Jan 27, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

GERM-112 Beginning German

Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0.  Pre-requisite: GERM-111  or one year of high school German.
This course is a continuation of the study of basic structure of the German language with oral and written practice. Readings and discusssion based on German life and culture.

Course Outcomes
• Build/Construct compound sentences in the target language. • Conjugate verbs in the simple past tenses in the target language. • Use large numbers (100+) correctly and in real-world scenarios in the target language. • Demonstrate understanding of short paragraph-length utterances in the target language on a number of topics. • Use comparisons of equality and inequality to compare different people and situations in the target language • Distinguish the differences between the simple past tenses and use them appropriately in real-world scenarios in the target language. • Describe and compare cities and places; characteristics, services, weather, problems, etc. in the target language. • Narrate historical events in the target language. • Ask and answer complex questions about one’s own culture and that of cultures related to the target language. • Conjugate reflexive verbs in the simple present and simple past tenses in the target language. • Tell about food, drinks, and restaurants and one’s own preferences for each in the target language. • Demonstrate proficiency in the target language to perform real-world tasks such as making purchases, discussing the weather, talking about activities of daily living, etc. in the target language.