Joint Honours degrees give you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that really interest you. You can shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. GERMAN at NTU is offered as a post A-level subject. German at NTU covers language and life in Germany as well as exploring the implications of history, society and politics. You'll examine a range of contemporary German Film and Literature. The course will explore all areas of the German language and life in Germany. NTU's TESOL course is ideal for anyone who is interested in teaching English to foreign learners. By combining TESOL with German you'll be able to explore more career options based in either the UK or abroad. German at NTU has been created to ensure a quick learning progress of the German language and an in-depth understanding of the societies and cultures in which it is spoken. You'll also have the exciting option to either work or study in Germany or Austria during your third year to utilise your knowledge and gain independence in a European country whilst learning how to adjust to the working world. This course will help you to gain impressive communication skills such as writing, listening and reading, whilst developing your accuracy and fluency of the language. To help improve your career prospects you'll be able to take a final year module which will help you with translation and interpreting. You'll be taught using the latest language-teaching methodologies and CALL technologies and have access to NTU’s resource centres and computer aided language learning software. TESOL at NTU will open up many new and varied career prospects both nationally and internationally. You'll learn how to plan and deliver English Language lessons to a range of people. You'll be given opportunities on a regular basis to practice teaching in the classroom and gain an insight into English language and linguistics, which will help you to discover modern methods of how to teach the English language. You'll also have the chance to take the Teaching Knowledge Test and the Cambridge CELTA qualification, which are globally recognised qualifications for English Language teachers.NTU's German course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the German language and culture. During your third year you'll have the opportunity to either work for a year or study in Germany or Austria to practically apply your learning of both subjects and to gain an experience and independence in a European country. Being able to communicate in a modern language like German is a skill that many of today’s leading firms are looking for, for a range of jobs in industry, business and finance. This course will teach you how to gather information in a modern language, assess and interpret it and be able to organise your workload efficiently. Students with a language degree are now actively sought after by employers for today's leading markets. Many firms want to recruit language students as they are able to interact and negotiate with people from different cultures and societies and you'll discover new ways of interacting with different people and you'll develop new ways to communicate. TESOL will help you to develop the fundamental skills which you'll need to excel as an English language teacher in a global environment. You'll be taught how to plan and deliver lessons effectively to a range of abilities as well as how to design teaching materials and tests. You'll have the opportunity to take the Teaching Knowledge Test, which is a globally recognised qualification for English Language Teachers and which will boost your career prospects. This qualification will give you a competitive edge within today's teaching sector and will enable you to find teaching opportunities abroad. You'll enhance your professionalism, be organised and be able to multi-task.