German Intermediate Language & Culture B

Subject 126-007 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable


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: 126-005 German Intermediate Langguage & Culture A
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: .


Dr Heather Benbow
Subject Overview:

This subject uses authentic written and audio-visual texts to expand students' ability to understand, speak and write German. Students should achieve the level of competency required for admittance into 126-021 German Post-Intermediate 3A.

Assessment: A 2-hour examination 40% (during examinations 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 will be available from the bookshop.Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik (Jamie Rankin and Larry D. Wells), (latest edition) 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:

  • Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Environments
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering

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:
  • have further developed their reading and writing skills in a foreign language;

  • be able to express themselves in a variety of contexts;

  • be able to work efficiently as a team member and have an understanding of social and cultural diversity.


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 126-007 Intermediate German B may not enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Arts
Diploma in Modern Languages (German)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (German)

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