German Language 3A Professional

Description

Germany is one of the leading business locations in Europe with a superb infrastructure and lifestyle. In this course you will learn about the German working environment and culture while at the same time furthering your language and intercultural communication skills at a level of difficulty between intermediate and advanced, with an emphasis on the type of language needed in professional and work-related settings. This course can be done together with GRMN3503.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. To develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the context of German workplaces

2. To recognise and use different registers of German

3. To demonstrate an understanding and the use of conventions in German workplaces and in more formal situations.

Content

Areas that will be treated in GRMN3501 include:

  • Telephone calls, making and changing appointments, leaving messages, writing simple business letters
  • Writing a job application and handling a job interview
  • Marketing and advertising of products and services
  • German business and social etiquette and manners
  • Translating and discussing contemporary texts from a variety of areas.

Assumed Knowledge

GRMN2502

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Written and Oral Assignments

Quiz: Online Quizzes

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact Hours

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term