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GR3700 - German Study-abroad Program 1

Credit points: 12
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

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

Students enrolled in the subject are required to spend one semester overseas studying in an approved program at a recognised tertiary institution. The precise content of the 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. Outcomes will include the ability to communicate effectively in the target language, as well as a deep cultural understanding of the host country and its people. Students interested to take this subject should contact the course coordinator and JCU Global Mobility.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to communicate in the target language at advanced level(C1 CEFR);
  • demonstrate deep knowledge and understanding of the target culture and host country.
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Prerequisites: GR3301


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Florence Boulard
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 104 hours - Deep language immersion in host nation is continuous; formal contact hours as per host institution
  • assessment and self-directed study
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.
Special Assessment Requirements: Note - students must also meet the objectives of all courses taken in the selected institution overseas.

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.