This unit will further the study of German for Theological and Biblical studies. It will address complex syntax structures as well as advanced grammar, and vocabulary specifically needed in translating academic texts.

Unit Code: AL1032Y

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 complex sentences from German theological/biblical literature to English


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


Demonstrate an advanced understanding of German morphology and syntax


Use German dictionaries effectively

Unit sequence

Theological German A or equivalent knowledge of German language


Lectures, quizzes, exercises.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Written Examination

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 total

0 60.0

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-29 12:34:09 +1100