If you are just starting out with the German language or you’re picking it back up as a refresher, then this is the right unit for you. Our goal is to not only learn how to communicate in German, but also to focus on gaining independence in language acquisition by developing an understanding of how the language works. You’ll engage with a sequenced study of its basic building blocks that is supported by our popular Bausteine eins YouTube series and our own textbook,which together cover everything you need to know at an Introductory level. In particular, you’ll concentrate on developing the individual vocabulary of words, phrases and structures you need to help you communicate authentically with others about your life and interests.
|Unit name||Introduction to German 1A|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
|Coordinator||Doctor Billy Badger|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Construct phrases and sentences, making use of the basic elements of the German language, particularly vocabulary and sentence structure.
- Respond appropriately to spoken and written German
- Apply cross-cultural awareness in written and verbal communication.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:HEG100 AND HEG103 AND XBR114
On campus Hobart enrolment
Weekly workshops (4 x 1 hour)
On campus Launceston enrolment
Weekly workshop (2 hours)
Weekly online zoom workshop (2 hour)
Off campus enrolment
Weekly workshops (4 x 1 hour) online via zoom (concurrent with on-campus workshops).
|Assessment||Presentation (20%)|Progress and Participation Portfolio (20%)|Quiz 1 (30%)|Quiz 2 (30%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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