Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4-hours.A 2-hour seminar, a 1-hour language laboratory and a 1-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment:
8 hours per week, including four hours of class time. Total 96 hours per semester.
German 3 or German Intermediate Language & Culture A or equivalent.
Subject Code(s): GERM20001 or GERM20004 or 126-005 or 670-231
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
GERM20005 German 4; GERM10002 German Intermediate Language & Culture B; GERM20005 German Intermediate Language & Culture B; 126-007 German Intermediate Language & Culture B; 126-007 Intermediate German B; 670-232 German Intermediate Language & Culture B
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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 Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Heather Benbow
In this subject, students further extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations.
Students will engage with authentic texts that deal with past and present themes of increasing complexity and that are of significance in German-speaking Europe. Feature and documentary film, opinion writing, pop songs and interviews are some of the genres students will encounter and that will provide the inspiration for personal expression of a moderate level of sophistication. The acquisition of advanced linguistic structures such as the subjunctive and passive will enable students to begin to express with more complexity their own experiences, wishes and views. They will begin to understand written German at a more formal level (such as newspaper reports). Students will make first attempts to deploy these structures in written form and verbal utterances that engage with personal and political themes such as coming of age, the GDR past and racism and immigration. On completion of the subject students should have attained a moderate level of complexity in speaking, aural comprehension, reading and writing of German.
At the end of this subject students will be able to:
This subject has the following hurdle requirements:
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day and in-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
|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|
At the end of this subject students will be able:
Diploma in Modern Languages (German) |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
German - Entry Point 3 |
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