- 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 Contemporary Europe, Sustainability Science , Sustainable Development
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Wesley Lim
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2023
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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.
Upon successful completion, 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, especially in small group contexts;
- 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; and
- demonstrate general expertise in critical thinking and reflective learning through an awareness, identification, and appreciation of differences between their own language/culture and German-speaking cultures.
- Two In-class tests (30) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Two Written assignments (100-200 words each) (30) [LO 1,3,4,5]
- Oral final examination (10 minutes) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Homework (10) [LO 3,4,5]
- Preparation for and active participation in class (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks, including online/self-directed and tutorial activities, and
b) 82 hours of independent student learning.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Grenzenlos Deutsch: an open-access curriculum for beginning German
Students should have an assumed language proficiency equivalent to the successful completion of GERM1021.
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