Content

This unit will further the study of German for Theological and Biblical studies. It will address complex syntax structures as well as advanced grammar, and vocabulary specifically needed in translating academic texts.

Unit Code: AL8032Y

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 complex 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 advanced understanding of German morphology and syntax

5.

Use German dictionaries effectively

Unit sequence

Theological German A or equivalent knowledge of German language

Pedagogy

Lectures, quizzes, exercises.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Weekly tests (equivalent to 1,000 words total)

40.0

One three hour exam at the end of the semester

Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-31 08:38:23 +1100