German Language 3A Professional

Course code GRMN3501Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

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.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. 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.
ContentAreas 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.
Replacing Course(s)na
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeGRMN2502
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments2 language assignments (40%)
Examination: Formal2 hour written examination (45%)
Other: (please specify)All items must be submitted/completed to satisfy the course requirements. Students must pass the examination to pass the course.
Quiz - On-lineOnline quizzes (3) (15%)
Contact HoursTutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for GRMN3501