|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Undergraduate Level 2|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject is a comprehensive study of both the formal structures and the functional varieties of contemporary German in a wide range of text and discourse forms. Students should develop a refined use of idiomatic and conversational forms and the capacity to use them freely. a level of proficiency in complex written structures and the capacity to command their use freely and confidently. Students should also cultivate the ability to interpret messages independently at all levels of language use, including those occurring in a variety of audio-visual media and individual and group spoken forms.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
- have cultivated the ability to interpret messages independently at all levels of language use including those occurring in a variety of audio visual media and individual and group spoken forms;
- have developed a refined use of idiomatic and conversational forms and the capacity to use them freely in intercultural discourse;
- have developed a level of proficiency in written structures of sophisticated complexity and the capacity to command their use freely and confidently in intercultural discourse;
- have acquired public speaking skills (relative to entry level) through tutorial and seminar discussion and class presentations;
- be able to use research skills to find information from various sources, including dictionary, library, the internet and interviewing people;
- have achieved the level of language competency required for admittance into regular studies at a German-speaking university (in most cases).