Available in 2018

Course handbook


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.

Availability2018 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. consolidate and extend listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in German language

2. demonstrate an understanding of and communicate in German about selected everday topics

3. acquire knowledge of the German-speaking world and appropriate modes of interaction in German-speaking society

4. develop the capacity to think critically and organise time effectively


This 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.

Assumed knowledge

GRMN1501 or equivalent. Students who are already competent or native speakers of this language are encouraged to undertake 2000 or 3000 level courses for a more engaged learning experience.

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Language Assignment 1

Written Assignment: Language Assignment 2

Quiz: 4 x Online Quizzes

Formal Examination: Formal Examination - Closed book examination *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Formal Examination: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact hours



Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term