German: Level 3
This is a continuation of the Level 2 course, developing the language skills further. The themes are based on worldwide issues and topics concerning Germany and German-speaking countries.
The following topics could be covered, according to students’ interests:
- The environment and its protection
- Media and the Internet
- Young people in Germany
- Division and Reunification of Germany (film study)
Use is made of authentic language materials such as film, magazines, songs, internet material and shorter novels.
By the end of the Level 3 course students should be able to discuss issues and express opinions in German, be able to read and understand a range of authentic material and be able to write in a more sophisticated style using a wide range of vocabulary and language structures.
They should also have some understanding of the social, cultural and political issues relevant to German-speaking countries.
Level 2 German and recommended Merit pass in Level 2 External examinations, or with approval from the HoD of Languages.