University of Technology Sydney

97605 German Today

8cp; 1 x 1.5hr tutorial/week; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 97604 German Language and Culture 4 OR 97606 German Literature OR 97607 German Film OR 97608 German Popular Music


This subject involves in-depth study of contemporary cultural, social and political issues of German speaking societies. Students are provided with a variety of support material that assist them in understanding and discussing issues related to the contemporary history and culture of German speaking societies within a national and international context. They are given various opportunities and platforms to further advance their skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing in German.

Students take active part in developing subject content and learning activities to practise and consolidate their language skills. By the end of the session students are expected to be able to express themselves effectively and spontaneously on a variety of topics explored in class.

This subject corresponds to Level B1+ (independent user) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (Council of Europe).

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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