Course Content and Outcome Guide for GER 212A
- Course Number:
- GER 212A
- Course Title:
- Inter German Conversation
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Course DescriptionStresses conversational skills at the second year level. Continues the work of GER 211A. Recommended: Completion of or simultaneous enrollment in GER 202 or instructor permission. Audit available.
Addendum to Course DescriptionGER 212A is a second-year level course designed for students who wish to improve their ability to converse in German. Students will have the opportunity to practice the structures and vocabulary they have worked with in their first- and second-year German courses. This is a three-credit transferable course, and it counts as an elective toward associate degrees.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- communicates using advanced interactions in predictable and non-predictable settings and uses more advanced vocabulary, the case systems, present tense, future tense and past tense forms, the prepositions, and masculine nouns.
- applies language-learning skills to various real-life situations
- recognizes and continues to appreciate linguistic and cultural diversity within the German-speaking world
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students may be assessed by any combination of the following:
1. Active participation in class in the target language2. Short individual oral presentations3. Short frequent contextual written tasks4. In-class, interactive student role plays with a partner or in small groups5. Oral interviews with instructor
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
1. Family2. Music3. Employment
In a conversational setting the student will talk about him- or herself and the outside world using a variety of grammatical structures, which may include, but are not limited to, the following. The student will:
1. Use the DER words in the nominative and accusative2. Use the forms of the dative case including prepositions and dative verbs3. Use two-way prepositions in the accusative and dative cases4. Use the genitive case to express possession5. Use the interrogative pronouns in all cases6. Use special colloquial expressions7. Use masculine nouns in all cases correctly