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GRMN3613: Research in German as a Foreign Language

2023 unit information

This unit will examine themes from the field of Research in Language Teaching and Learning (Sprachlehrforschung) as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of German as a foreign language (Deutsch als Fremdsprache). The main issues addressed are the acquisition and teaching of German as a foreign and second language along with major questions in applied linguistics. The assessment tasks are designed to give students the opportunity to apply new knowledge and methodology through independent research on tertiary language teaching concepts and multiple language acquisition.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Germanic Studies

Code GRMN3613
Academic unit Germanic Studies
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 or 3000 level from Germanic Studies
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. At the completion of this unit students should be able to: 1. Understand the main principles of teaching German as a Foreign Language. 2. Evaluate and critically engage with current research on the teaching of German as a Foreign Language. 3. Design teaching materials and curriculum for the teaching of German as a Foreign Language.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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