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GR3700 - German Study-abroad Program 1

Credit points: 12
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

Available to any student with an appropriate level of German. Students should consult the discipline coordinator of Modern Languages.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Languages are required to spend two teaching periods abroad studying in an approved program (beginning with GR3700 in Teaching Period 2 and continuing with GR3701 in Teaching Period 1 of the following year). The precise content of this subject will be negotiated between staff, students and the receiving overseas institution(s). In broad terms, however, the subject will consist of an in-depth practical study of communication in the target language through interaction on a daily basis with speakers of the target language.

Learning Outcomes

  • the ability to communicate effectively in the target language;
  • the objectives of all courses taken at the selected overseas institutions.
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Prerequisites: GR3301


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Florence Boulard
Workload expectations:
  • 104 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: the precise form of assessment tasks will be determined by negotiation between staff, students and the receiving overseas institution(s). in general terms, however, assessment will involve judging the four macroskills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, together with cultural sensitivity, through the completion of a range of appropriate tasks. equal weight will be given to each of the macroskills.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.