This unit is an introduction to German for Theological and Biblical studies. It will introduce students to the morphology and syntax of the language, vocabulary and skills in translating selected passages.

Unit Code: AL1031Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes


Translate simple sentences from German theological/biblical literature to English


Demonstrate a knowledge of German vocabulary, in particular of theological and exegetical terminology


Demonstrate an understanding of German morphology and syntax


Use German dictionaries effectively


Lectures, quizzes, exercises.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Short Answer Tests

Weekly tests (equivalent to 1500 words total)

0 40.0
Written Examination

One two hour exam at the end of the semester equivalent to 2000 words

0 60.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-29 12:22:17 +1100