Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 2.5 hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 2.5 contact hours/week, 6 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:|| German Language and Culture 2A and 2B. |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||none|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Formerly available as 126-023. Students who have completed 126-023 or 126-461 Historical Grammar of German are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Heinz Leonhard Leo Kretzenbacher
This subject offers an historical explanation for aspects of German grammar. The science of historical linguistics is based on a hypothesis, that all languages in a language family have derived from a common ancestor and, a proven fact, that languages change over time. This subject will deal with both the concept of language change and issues of historical linguistics. Students who complete this subject should have an understanding of the processes that lead to language change. have an understanding of the many "exceptions" to the grammatical rules of German. have an understanding of the differences that exist between English and German and how these evolved historically. have learnt to consult etymological dictionaries and to interpret the data given. and have gained an appreciation for, and interest in, etymology and historical grammar.
A 1200 word class paper 30% (due during the semester), and a 2 hour written exam (during the examination period)
|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.
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This subject is taught in German. Formerly available as 126-023. Students who have completed 126-023 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. This subject will only be run if there is a minimum of six participants.
Diploma in Modern Languages (German) |
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