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1026

GERMAN 202

: Special Topic: Topics in German Culture and Language
2023 Semester One (1233)
A critical exploration of important issues in German Studies. The first part investigates German language studies, including the specifics of written and oral German, contrastive linguistics, dialects and varieties, German as a minority language (including in the South Pacific), youth language, and German online-communication. The second part examines modern German social and cultural history through works of literature and film.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 102
Restriction: GERMAN 392
1027

GERMAN 207

: Modern Germany: A century of social change
2024 Semester Two (1245)
An overview of German society from 1914 to the present, exploring social change in late Imperial Germany the Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany, and the reconstruction of both East and West Germany. Considers issues such as state surveillance, political terrorism, social impacts of German unification, globalisation, and Germany’s role within Europe. No knowledge of German is required.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: 60 points passed
Restriction: GERMAN 307
1028

GERMAN 210

: 20th Century German Literature
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Literary criticism of aspects of twentieth century drama, prose and/or poetry.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: 45 points in German
1029

GERMAN 213

: Introduction to German Linguistics
2020 Semester One (1203)
Introduction to the linguistic side of Modern German, examining some of its different varieties (spoken vs written, sociolects etc) and some recent changes the language has undergone in its structure.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 102
Restriction: GERMAN 313
1030

GERMAN 214

: Teaching German as a foreign language
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Provides an overview of teaching and learning German as a second or heritage language. Students gain a solid understanding of German teaching and learning, including concepts and theories behind second language learning, individual differences, learning needs, approaches to strengthen learner autonomy as well as methods and principles of teaching German.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201 or equivalent
Restriction: GERMAN 314
1031

GERMAN 230

: German Cinema from Murnau to Riefenstahl
2022 Semester One (1223)
A close analysis of film from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich as seen against the political and social upheavals of the time with an emphasis on the role of gender and the portrayal of gender in film.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: Any 30 points passed in BA courses
Restriction: GERMAN 331
1032

GERMAN 291

: Central Europe and the South Pacific
2024 Semester One (1243)
A study of the German connection with New Zealand, with special reference to the arts and sciences, German-speaking settlements in the nineteenth century, and German and Austrian refugees in the twentieth century.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: 45 points in German
Restriction: GERMAN 391
1033

GERMAN 301

: German Language Advanced 1
2024 Semester One (1243)
Enables students to understand the main ideas of a wide range of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics and to increase fluency both in oral and written communication. Brings students from proficiency level B1 to B2.1. The course is taught in German.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201 or 203
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed
1034

GERMAN 301

: German Language Advanced 1
2023 Semester One (1233)
Enables students to understand the main ideas of a wide range of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics and to increase fluency both in oral and written communication. Brings students from proficiency level B1 to B2.1. The course is taught in German.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201 or 203
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed
1035

GERMAN 301

: German Language Advanced 1
2022 Semester One (1223)
Enables students to understand the main ideas of a wide range of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics and to increase fluency both in oral and written communication. Brings students from proficiency level B1 to B2.1. The course is taught in German.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201 or 203
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed
1036

GERMAN 301

: German Language Advanced 1
2020 Semester One (1203)
Enables students to understand the main ideas of a wide range of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics and to increase fluency both in oral and written communication. Brings students from proficiency level B1 to B2.1. The course is taught in German.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201 or 203
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed
1037

GERMAN 302

: German Language Advanced 2
2024 Semester Two (1245)
German language acquisition at an advanced level. Advances students from B2.1 level to B2.2 level, i.e., completes the B2 proficiency stage in all four skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. The course is taught in German.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 301
1038

GERMAN 302

: German Language Advanced 2
2021 Semester Two (1215)
German language acquisition at an advanced level. Advances students from B2.1 level to B2.2 level, i.e., completes the B2 proficiency stage in all four skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. The course is taught in German.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 301
1039

GERMAN 303

: Contemporary German Literature
2021 Semester One (1213)
A study of post-1990 German literary texts as well as their social and political environment. Topics include: literary responses to a newly developing national identity, literary reconstructions of life in the GDR, literary representations of a united Germany by immigrants, Jewish identity in a united Germany. Authors considered include Jens Sparschuh, Monika Maron, Barbara Honigmann, Stefan Heym and others.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201
Restriction: GERMAN 211
1040

GERMAN 306

: Language Acquisition C1
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Offers language tuition in the German language on the C1 level of the European Reference Framework for language acquisition courses.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 302
Restriction: GERMAN 701, 703
1041

GERMAN 306

: Language Acquisition C1
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Offers language tuition in the German language on the C1 level of the European Reference Framework for language acquisition courses.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 302
Restriction: GERMAN 701, 703
1042

GERMAN 307

: Modern Germany: A century of social change
2024 Semester Two (1245)
An overview of German society from 1914 to the present, exploring social change in late Imperial Germany the Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany, and the reconstruction of both East and West Germany. Considers issues such as state surveillance, political terrorism, social impacts of German unification, globalisation, and Germany’s role within Europe. No knowledge of German is required.
Subject: German
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1043

GERMAN 313

: Introduction to German Linguistics
2020 Semester One (1203)
Introduction to the linguistic side of Modern German, examining some of its different varieties (spoken vs written, sociolects etc) and some recent changes the language has undergone in its structure.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201
Restriction: GERMAN 213
1044

GERMAN 314

: Teaching German as a Foreign Language
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Provides an overview of teaching and learning German as a second or heritage language. Students gain a solid understanding of German teaching and learning, including concepts and theories behind second language learning, individual differences, learning needs, approaches to strengthen learner autonomy as well as methods and principles of teaching German.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 301 or equivalent
Restriction: GERMAN 214
1045

GERMAN 320

: 20th Century German Literature
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Examines key literary works of prose, poetry and drama against the backdrop of major cultural, social and political shifts in Germany during the twentieth century. Two World Wars, the Weimar Republic, a divided and reunited Germany will be a special focus of the texts examined in this course.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201
Restriction: GERMAN 210
1046

GERMAN 331

: German Cinema from Murnau to Riefenstahl
2022 Semester One (1223)
A close analysis of film from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich as seen against the political and social upheavals of the time with an emphasis on the role of gender and the portrayal of gender in film.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: 30 points passed in German above Stage I
Restriction: GERMAN 230
1047

GERMAN 391

: Central Europe and the South Pacific
2024 Semester One (1243)
A study of the German connection with New Zealand, with special reference to the arts and sciences, German-speaking settlements in the nineteenth century, and German and Austrian refugees in the twentieth century.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201
Restriction: GERMAN 291
1048

GERMAN 392

: Special Topic: Topics in German Culture and Language
2023 Semester One (1233)
A critical exploration of important issues in German Studies. The first part investigates German language studies, including the specifics of written and oral German, contrastive linguistics, dialects and varieties, German as a minority language (including in the South Pacific), youth language, and German online-communication. The second part examines modern German social and cultural history through works of literature and film.
Subject: German
Prerequisite: GERMAN 201
Restriction: GERMAN 202
1049

GLOBAL 100

: Intercultural Communication
2020 Semester One (1203)
Examines intercultural competence and communication in the context of the contemporary transnational movement and interactions of people, practices and products. Students are introduced to the concepts, ideas, and frameworks necessary for critically reflecting on cultural differences and perceptions, and on the impact of migration and multiculturalism on communication across cultures.
Subject: Global Studies
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1050

GLOBAL 101

: Global Issues, Sustainable Futures
2024 Semester One (1243)
The basis for sustainability – social issues such as population and consumption, environmental issues such as climate change, limited resources and environmental degradation. Discusses the roles that various disciplines (law, business, engineering and urban planning) will play in developing solutions, including consideration of human rights and good governance, new concepts in economics and business management which will lead to sustainable businesses, developments in science and technology which will change how we manage resources and new visions for cities and communities which will support sustainable ways of life.
Subject: Global Studies
Restriction: GENED 101G