Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours of language seminars per week |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week, 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Formerly available as 126-126 German Beginners Language and Culture A, 126-126 Beginners German A and 126-127 Beginners German B. Students who have completed these subjects are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
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For the purposes of considering request 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 Overview, Objectives, 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 the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This intensive language subject is an introduction to the German language for students with little or no knowledge of German. It focuses on the acquisition of basic aural, oral, reading and writing skills, with emphasis placed on communicative skills, acquisition of vocabulary and the basic principles of grammar. Students successfully completing the subject should be able to read and evaluate a small range of German texts, and write accurately. They should also make sense of and participate in a limited range of everyday communicative situations in German..
Oral, aural and written assessment totaling 1,400 words 35% (during semester), a mid-semester test 15% (in class). 2-hour written exam 50% (during examination period) Students need to attend at least 80% of the classes to be admitted to the examination.
This subject has the following hurdle requirements:
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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|
Diploma in Modern Languages (German) |
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