Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4-hours. 1 x 2-hour seminar, 1 x 1-hour language laboratory and1 x 1-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment:
8 hours per week, including four hours of class time. Total 96 hours per semester.
German 2 or German Beginners Language and Culture B or equivalent.
Subject Code(s): GERM10005 or 126-127
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
GERM10001 German 3; GERM10001 German Intermediate Language & Culture A; GERM20004 German Intermediate Language & Culture A; 126-005 German Intermediate Language & Culture A; 126-005 Intermediate German A; 670-231 German Intermediate Language & Culture A
|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 extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations, rather than those generated with the language learner in mind. Students will learn the skills to deal with the complexity of authentic texts such as feature films, poetry, song lyrics and opinion articles, and to source information in German on the internet. Students also learn to communicate at a more sophisticated level, going beyond utterances focused exclusively on the self, and developing structures and vocabulary that enable them to express themselves in the context of broader social and cultural themes such as music and popular culture and notions of ethnicity, nationalism and belonging. Students begin to produce texts and utterances of a more critical nature such as film reviews and formal debates. 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 1 |
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