Courses in Business German

GRMN 219 — Business German I

This content-based course is the first of two courses intended to prepare the student for a job with a German-speaking firm in an increasingly global workplace. The highly diversified material of this course will give the student some insight into German demography and economical geography; the European Union and Germany's role in this union; Germany's transport and tourism industries, and its banking system. Much emphasis will be placed on vocabulary building. Students will be required to give 2 brief (10-15 minute) oral presentations.

The prerequisite for participation is GRMN 203.

GRMN 220 — Business German II

This course is intended as a continuation of Business German I (GRMN 219), but may be taken without having participated in GRMN 219. Prerequisites are a very good working knowledge of grammar and an awareness of German stylistics. Its principal goal is to prepare the student for a job with a German-speaking firm in an increasingly global workplace. This content-based course emphasizes vocabulary from business and technical sources and its application by means of oral and written presentations on themes pertaining to German-American economic relations.

The prerequisite for participation is GRMN 203.