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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour language seminar and two 1-hour seminars of Special Studies |
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|Prerequisites:||126-130 German Language and Culture 1A|
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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CoordinatorDr Leo Kretzenbacher
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject aims at further consolidating and developing students' competence in German and introduces them to important cultural, literary and linguistic aspects of the German-speaking countries. The language component is designed to consolidate and extend the students' proficiency in both written and spoken language through a range of activities, including grammar exercises and analysis of more complex texts and authentic audio-visual material. The Special Studies seminars gives students the opportunity to develop topics of interest within the general areas of German literature, linguistics and culture. Students will be introduced to a variety of specialised terminology and should develop analytical skills relevant to the topic area.
|Assessment:||For the language component: A 1-hour exam 25% (during the exam period), a 10-minute oral exam 12% (at the end of semester), essays totalling 500 words 10% (during semester) and three vocabulary tests 3% (during semester). For the Special Studies component: Two 1-hour written examinations 25% each (during examination period) OR written work totalling 2000 words 50% (during the semester) OR a 1-hour examination (during examination period) and written work of 1000 words 25% each (during the semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik (Jamie Rankin and Larry D. Wells), (latest ed) Houghton Mifflin|
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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|
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Formerly available as 126-133 German 1D. Students who have completed 126-133, or 126-131 German 1B are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Modern Languages (German)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (German)
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