Basic German II

Curriculum Guideline

Effective Date:
Course
Discontinued
No
Course Code
MODL 1132
Descriptive
Basic German II
Department
Modern Languages
Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Credits
3.00
Start Date
End Term
Not Specified
PLAR
Yes
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
22
Contact Hours
Seminar: 4 hrs/week Lab: 1 hr/week
Method Of Instruction
Lab
Seminar
Methods Of Instruction

The functional and communicative approach will be used.

Classroom activities include: presentation of material by the instructor, practice in pairs, listening comprehension, audio-visual presentations, and conversation in small groups with a Native Language Assistant.

Course Description
This course is designed for students who have completed MODL 1131 or equivalent.
It is aimed at developing further basic oral and written communication skills through the study of vocabulary, grammar, and culture.
Course Content
  1. Basic syntactic structures
  2. Basic lexicon
  3. The phonological system of German
  4. Some aspects of the culture of German-speaking countries
Learning Outcomes

The student will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in German (present and present perfect tenses) at the basic level in:

  1. Aural comprehension of simple discourse in two tenses.
  2. Reading comprehension of simplified texts.
  3. Speech delivery: express feelings and reactions and narrate in the past.
  4. Written expression: guided composition.
  5. Understanding target cultures.

 

Means of Assessment
Written Evaluations
(May include but not limited to writing and reading exercises, chapter tests, paragraph writing, written homework, preparation, Final Written Exam)
50% 
Oral Evaluations
(May include but not limited to oral tests, oral presentations, listening comprehension, conversation lab, attendance, preparation, class participation, Final Oral Exam)
50%

No single evaluation will be worth more than 20%.

Textbook Materials

Terrell, et al. Kontakte: A Communicative Approach. McGraw-Hill.

Accompanying workbook.

Prerequisites

MODL 1131 (Minimum Grade of C) or 
Assessment (see calendar).

MODL 1131 (Minimum Grade of C) or Assessment (see calendar).       

Which Prerequisite