- Code GERM1022
- 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
In this introductory course students continue to develop basic listening and reading comprehension, as well as oral and written German communication skills. The course furthermore provides an introduction to basic German grammar and training in language learning strategies. Students are introducted to life and culture of the German-speaking societies and principles of intercultural communication.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Communicate in simple spoken German about topics covered in the course. This will include engaging in a simple conversation of predictable content.
- Listen for gist to more complex and/or more rapidly spoken German.
- Communicate in simple written German about topics covered in the course. This will include reading and writing about personal details and other topics covered in the course.
- Read for gist texts written in more complex German.
- Demonstrate knowledge about aspects of life and culture of the German speaking societies
- Demonstrate awareness of principles of intercultural communication.
This course has continuous assessment to provide students with regular feedback on their learning progress.
Five tests (65%) – 1 hr each, in class - Learning outcomes (2), (3), (4), (5), (6)
Two written assignments (10%) 200 words each, not in class - Learning outcomes (3), (5), (6)
One written communication task (15%) 1 hr, in class - Learning outcomes (3), (5), (6)
One oral examination task (10%) 10 minutes, in class - Learning outcomes (1), (6)
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4 weekly contact hours, plus 6 hours of regular work per week outside class.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Kontakte: Textbook and Arbeitsbuch. Sixth Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009. A no-frills custom copy, compiled by the Coordinator, is available from the Coop Bookshop. Accompanying audio, video and interactive CD's are available from short loan in the Chifley library.
Students should have an assumed language proficiency equivalent to the successful completion of GERM1021.
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7213||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|