German Honours Language

Subject 126-485 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
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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


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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 2.5-hour seminar per week
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Prerequisites: 37.5 points of second/third year subjects and the language prerequisite for this subject.
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Assoc Prof Alison Lewis
Subject Overview:

This subject consists of intensive language instruction which is particularly directed towards developing students' skills in writing academic German. Problems of German grammar occurring at a superior level of the language will be explored alongside a discussion of the technical aspects of scholarly writing in German. This subject is particularly useful for students who are preparing theses or longer essays in German.

Assessment: A 1000-word class paper 30% (due during the semester), and an essay of 4000 words 70% (due at the end of the semester).
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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • have acquired skills in research, critical thinking and contextualising information;

  • also have developed skills in communicating knowledge intelligibly through oral presentations and essays in German.


Formerly available as 126-034. Students who have completed 126-034 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (German)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (German)

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