended to provide students with (1) a thorough and accurate knowledge of the Polish language; (2) advanced translation skills; (3) writing skills in Polish; (4) oral communication in Polish.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of the course students will be able to: 1) translate relatively complex texts from and into Polish without help of reference books; 2) write essays in Polish on a variety of selected themes; 3) conduct conversations in Polish on a wide range of topics.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.