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LAC3001 Language and the Contemporary World

Short Description: Language & Contemporary World
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 091503 - Northern European Languages
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: LAC2002

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
Important: Students in this course must elect to enrol in either the German or Mandarin Chinese stream.


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 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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online