Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours - A 2-hour seminar and 2 x 1-hour seminars per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
German 3. Otherwise, any student enrolling in German at The University of Melbourne for the first time is required to take the online German Placement Test regardless of their background in German. The results of the Placement Test are binding and enrolment can only be changed in consultation with the relevant subject coordinator.
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Heather Benbow
In this subject, students further extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations.
Students will engage with authentic texts that deal with past and present themes of increasing complexity and that are of significance in German-speaking Europe. Feature and documentary film, opinion writing, pop songs and interviews are some of the genres students will encounter and that will provide the inspiration for personal expression of a moderate level of sophistication. The acquisition of advanced linguistic structures such as the subjunctive and passive will enable students to begin to express with more complexity their own experiences, wishes and views. They will begin to understand written German at a more formal level (such as newspaper reports). Students will make first attempts to deploy these structures in written form and verbal utterances that engage with personal and political themes such as coming of age, the GDR past and racism and immigration. On completion of the subject students should have attained a moderate level of complexity in speaking, aural comprehension, reading and writing of German.
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
This subject has the following hurdle requirements:
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day and in-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
Begegnungen. Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Integriertes Kurs- und Arbeitsbuch.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
|Links to further information:||http://languages-linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/|
Graduate Diploma in Arts - German
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
German - Entry Point 3 |
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