Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jan 28, 2021  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog
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GERM 101 - Elementary German I


A beginning language course focusing on the study of German language and culture. Students begin to develop the ability to communicate in German through the consideration of cultural themes, language functions, and authentic situations as they acquire the structures and lexicon to work with written language, conversation, and composition. No prior knowledge of German is required. In-class work is supplemented by 20 hours of online homework. Three hours each week. Formerly GR 101.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Communicate in the target language at an elementary level in the skill areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • Apply linguistic structures supporting communication at the elementary  level of proficiency.
  • Express and appropriately employ the following language functions: greetings, leave-takings, requesting information, asking for assistance, giving and receiving directions, and expressing opinions.
  • Discuss German culture and specific cultural practices at the elementary level by using simple sentences.
  • Discuss the relationship between the cultural practices and products under consideration at the elementary level by using simple sentences.
  • Exhibit appropriate sociolinguistic behaviors through oral presentations at the elementary level as these correspond to increasing linguistic ability in German.
  • Produce and present a cultural project at the elementary level.

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