Apr 10, 2021
GERM 253 - Second-year German
Graduated readings in modern German prose with discussion conducted in German. Thorough review of German grammar. Courses must be taken in sequence.
Prerequisite: GERM 252.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Learn to read with a basic understanding modern German short stories and prose as found in newspapers, letters and magazines.
- Increase their active and passive vocabularies.
- Develop an ability to communicate thoughts on topics of general interest, both orally and in writing.
- Improve their ability to understand conversational German.
- Strengthen their knowledge of German grammar and have increased their ability to use standard High German in everyday situations.
- Develop each level progressive skills in the four language skills of reading, speaking, listening, and writing.
- Learn some aspects of contemporary life, history, politics and culture of the German-speaking countries.
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