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GRMN 2001

This is an archive of the Common Course Outlines prior to fall 2011. The current Common Course Outlines can be found at http://www.gpc.edu/programs/Common-Course-Outlines.   
Credit Hours   3   
Course Title   Intermediate German I   
Prerequisite(s)   GRMN 1002 or permission of the department chair    
Corequisite(s)   None Specified   
Catalog Description   
This course completes the study of basic German grammar and vocabulary while introducing reading of a linguistically more challenging nature.
   
Expected Educational Results   
By the end of the course, after completion of chapters eight through eleven in DEUTSCH: NA KLAR, forth edition students should be able to:

A.
1. Discuss health and sickness
2. label and use all body parts correctly in context.
3. discuss daily routines as related to personal hygene
4. label and discuss places which are typical of German towns and
cities.
5. Check into and out of a hotel
6. Make complaints concerning accommodations
7. name, describe, and state preferences concerning modes of
transportation.
8. describe train travel in German speaking countries
9. book a ticket and do anything necessary in German for train
travel
10. describe activities one might do on vacation.
11. apply for a job
12. express wishes, expectations, and interests concerning careers.
13. Read simplified Grimms’ fairy tales.
14. Write a 4 paragraph essay, using the past tense, and complex
sentence structure.

General Education Outcomes   
None Specified
   
Course Content   
a. forming dependent clauses with subordinating conjunctions
b. reflexive verbs in the accusative and the dative.
c. using reflexive to express reciprocity.
d. the genitive case
e. prepositions requiring genitive.
f. adjective endings after definite articles, indefinite articles, and without a                                           preceding article.
g. forming comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs.
h. using adjectival nouns
i. using the simple past for narrating past events.
j. using the future tense with werden
k. using relative clauses.

Assessment of Outcome Objectives   
A. COURSE GRADE
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: Aug. 08, 2011
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