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Year 13 German
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GERMAN - Level 3


The teacher in charge of this course is Mrs Smith

Qualification: NCEA Level 3

Entry requirements: 10 credits in Level Two German from the External examinations.

Content/Skills: The four language skills are developed to an advanced level, enabling students to express opinions. The topics studied deal with issues in contemporary German society, including Media, Literature, the Environment, Getting a Job, and a region of Germany. Students displaying a particular strength in the language are also encouraged to consider scholarship at this level.

Field Trips: Cultural Outings and University visits 

Course Costs: Please be aware that this course has associated costs. By selecting this course you will be requested to make contributions connected to its delivery.  

There are stationery costs associated with this course.

Assessment: Internal Achievement Standards: 8 credits in total. (Comprising of a spoken presentation - 3 credits and a written portfolio - 5 credits)

External Achievement Standards: 10 credits in total. (Comprising of a listening and a reading section.)

There is also the opportunity to sit Scholarship German.

Where does it lead? Tertiary study. This subject is particularly useful in tandem with commerce, science and law papers and for students considering careers in tourism, Foreign Affairs, teaching and any career involving communication with people. A language is also a prerequisite for International business.