Planit


National 3 German (Course Code: C734 73)

SCQF Level 3 (18 SCQF credit points)

Subject Image

Why study German?

Learning a new language allows you to connect with different people and their cultures. You think, communicate and create ideas through language.

German is widely spoken in Europe, in countries such as: Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland and, of course, Germany. It is one of the ten most spoken languages in the world. Germany is the biggest economy in Europe and the fourth biggest in the world. So, there are plenty of opportunities to use German in a wide range of industries and organisations. It is one of the top five business languages currently in demand in the UK.

What do I need to get in?

Entry is at the discretion of the school or college. You would normally have achieved:

What will I study?

This course aims to help you read, write, listen to and speak German in many different situations and settings. Your critical and creative thinking skills will improve, as well your cultural awareness.

The course has two compulsory units.

German: Understanding Language (9 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

German: Using Language (9 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

Your teacher or tutor will assess your work on a regular basis throughout the course. Items of work might include:

You must pass both units to gain the course qualification.

What can I go on to next?

If you complete the course successfully, it may lead to:

Further study, training or employment in:

Where can my parents find out more?

Your school will give your parents an Options or Choices information booklet, which has detailed information on the curriculum and the individual subjects or courses you can study. It will also invite them along to a Parents’ Information Evening.

They can also read the information leaflet(s):

Nationals in a Nutshell - (National 3)