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GERM& 121 - German I

5 CR

Introduces the fundamentals of the German language. Students develop basic listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills through activities and exercises that include cultural aspects of the German language.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate listening ability by answering comprehension questions in writing both in English and in the target language after listening to an oral presentation, or hearing oral questions
  • Demonstrate speaking ability in the target language by responding correctly during a prompted dialogue and creating original oral dialogues through role plays and monologues
  • Demonstrate reading comprehension by answering comprehension questions orally and in writing after reading a passage in the target language, make educated guesses, by using cognates and context, about the meaning of a passage.
  • Demonstrate writing ability in the target language by creating grammatically correct sentences, short descriptive paragraphs, short stories or short plays, and writing summary sentences from readings.
  • Produce appropriate vocabulary in target language.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of parts of speech (to show vocabulary recognition, to classify verbs, decline nouns, describe nouns, and identify cognates, show noun-adjective and noun-verb agreement, recognize and apply the nominative, and accusative.
  • Recognize meaning (use vocabulary in context, accurately translate on exams and quizzes and in class)

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