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Epochalfach

English translation: single-term course (1st or 2nd semester, depending on school; both semesters possible in this case)

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German term or phrase:Epochalfach
English translation:single-term course (1st or 2nd semester, depending on school; both semesters possible in this case)
Entered by: Steffen Walter
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16:44 Nov 10, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
German term or phrase: Epochalfach
Hallo Ihr Lieben,

Ich übersetze ein Zeugnis, es ist die LETZTE Bemerkung am Fuß des Dokuments... und da steht er, der Begriff

"Epochalfach" im 1. Halbjahr auf einer Gesamtschule mit gymnasialer Oberstufe....

DANKE

Gruß
danilingua
Germany
Local time: 23:58
Single-semester course
Explanation:
There is no English term exactly corresponding to "Epochalfach," but "single-semester" or "single-term" is frequently used to describe such courses (albeit more commonly in tertiary education).
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Samuel Henderson
United States
Local time: 16:58
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Vielen herzlichen DANK. Auch für den Hinweis auf das Glossar, was ich nicht gefunden habe, weil ich "Epochal" eingegeben habe ;-). Wieder etwas gelernt!!
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4 +4Single-semester course
Samuel Henderson


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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Single-semester course


Explanation:
There is no English term exactly corresponding to "Epochalfach," but "single-semester" or "single-term" is frequently used to describe such courses (albeit more commonly in tertiary education).


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=%22single-semester+course
Samuel Henderson
United States
Local time: 16:58
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Vielen herzlichen DANK. Auch für den Hinweis auf das Glossar, was ich nicht gefunden habe, weil ich "Epochal" eingegeben habe ;-). Wieder etwas gelernt!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ingeborg Gowans: I guess I was on the right track then
5 mins

agree  Ken Cox: when I was in school ages ago, this was called a half-year course (US high school)
9 mins

agree  Bernhard Sulzer: prefer "one-semester (or poss. single-term) course", here taken during the 1st semester; or "half-year" course; for a good discussion, see our glossary entry: http://www.proz.com/kudoz/1597210
15 mins

agree  Gauri Shringarpure: I prefer "semester course", though - the 'single' part is understood.
59 mins
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Changes made by editors
Nov 12, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/0">'s</a> old entry - "Epochalfach" » "single-term-course (1st or 2nd semester, depending on school, both semesters possible in this case)"
Nov 12, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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