NCEA Level 1 German
Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Currie
This course covers reading, speaking, listening and writing. Credits in speaking and writing will be internally assessed. Emphasis will be on effective communication, oral and written work. The themes will be directed by the curriculum and cover such areas as:
- People and things - appearances and qualities
- Home, school and community routines
- Enjoying time with family and friends
- Making social arrangements
- My home town/region
- Daily life
- Travel and holidays
Cultural aspects of German-speaking countries will also be studied and incorporated into the programme (lifestyle, history, geography, traditions and customs).
Level 1 German is a prerequisite for Level 2 and Level 3 work in Year 12 and 13, and subsequent university study. It may be helpful to gain employment in many different areas, such as the tourist industry, the Ministry of Affairs, or the electronics/engineering fields.
You are also encouraged to sit the international benchmark examinations for German (A1, A2) from the European Framework. These examinations take place at the end of Term 3 and are subsidised by the Goethe-Institut through the PASCH program.
NCEA Level 1
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
There is a course contribution of $30 to cover digital resources.
Students are expected to supply their own stationary.
It is recommended that students purchase The Elementary German Workbook costing $10.
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10 German, or HOD approval
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
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