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GERM334 Advanced German 1

German written and oral communication skills at an advanced level.

A language paper for advanced learners of German, GERM 334 engages students in a series of discussions on topics of German society, language and culture. While the focus of this paper is on active use of language, finer points of German grammar will also be taught.

Paper title Advanced German 1
Paper code GERM334
Subject German
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
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Prerequisite
GERM 331 or GERM 201. 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; please proceed through the application process to reach the window for Special Permission. This request together with any documentation you provide or request for the transfer of credit(s) will then be submitted for approval.
Restriction
GERM 332, GERM 301, GERM 335 or any other more advanced German language paper.
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Teaching staff
Convenor: Dr Antonie Alm
More information link
View further information about GERM 334
View details of the online placement test
Paper Structure
Classes are conducted in German and are based on two textbook units, complemented by a novel and online materials.
Textbooks
Aspekte 3 Textbook and Workbook Klett-Langenscheidt VerlagGlattauer, D. (2006). Gut gegen Nordwind. Goldmann Verlag
Teaching Arrangements
The class meets three times a week for one hour and has a social networking component.
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 of GERM 334, students will have advanced to Level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and will be able to:
  • Understand specialised articles, related to a field of personal interest
  • Understand most television programmes and films without too much effort
  • Formulate ideas and opinions and relate their contribution to those of other speakers
  • Present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects
  • Write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report
  • Select a style appropriate to the reader in mind
Eligibility
Suitable for undergraduate students in German who have completed GERM 331 or who have an advanced level of German.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz

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Timetable

First Semester

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

Lecture

Weeks: 9-14,16-22 Tues, Wed, Thurs : 15:00-15:50