- Approx Cost:
- $3.00. Education Perfect subscription $25.00. Own headphones are essential.
- Technology Requirements:
- A laptop is essential for this course
- Entry Recommendations:
Students are expected to have completed Year 11 German or by negotiation with TIC German.
Own headphones are essential.
- Course Outline:
Topics will be chosen according to student interest.
The course aims to increase students' confidence in speaking German in everyday situations. Students have access to a variety of departmental resources – German films, Information and Communication Technologies and German magazines.
Students will learn about German cultural aspects increasing appreciation of different cultures. They will focus on giving and responding to advice and opinions relating to topical discussions. They will be encouraged to read a wide variety of literary media. A German film study will also be part of the course. Work is based on Level 7 and 8 of the New Zealand Learning Languages Curriculum.
The four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking will be assessed.
- Where Does It Lead:
German 301, further study at polytechnic or university; knowledge of a foreign language is essential for some overseas scholarships; increased appreciation of foreign travel; employment in the tourism industry. German language students have an advantage in careers demanding accuracy e.g. computer work, and in their ability to think clearly and write precisely.
- For further information see:
- Ms Bamford