This unit continues and furthers the study of German for Theological and Biblical studies or for other academic purposes. It addresses complex syntax typical for academic German, as well as advanced grammar, and vocabulary specifically needed in translating academic texts.
Unit code: AL8032Y
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Postgraduate Foundational
Unit discipline: Languages
Proposing College: Yarra Theological UnionShow when this unit is running
translate complex German sentences and theological/academic texts
correctly answer comprehension questions on German theological/academic texts of all levels of difficulty
analyse complex German sentence structure and morphology
demonstrate an advanced knowledge of German vocabulary, in particular of theological and biblical terminology
use German dictionaries effectively.
Pre-requisites: AL8031Y or equivalent knowledge of German language
Each week focusses on one topic of grammar or syntax through explicit teaching, individual exercises and exercises in pairs or small groups. Students also work on texts of their choice. Assessment is designed to test as well as to stimulate learning. Students taking the unit online participate in the class via appropriate technology. All students access online material in between classes.
|Type||Description||Word count||Weight (%)|
|Short Answer Tests||2000||30.0|
One 2-hour Written examination OR Written examination under time conditions when conducted online
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 8 Sep, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2021-06-07 08:43:49 +1000