Academic Calendar Fall 2017

German


English language proficiency requirements

Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ELS or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

Native or near-native speakers of the language should contact the Modern Languages department for proper placement.

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

GERM 101

3 credits

Beginner's German I

Prerequisite(s): None

Students will develop active and creative communication skills. Focus is on oral communication in a variety of everyday situations: narrating events in present tense, describing situations, expressing commands, making requests, giving advice, and expressing personal preferences in German.

Note: This course is equivalent to CEFR level A1.

GERM 102

3 credits

Beginner's German II

Prerequisite(s): GERM 101

This course extends and solidifies communication skills acquired in GERM 101. Focus is on continued improvement of basic oral fluency in different communicative contexts: narratives of situations and events by using all of the major indicative past and present tenses.

Note: This course is equivalent to CEFR level A2.

GERM 201

3 credits

Intermediate German I: Composition Skills

Prerequisite(s): GERM 102, or instructor's permission

This course focuses on the formal acquisition of the German language. Students will expand their basic linguistic skills through integrated and interactive practice in reading, writing, listening and speaking. The course also promotes intercultural learning and the development of an international awareness. Students with native-speaker backgrounds may decide to challenge this course, but may also find it useful as a more thorough grounding in the structure of the German language.

GERM 202

3 credits

Intermediate German II: Language and Culture

Prerequisite(s): GERM 201, or instructor's permission

This course focuses on the formal acquisition of the German language. Students will expand their basic linguistic skills through integrated and interactive practice in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The course also promotes intercultural learning and development of an international awareness. Students with native-speaker backgrounds may decide to challenge this course, but may also find it useful as a more thorough grounding in the structure of the German language.

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