German 4 Catalogue Description
- Develops the four language skills: speaking, reading, writing, and listening.
- This course complements GERMAN 203 by expanding linguistic skills while enriching cultural understanding of the German-speaking world.
- Basic grammar is reviewed and new grammatical concepts are presented.
- Contemporary culture in German-speaking countries is given additional emphasis.
- Students studying German should begin to synthesize their acquired linguistic and cultural knowledge toward an understanding of their native language and culture.
- This course is also designed to help prepare those students who would like to visit or study abroad in a German-speaking country.
- The three hours lecture per week and assignments employ a variety of learning activities.
- GERMAN 204 differs from GERMAN 203 in the selection of topic areas.
- GERMAN 204 is a required course for the major Languages and Cultures: German, but is open to all students.
- It satisfies General Education Requirements: 2 GEPs for Goal 1 - Communication and 1 GEP for Goal 7 - Arts and Humanities.
- This course is offered once per year. Prerequisites: GERMAN 102 (German 2), or placement through the German Language Placement Test, or permission of the instructor.