German Language 1B Elementary

Course code GRMN1502Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

Continues to develop the language skills of students who have completed GRMN1501 or an equivalent program of study such as German at 2UZ HSC level, a WEA or a German Saturday School program, or a stay in Germany.

Students are equipped to expand these skills during further study or direct exposure to the language, e.g. via Exchange Programs.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. To consolidate and extend listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in German language
2. To demonstrate an understanding of and communicate in German about selected everday topics
3. To acquire knowledge of the German-speaking world and appropriate modes of interaction in German-speaking society
4. To develop the capacity to think critically and organise time effectively
ContentThis course follows on from GRMN1501. It consolidates and expands on the major grammatical structures through content that features cultural, social, geographical, historical and political aspects of German-speaking societies. Students will further develop the four metaskills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), which will allow them
* to comprehend everyday language
* to engage in everyday spoken language
* to read and understand short texts in the realm of everyday life
* to write stories about everyday events.
Replacing Course(s)GRMN1002
TransitionExisting students should not be affected. Students who have completed GRMN1002 may not enrol in this course.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeGRMN1501 or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments60% of final grade:
1. Assignments
2. Online tests
3. Completion of Arbeitsheft exercises
Examination: Formal1 written exam 2 hours 40%
Other: (please specify)All items must be submitted/completed to satisfy course requirements. Students must pass the examination to pass the course.
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for GRMN1502