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2024-2025 College Catalog 
2024-2025 College Catalog

GER 101 - Elementary German I [SUN# GER 1101]

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
4 lecture periods 0 lab periods
Introduction to German. Includes basic listening, reading, and writing skills, and cultural and geographic awareness.

Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - Options; Meets - CTE - A&H.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate German speaking skills through introductions, discussions about family, and respond to questions or familiar topics with comprehensible grammar and pronunciation.
  2. Use German listening strategies to identify specific details, ask and respond to questions, and follow classroom instruction.
  3. Use reading strategies to articulate main ideas, cognates, sequence of events, prefixes, and familiar words.
  4. Demonstrate in German the ability to fill out registration forms, ask and respond to questions, write a narrative, and/or spell numbers.
  5. Demonstrate cultural awareness through speaking and/or writing German to identify German-speaking regions and countries in the world, use of Sie and du.

  1. Speaking
    1. Apply culturally appropriate formal and informal greetings and introductions
    2. Describe people and objects
    3. Discuss daily or routine activities and schedules (using simple present forms)
    4. State preferences
    5. Formulate simple invitations to a variety of activities
    6. Express plans and or desires
    7. Produce a short conversation with someone
    8. Discuss the days of the week, time and weather
    9. Produce responses to questions of familiar topics
    10. Produce intelligible pronunciation of German  words
  2. Listening
    1. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend the description of persons, places, or things
    2. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend the telling of time
    3. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend short descriptions of events
  3. Reading
    1. Identify people and objects
    2. Identify main topic of a passage
    3. Predicting content
    4. Identify correct usage of articles and subject pronouns
  4. Writing Skills
    1. Apply correct usage of basic orthography
    2. Describe people and objects
    3. Describe personal characteristics
    4. Sequence daily actions
    5. Compose a short narrative
    6. Formulate simple questions
    7. Provide personal information
    8. Apply basic usage of gender and number for nouns
    9. Apply basic usage of subject pronouns
  5. Cultural and Geographical Awareness
    1. Identify German speaking regions throughout the world
    2. Locate German speaking countries on a map
    3. Apply formal and informal forms in interactions
    4. Apply culturally appropriate formal and informal greetings and introductions

Effective Term:
Fall 2016