- Code GERM6502
- 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, European Studies, Language Studies
In this second introductory course students continue to develop basic listening and reading comprehension, as well as oral and written German communication skills, including culturally appropriate language use. The course continues to provide an introduction to basic German grammar and training in language learning strategies. Students are introduced to further aspects of life and culture of the German-speaking societies. They will also conduct a small independent research project expanding on some aspect(s) of the course content.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- engage in simple communication of predictable content in spoken and written German about topics covered in the course, such as home and travel.
- read and listen for gist in more complex and/or more rapidly spoken German.
- facilitate and reflect on their learning, e. g. by applying language learning strategies and responding to feedback.
- demonstrate an understanding of further aspects of life and culture of the German speaking societies, including basic principles of culturally appropriate German language use.
- demonstrate development in some generic skills, e.g., critical thinking, written and oral communication, teamwork.
- conduct a small independent research project expanding on some aspect(s) of the course content.
Indicative AssessmentFour in-class tests, 50 min each (40%) [Learning Outcomes 1,2,3,4,5]
Two written assignments, 200 words each (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1,3,4,5]
One in-class oral examination, 10 min (10%) [Learning outcomes 1,3,4,5]
One research essay in English, 1000 words (15%) [5,6]
One final examination, 2 hrs (25%) [1,2,3,4,5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 4 hours of class per week, and
b) 82 hours of independent student learning.
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