German Language 1A
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- 27 Feb 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
demonstrate elementary listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in everyday German language;
communicate in German with some depth on selected topics of everyday life, such as talking about self, family and friends; discussing hobbies and interests; and providing information about living arrangements;
apply a basic knowledge of contemporary German cultural and social norms and German society; and
use cognitive skills to analyse and synthesise information.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
First language (German) speakers may not enrol in German language units except when required for (school) teaching accreditation in Australian states and territories.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next."Hard copy textbook (packaged with a Connect registration code). This gives 2 years electronic access to Connect. Connect includes the digitally enhanced eBook, the online Workbook/Lab Manual activities, LearnSmart (grammar tutorials), and all of the accompanying audio and video resources.
OR Electronic access to Connect-only. Includes 2 years of access to Connect. Connect includes an interactive eBook, the complete Workbook/Lab Manual, LearnSmart (grammar tutorials), and all the audio and video materials.
These learning resources will be used for four units (GRMN101, GRMN102, GRMN201 and GRMN202)."
German is the most widely spoken first language in Europe and one of the most important international languages. It is the official language of Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg and is also an official language of Belgium and Switzerland. This subject is designed for students with no or little previous knowledge of German. The emphasis throughout the subject is on the acquisition of the basic skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in everyday German. You will also discuss aspects of contemporary German culture and society. You will achieve language proficiency equivalent to Level A1/1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Language Assessment 1: 1500 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: A collection of learner-centred, personally relevant tasks and activities that foster receptive and/or productive language skills. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Language Assessment 2: 2000 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: A collection of learner-centred, personally relevant tasks and activities that foster receptive and/or productive language skills. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Online Quiz 1: 200 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4 Online Quiz 2: 200 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4 Online Quiz 3: 200 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4 Online Quiz 4: 200 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4
- Language Assessment 1 (35%)
- Language Assessment 2 (45%)
- Online Quiz 1 (5%)
- Online Quiz 2 (5%)
- Online Quiz 3 (5%)
- Online Quiz 4 (5%)
Current study term: 26 Feb 23 to 09 Jun 23
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.