Content

This unit is an introduction to German for Theological and Biblical studies. It will introduce students to the morphology and syntax of the language, vocabulary and skills in translating selected passages.

Unit Code: AL8031Y

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Translate simple sentences from German theological/biblical literature to English

2.

Translate short passages of German texts that have been studied, as well as simpler unknown German texts, and answer comprehension questions on these texts

3.

Demonstrate a knowledge of German vocabulary, in particular of theological and biblical terminology

4.

Demonstrate an understanding of German morphology and syntax

5.

Use German dictionaries effectively

Pedagogy

Lectures, quizzes, exercises

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

One three hour exam at the end of the semester

60.0

Weekly tests (equivalent to 1,500 words total)

20.0

Additional quizzes equivalent to 1500 words

20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 15 Oct, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-13 15:31:01 +1100