Kilroy's College

Kilroy's College

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Leaving Certificate German course

Course Contents

Remember, you can complete this Leaving Certificate German course within 6 to 24 Months of enrolling. So take your first step by contacting us today !

Please note the content shown below is 2023 syllabus. This course is also available for 2024 syllabus. Please contact college for details.

Higher Level

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Final Test


Detailed Content

The Leaving Certificate Examination

  • The Leaving Certificate Examination
  • How to tackle the oral examination
  • A sample letter and a tape of a native German speaker reading the letter
  • German Pronunciation

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Leaving Certificate Syllabus

  • The Leaving Certificate Syllabus and more on the exam
  • How to approach the reading comprehension
  • Examples and explanations
  • German and English cognates
  • Formation of German words

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Listening comprehension

  • How to tackle a listening comprehension
  • The 'interpretation' question on the literary comprehension text
  • How to learn from reading and listening texts with a view to writing and speaking
  • Study tips and self-assessment exercises
  • Angewandte Grammatik-type exercises
  • Relevant 'Cultural Awareness' documents

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Schriftliche Produktion letter

  • How to approach a Schriftliche Produktion letter type question.
  • Angewandte Grammatik-type exercises
  • Distinguishing between active and passive knowledge of language
  • Grammar
  • Self-assessment exercises based on learning from reading texts

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Schriftliche Produktion picture-type question

  • How to tackle a Schriftliche Produktion picture-type question
  • Angewandte Grammatik-type exercises
  • Grammatical Explanations
  • Self-assessment exercises based on learning from reading texts

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Example of a journalistic reading comprehension

  • Example of a journalistic reading comprehension text and Äusserung zum Thema based on it
  • Cultural Awareness
  • A self-assessment journalistic reading comprehension
  • Self-assessment exercises based on learning from reading texts

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Literary comprehension text

  • A self-assessment literary comprehension text
  • Self-assessment exercises based on learning from reading texts
  • Angewandte Grammatik-type exercises
  • Relevant 'Cultural Awareness' articles

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Examination and revision tips

  • Examination and revision tips
  • Self-assessment exercises based on learning from reading texts
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Angewandte Grammatik-type exercises

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Final Test

  • Reading Comprehension on Text I
  • Angewandte Grammatik
  • Reading Comprehension on Text II
  • Äusserung zum Thema question
  • Schriftliche Produktion question

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