First-Year German

First-Year German
Listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and culture.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 5.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesC grade or better in Germ 101 or equivalent.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Summer
 ProgramsContaining GERM 102
Course Outcomes

Listening and Understanding Sentence-length Utterances

Listen and understand sentence-length utterances, primarily in face-to-face conversation about familiar topics and learned material, when strongly supported by context.

Reading and Understanding Simple Factual Texts

Read and understand main ideas and some details in simple factual texts about familiar topics and short literary texts.

Speaking in Simple Sentences

Speak in simple sentences to convey basic information about concrete social situations on familiar topics

Writing Simple Sentences

Write simple sentences using basic word order and structures to express personal meaning on familiar topics.

Writing Short Stories or Essays

Write short stories or essays on familiar topics using coherent sentences and paragraphs.

Basic Awareness of Cultural Differences

Function with basic awareness of cultural differences in German-speaking countries.

Language Learning Strategies

Use appropriate language learning strategies to achieve both formal understanding of and communicative ability with German.

Basic Grammar Concepts

Understand and apply basic grammar concepts correctly when focused on accuracy.