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LAC3001 Language and the Contemporary World

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication


Pre-requisite: LAC2002 or for German strand GER2102 or for Chinese strand CHI2022


This course raises students' language skills to beginning intermediate level, equipping them to comprehend set texts in their original language. Students will be expected to read accounts of important contemporary issues occurring in Germany or China published in German or Mandarin. LAC3001 builds on the skills and concepts acquired in LAC1001 to LAC2002. Emphasis in class activities (3 hrs per week) is on the application of language and cultural concepts introduced in course materials and prepared by students in independent study and practice prior to attending class. Important: Students in this course must elect to enrol in either the German or Mandarin Chinese stream.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2011 Online