• 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
  • Course convener
    • Dr Gabriele Schmidt
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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This course continues with the development of listening and reading comprehension skills and with the development of oral and written communication. This includes a review and extension of basic German grammar and vocabulary, and training in and reflection on language learning strategies.

The course focuses also on the analysis of literary and non literary texts - appropriate to the language level - about life and culture of the German-speaking societies. Furthermore, it engages students in learning opportunities in the area of intercultural communication.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On successful completion, the student will have a repertoire of basic German which enables him/her to deal with everyday situations with predictable content. Furthermore, the student will be able to read easy short literary texts and relate them to German-speaking culture. He/she will also have an understanding of current affairs in the German-speaking societies.

Indicative Assessment

This course has continuous assessment to provide students with regular feedback on their learning progress. Proposed are: three in-class tests (30%), three outside-class written assignments (30%), one oral examination (15%), and one final examination (25%).

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

4 contact hours per week plus approximately 6 hours of regular work per week outside class.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed GERM1022. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

TBA

Assumed Knowledge

Students should have an assumed language proficiency equivalent to the successful completion of the introductory level.

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1062 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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