|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours of language seminars per week |
Total Time Commitment: .
|Prerequisites:||25 points of beginners German or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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CoordinatorDr Heather Benbow
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject uses authentic written and audio-visual texts to expand students' ability to understand, speak and write German. The lecture introduces students to central aspects of the literature, culture and linguistics of German-speaking countries. Students will be introduced to specialised terminology and should develop analytical skills relevant to the topic area. On completion of the subject students should have attained a moderate level of complexity in speaking, aural comprehension, reading and writing of German and a level of competency required for admittance into 126-007 German Intermediate Language and Culture B.
|Assessment:||A 2-hour examination 40% (during examination period), two listening tests equivalent to 500 words 10% (mid and end of semester), written work equivalent to 1000 words 30% (during semester), a 5-minute oral presentation equivalent to 250 words 10% (during semester), and vocabulary tests equivalent to 250 words 10% (during semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A reader for the lecture and culture seminar will be available from the book shop.Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik (Jamie Rankin and Larry D. Wells), (latest) Houghton Mifflin Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik Workbook (Jamie Rankin and Larry D. Wells), (latest) Houghton Mifflin|
|Breadth Options:|| |
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|
|Generic Skills:|| |
This subject is only available at first year level for students commencing the intermediate language stream. Students enrolled in the beginners stream should enrol at second year level. Students who have completed 126-005 Intermediate German A may not enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Modern Languages (German)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (German)
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