Spring 2018





Elementary German II

Term: 
Spring 2018
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
GERMANIC LANGUAGES (GRMN)
Course Number: 
GRMN 102 601
Schedule: 
Monday 6:00pm-8:30pm
Schedule: 
Wednesday 6:00pm-8:30pm
Day(s): 
Monday
Day(s): 
Wednesday
Instructor: 

MCKINLEY, LUSI

Crosslistings: 
GRMN502601
Prerequisite(s): 
GRMN 101 or equivalent.
Secondary Program: 
Master of Liberal Arts
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of GRMN 101 and is designed to strengthen and expand students' listening, speaking, reading, and writing competence and to deepen an understanding of German-speaking cultures. By the end of the course, students will be able to handle a variety of day-to-day needs in a German-speaking setting and engage in simple conversations about personally significant topics. Students can expect to be able to order food and beverages, purchase things, and to be familiar with the German university system, the arts, and current social topics. Students will begin to be able to talk aboutthe past and the future, make comparisons, describe people and things in increasing detail, make travel plans that include other European countries, and make reservations in hotels and youth hostels. By the end of the course students will be able to talk about their studies and about their dreams for the future. In In addition, students will develop reading strategies that should allow them tounderstand the general meaning of articles, and short literary texts.

Furthermore, students will feel more able to understand information when hearing German speakers talking about familiar topics. Cultural knowledge remains among one of the foci of German 102, and students will continue to be exposed to authentic materials.