GERM - German

GERM 1 First-Year German

German 1, a beginning-level course, introduces the German language and culture for students with no previous knowledge of German. The course focuses on speaking, reading, writing, and listening. The first-year sequence (GERM 1-GERM 2-GERM 3) starts in fall quarter only. (An accelerated sequence, GERM 1A-GERM 1B, begins in winter quarter.) (Formerly Instruction in the German Language.)

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Quarter offered

Fall

GERM 1A Accelerated German

Accelerated course covers GERM 1 and part of GERM 2. It is designed for motivated beginning students. Students develop skills in speaking, reading, writing, and listening to real-life German.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Quarter offered

Winter

GERM 1B Accelerated German

Accelerated course part 2 covers part of GERM 2 and all of GERM 3. In this course, students who have successfully completed GERM 1A (or its equivalent) continue to develop competence in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding real-life German.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): GERM 1A or GERM 2 or placement by examination. For students completing GERM 2, GERM 3 is preferable.

Quarter offered

Spring

GERM 2 First-Year German

GERM 2, a second-quarter course, is designed for students who have successfully completed German 1 (or its equivalent). Students continue to develop competence in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding in the context of real-life language use.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): GERM 1 or GERM 1A or placement by examination.

Quarter offered

Winter

GERM 3 First-Year German

GERM 3 is designed for students who have successfully completed GERM 2 (or its equivalent; e.g., 2-3 years of high school German). Students continue to develop competence in speaking, reading, writing, and understanding real-life German.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): GERM 2 or placement by examination.

Quarter offered

Spring

GERM 4 Second-Year German

Intermediate composition and conversation based on the reading of selected prose and related cultural material. Speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension skills are developed by extensive use of media materials. Conducted entirely in German.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): GERM 1B or GERM 3 or placement by examination.

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Fall

GERM 5 Second-Year German

Intermediate composition and conversation based on the reading of selected prose and related cultural material. Speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension skills are developed by extensive use of media materials. Conducted entirely in German.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): GERM 4 or placement by examination.

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Winter

GERM 6 Second-Year German

Intermediate composition and conversation based on the reading of selected prose and related cultural material. Speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension skills are developed by extensive use of media materials. Conducted entirely in German.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): GERM 5 or placement by examination.

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Spring

GERM 94 Group Tutorial

Provides a means for a small group of students to study a particular topic in consultation with a faculty sponsor. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

GERM 99 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

GERM 99F Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

GERM 119 German Media

This third-year language and culture course is designed for students who are comfortable speaking and writing German at the GERM 5 level or above. Using a variety of German media sources, students give oral presentations and write reports on contemporary issues. Taught in German.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff, Zsuzsanna Abrams

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): GERM 5 or placement by examination.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

General Education Code

CC

GERM 120 Advanced German Conversation and Composition

This third-year language course is designed for students who are comfortable speaking and writing German at the GERM 5 level or above. Using a variety of German texts, including print- and visual media, students practice advanced conversation and composition skills. Taught in German.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): GERM 5.

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Spring

GERM 194 Group Tutorial

Provides a means for a small group of students to study a particular topic in consultation with a faculty sponsor. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

GERM 199 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

GERM 199F Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

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