German Language Intermediate 1


Written and oral use of German. Assumes that students have passed GERMAN 102 or have achieved in all standards entered for German NCEA Level 3 or gained grade average 50 or above, or have acquired language competence through a stay or exchange in a German-speaking country.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for GERMAN 200.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2024

Semester 1


Lecturer(s)  Mareike Schmidt


  • Michaela Perlmann-Balme / Susanne Schwalb: Sicher! Kursbuch Niveau B1+, Ismaning: Hueber Verlag 2012
  • Michaela Perlmann-Balme / Susanne Schwalb: Sicher! Arbeitsbuch Niveau B1+, Ismaning: Hueber Verlag 2012

Recommended Reading

  • Hilke Dreyer/ Richard Schmitt: A Practice Grammar of German, Ismaning,: Hueber Verlag 2008
  • Harper Collins German Dictionary German/English, English/German (Collins, 2000) or
  • Oxford German Dictionary: Ger./Eng., Eng./Ger. (Oxford University Press, 2008)


Coursework + exam


GERMAN 200: 15 points


GERMAN 102 or approval of Academic Head or nominee


GERMAN 104. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed