Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GERM 201 - Intermediate German I

Focuses on the study of German language and culture at the intermediate level. Students further their ability to communicate in German through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a thorough review of German grammar to support increased focus on reading and composition. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours of online homework. PREREQUISITE(S): GERM 102  or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly GR 201.

3 semester hours

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

  • Read and write in German at the intermediate level of proficiency.
  • Apply advanced grammatical structures, such as complex verb forms, that support communication at the intermediate level of proficiency.
  • Compose descriptive, narrative, and expository pieces.
  • Express and appropriately employ more complex language functions in speech and in writing, including the following:
    • a. expressing opinions
    • b. analyzing oral and written discourse
    • c. using appropriate language registers.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the cultures and cultural practices of the German-speaking world.
  • Read and analyze authentic texts, both literary and popular.
  • Recognize and actively engage in appropriate sociolinguistic behaviors as these correspond to their increasing linguistic ability in German.
  • Engage in cultural activities outside of class.
  • Read and analyze authentic short texts in the target language.
  • Produce and present a group cultural project as an integral part of the class.

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