- Code GERM2110
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject German
- Areas of interest European Languages
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The course will provide a linguistically-informed analysis of the main structures of German, encompassing the structure of sounds, words, phrases, clauses and sentences as well as some elements of paragraph and text structure. It will have a theoretical orientation, outlining principles of linguistic analysis and presenting structures in the context of structure systems rather than language practice. Reference will be made to structures of English. Classes will be held in German.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion, students will be able to view German grammar from a linguistic rather than a pedagogical perspective. They will have developed an understanding of how general principles of language structure are reflected in the grammar of contemporary German. Students will have acquired the analytical tools to access underlying relationships between seemingly different aspects of German grammar. This will widen their understanding of German grammar and enable them to invoke these linguistic generalizations to enhance their own learning of grammatical rules.
One test (50%) and one paper/project (50%).
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2.5 contact hours per week plus time outside class as required for readings, exercises and global project.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeStudents should have an assumed language proficiency equivalent to the successful completion of the intermediate level 1.
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