Available in 2022
Course code



10 units


3000 level

Course handbook


This course aims to develop and improve all German language skills by building on the skills acquired in GRMN3503. While continuing to strengthen communicative competence in spoken German, the focus is increasingly on formal grammar and translation skills for written language. Students' ability to appreciate cultural products of German speaking societies will also be further enhanced.



  • Semester 2 - 2022

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate understanding of oral and written texts in German at an advanced level.

2. Produce oral and written texts in German about topics of personal relevance and everyday life.

3. Apply appropriate modes of interaction in German-speaking society incorporating cross-cultural competence.

4. Think critically and reflect on their learning process.


Areas that will be treated in GRMN3504 include:

  • Consolidating language skills necessary for tertiary study in Germany
  • Translation
  • Writing set pieces such as free compositions in German on a range of everyday social topics.

Assumed knowledge

GRMN3503 or equivalent

Assessment items

Portfolio: Portfolio 1 (40%)

Portfolio: Portfolio 2 (40%)

Quiz: Online Quizzes (20%)

Contact hours



Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

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