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GR3311 - Advanced German 1a

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

This subject aims to develop and improve all German language skills by building on and complementing the skills acquired in GR2201 and GR2202 or equivalent. While continuing to strengthen communicative competence in spoken German, the focus will be on grammar and translation skills for written language. Students' ability to appreciate cultural products of German speaking societies will also be further enhanced.

Learning Outcomes

  • a level approaching minimum social proficiency (a notional 2- on the ISLPR scale). Students will: be able to make reasonably detailed explanations of their areas of social interest and respond appropriately to native speakers in familiar situations; express themselves using complex structures and understand the gist of television programs aimed at native speakers; be able to write continuous texts using complex sentences and read newspaper and magazine material; and further develop their acquaintance with various aspects of German culture.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products.
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Prerequisites: GR2202
Corequisites: GR3312


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures - Equivalent hours delivered online.
  • 13 hours tutorials - Equivalent hours delivered online.
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (40%); quizzes (10%).

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