GR1000 - German - NCEA Level 1 (course endorsement available)

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What is German?

Germany is a country with a long and rich heritage and is the geographic and cultural centre of Europe. The German language is closely related to English and is more similar to it than to any other language. There are 100 million German speakers throughout Europe, from Austria to Switzerland, and it is also a popular language in New Zealand. There are numerous close links between New Zealand and Germany through trade, tourism and exchanges, which makes knowledge of the German language and people an incredibly useful skill across many areas.

What this course involves

Students will consolidate their listening, speaking and reading skills and gain an understanding of basic German grammar and writing. There is a focus on communicating and aspects relating to home and family life, as well as a range of leisure activities. This course offers a broad insight into life in both Germany and New Zealand, and includes studies of some major German cities and areas.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

Students should have completed Year 10 German or equivalent or have a German language background.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
90883 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken German texts on areas of most immediate relevance 2 5 External
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard
90884 Give a spoken presentation in German that communicates a personal response 2 4 Internal
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard
90886 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of German texts on areas of most immediate relevance 2 5 External
SeService Industries recommended standard
90887 Write a variety of text types in German on areas of most immediate relevance 2 5 Internal
SeService Industries recommended standard
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard