Students interacting in class. (Photograph by Prof. Ellen Crocker.)
This course features a comprehensive calendar
that details all assignments and activities associated with the course are provided. In addition sample student assignments
may be downloaded.
In this course students are exposed to history and culture of German-speaking countries through audio, video, and Web materials. It focuses on the expansion of basic communication skills and further development of linguistic competency, and includes the review and completion of basic grammar, building of vocabulary, and practice in writing short essays. Students will also read short literary texts.