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GERM132 Introductory German 2

Basic German language. Continuation of GERM 131.

Paper title Introductory German 2
Paper code GERM132
Subject German
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $779.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,307.50

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Prerequisite
GERM 105 or GERM 131 or GERM 101. You may be able to take this paper without the prerequisite if you can demonstrate the required ability. Use the special permission process to apply to do this.
Restriction
GERM 102 or GERM 230 or any other more advanced German language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
(i) The prerequisite may be waived for students with an equivalent level of German language. (ii) A short interview or placement test will be held during Course Approval in order to place students in the paper appropriate to their knowledge of the language.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

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Basic German language. Continuation of GERM131.

By the time you finish GERM 132, the second of our communicative German language papers, your journey into one of the world's most important languages and cultures will have reached an important milestone. You will have mastered a basic vocabulary of around 2000 words, good for around 80% comprehension of everyday situations in a foreign language. Our teaching methods emphasise student participation in language situations modeled on real-life, with the lecturer providing expert guidance on questions of grammar and linguistic structure.

Paper title Introductory German 2
Paper code GERM132
Subject German
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2015 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
GERM 105 or GERM 131 or GERM 101
Restriction
GERM 102 or GERM 230 or any other more advanced German language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Teaching staff
Dr Cecilia Novero
More information link
View further information about GERM 132
Paper Structure
The paper covers the following topics:
  • Basic vocabulary (2000 words)
  • Basic grammatical structures (dative case, two-way prepositions, simple past tense, relative clauses, future tense, adjective endings)
  • German-speaking culture (society, music, films)
Textbooks
Kontakte: A Communicative Approach, 7th. edition Textbook (print) and online workbook bundle
Teaching Arrangements
Four one-hour classes a week, online vocabulary learning supported by Language Perfect.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, lifelong learning, communication, information literacy, self-motivation, teamwork. View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion students will have reached the A2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and you will be able to have basic conversations e.g. asking about someone's job, ordering meals in a restaurant. You will be able to read short texts and timetables and write simple personal letters and messages.
Eligibility
Suitable for all students who have completed GERM 131 or who have an appropriate level of German.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Weeks: 28-34,36-41 Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs : 11:00-11:50