Apr 01, 2023
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
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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