GERMANIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

German Courses (Division 379)

101. Elementary Course. No credit granted to those who have completed 100. (FL).

First course of a two-term sequence in elementary German. The first-year program is designed to develop the ability to understand and speak "everyday German", to develop reading and writing skills, and to get to know the German-speaking world through discussions, readings, and videos. Ample opportunity is provided to develop conversational skills in a wide variety of situations encountered in German-speaking cultures. Additional time outside of class is required to listen to cassettes, to watch videos, to read, and to study the structure of the German language. There are chapter tests and an oral and written midterm and final. The language of instruction is German.

102. Elementary Course. German 101 or the equivalent. No credit granted to those who have completed 100. (FL).

Second course of a two-term sequence in elementary German. See German 101 for a general description.

232. Second-Year Course. German 231 or the equivalent (placement test). No credit granted to those who have completed 230 or 236. (FL).

Second course of a two-term sequence in contemporary intermediate German. Students will be able to read, comprehend, and discuss short German prose as well as a longer work. There are quizzes, two midterms, and a final examination. Students will give a five-minute oral presentation in German on a topic of personal interest and write four essays related to class readings; the fourth and last essay is written in class. The language of instruction is German.

326. Practice in Writing and Speaking German. German 232 or the equivalent (placement test). (Excl).

German 326 is a continuation of 325, emphasizing grammar review, conversation, and practice in writing. Requirements are similar to those of 325.


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