- Basic syntactic structures
- Basic lexicon
- The phonological system of German
- Cultural aspects of German-speaking countries
The functional and communicative approach will be used.
Classroom activities include: presentation of material by the instructor, practice in pairs and small groups, listening comprehension and audio-visual presentations.
Conversation labs in small groups with a Native Language Assistant.
(May include but not limited to writing and reading exercises, chapter tests, paragraph writing, written homework, preparation, Final Written Exam)
(May include but not limited to oral tests, oral presentations, listening comprehension, conversation lab, attendance, preparation, class participation, Final Oral Exam)
No single evaluation will be worth more than 20%.
The student will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in German (present tense only) at the basic level in:
- Aural comprehension of simple discourse
- Reading comprehension of simplified texts
- Speech delivery: extend greetings, express needs, ask questions and give replies
- Written expression: simple sentences and short dialogues
Terrell, et al. Kontakte: A Communicative Approach. McGraw-Hill.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU GERM 100 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2018/08/31|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU GERM 1100 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2019/08/31|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU GERM 102 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU GERM 111 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU GERM 1110 (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GERM 101 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO GERM 100 (3)||2005/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV GERM 100 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC INTS 151 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV GERM 101 (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC GMST 1XX (1.5)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC GER 100A (1.5)||2004/09/01 to 2012/08/31|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU HUMA 1st (3)||2004/09/01 to -|
This course is for students with no previous knowledge of German. If you already know some German, please see the Calendar for other German course pre-requisites and placement test information.
This course can count as a relevant course in an Associate of Arts specialization in Modern Languages or in an Associate of Arts specialization in Intercultural and International Studies.