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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009: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 |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||GERM10006 (German Language and Culture 1A)|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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
|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).|
|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|
|Notes:||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.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (German) |
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