Basic German: Core Course I


Introductory program; no previous German required. Students will develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing German by means of interpersonal, interpretive and presentational communicative practice. This first course serves as an introduction to high-frequency grammar structures and vocabulary in interactive activities as well as to various cultural perspectives, practices, and behaviors of German-speaking communities. Students will learn how to carry out basic communicative tasks such as asking questions, making requests, explaining reasons, and discovering personal information about others. Students will also engage with authentic texts and learn how to express themselves on everyday topics relevant to students and travelers in German-speaking countries. Students who complete this course successfully should enter German 102D. Course Attributes: EN H; BU Hum; AS LCD; AS LS
Course Attributes: EN H; BU Hum; AS LCD; AS LS