units

ATS3101

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2012
Coordinator(s)Dr Heinz Kreutz

Notes

Previously coded GRN3135

Synopsis

Issues to be covered include the distinction between language learning and acquisition; the social context of these; the relation between first, second and bilingual acquisition; interlanguage and interface; grammaticalisation phases; factors in successful second language acquisition; bilingual education; field work; attrition as the inverse of acquisition; activation and reactivation of language skills. In the tutorial the acquisition and learning of German will be discussed.

Assessment

Essay (2000 words): 40%
Research exercise (500 words): 10%
Three class tests (40 minutes each): 40%
Class paper (400 words): 10%
Third year students will be expected to read more widely than second-year students.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Heinz Kreutz

Contact hours

2 hours (1 lecture and 1 seminar) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

German studies

Co-requisites

A third-year language unit

Prohibitions

ATS2101, ATS2682 or ATS3682