GERMAN 111 - First Special Reading Course
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
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Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Permission of the department.
Other Course Info:
The course does not satisfy the LSA foreign language requirement. Taught in English.
May not be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
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The objective of this course is to teach students to read simple German expository prose. Students are introduced to the essentials of German grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, both in class lectures and in texts.

Course Requirements:

Course requirements include regular homework assignments, quizzes, class attendance and participation, and midterm and final translation projects. For these translation projects, students choose a text from their field to translate.

Intended Audience:

This is a fast-paced course with a substantial workload, and is recommended only to graduate students who wish to fulfill a German foreign language requirement and to advanced undergraduates who have already met the LSA foreign language requirement.

Class Format:

The class is taught in English, and students are required to read but not write and speak German.

Instruction Mode: As a D (Distance) course, all aspects of this course will be fully compatible with remote online learning.

Learning Mode: The weekly lectures for this course will be synchronous that will require active participation. Students will need to have their camera turned on during the class. This course will mainly use Zoom for synchronous meetings and BlueJeans as a back-up. Students should have access to a camera and microphone.

Course Testing/Assessment: Testing for this class will be synchronous.


GERMAN 111 - First Special Reading Course
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001 (REC)
TuWThF 9:00AM - 10:00AM

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