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GRMN 1002

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Credit Hours 3
Course Title Elementary German II
Prerequisite(s) GRMN 1001 or the permission of the department chair
Corequisite(s) None Specified
Catalog Description
This course continues the work begun in GRMN 1001, building upon grammatical structures and vocabulary acquired. This course is not open to native speakers, which includes anyone who used the language as his or her principal language of education.

Expected Educational Results
By the end of the course, after completion of chapters five through seven in DEUTSCH: NA KLAR, forth edition students should be able to:

1. Discuss and describe clothing.
2. Interact with a salesperson in a retail shop.
3. Describe the differences between types of shops in German speaking countries.
4. List and categorize groceries and sundries.
5. Order and pay for a meal in a German speaking country.
6. Have basic knowledge of German cuisine and typical German dishes.
7. Discuss types of sports and leisure activities including hobbies.
8. Discuss the weather  

B. Understand German spoken at moderate speed on the topics above;
C. Engage in simple conversations in German on the topics above;
D. Read non-technical German of moderate difficulty on various aspects of German culture related to the topics listed above.

General Education Outcomes
None Specified

Course Content
1. indirect objects in German
2. the dative case
3. verbs which govern dative
4. prepositions which govern dative
5. dative pronouns
6. expressing “who” and “whom” in German.
7. der-words (dieser, jeder, welcher)
8. differences between wo, woher, and  wohin
9. verbs which govern direction or placement.
10. verbs which govern location
11. “two-way” prepositions
12. the simple past forms of sein, haben, and the modal verbs.
13. combining sentences with coordination conjunctions
14. expressing events in the past using the present perfect tense

Assessment of Outcome Objectives
The course grade will be computed as follows:

Major Tests          50%
Homework and Quizzes    30%
Final Comprehensive Exam    20%

B. The department head for foreign languages will require that scores on the final exam, along with a copy of the final exam to be submitted to him. A record of these scores and a copy of the final exam will be kept and discussed among faculty to determine where possible improvement in instruction is needed.

Last Revised: Oct. 24, 2011
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