Overseas immersion language course - German
1st semester & 2nd semester
100% coursework. In order to be granted credits for this course, participants have to ensure that the course builds on their previous academic work completed at HKU and is offered at the A2 level or above of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) Additionally, after completion of the course, students have (1) to produce a formal statement of attendance and certified transcript bearing mention of the final grade(s) obtained from the host institution, as well as the level attained according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; (2) to provide a portfolio including (i). a learning journal written in German approximately 1,000 words relating to daily class activities and, (ii). samples of assessment (written assignments, tests, examinations, projects etc.) along with evaluation results.
GRMN2002. German II.2 or comparable level acquired elsewhere.
This course provides an opportunity to study German and to experience linguistic and cultural immersion in a partner institution located in a German-speaking country. The course usually takes place in the summer months (e.g., June, July and/or August) (courses may also be offered in the winter break) and the duration of the stay may vary from two weeks to one month but must include at least 60 hours of formal class tuition. Students typically take part in this course after completing their second year of language studies at HKU. The course is designed to build on and to reinforce the language competence acquired during the previous years of study as well as to prepare the participants for more advanced work in the final years of the Programme.