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Queen's University

GRMN 306*

Business German III

Please address any questions about the course to Dr. Monika Holzschuh Sator.

Course Content

This course builds on language skills learned in GRMN 206 and 207* (or other courses and experiences). It is designed for students at the intermediate-advanced level and aims at further developing communicative competence in the specialized field of business, commerce and industry, and German in the workplace. We will work on expanding vocabulary, deepening listening and reading comprehension skills, and practice busines-related speaking activities. GRMN 306* also endeavours to cultivate cross-cultural awareness and competence. The course is oriented towards preparing students for the internationally recognized business German exam Zertifikat Deutsch für den Beruf.



2 tests (25%)
10 short vocab quizzes (10%)
1 longer presentation (20%)
1 shorter presentation (10%)
3 short homework assignments (20%)
corrections of tests and homeworks (5%)
attendance, preparation and participation (10%)


GRMN 201*/202* or equivalent or permission of the instructor.
GRMN-206*/207* recommended.

Required Textbook

Deutsch für Beruf und Wirtschaft. Queen's In-House Publishing, 2008.
Available from the instructor.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000