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GERM 400 Advanced German I

Near-native competence and thorough understanding of critical contemporary topics in a limited number of areas fostering study skills. All skills will be fostered but the course focuses on accurate writing and conversation in particular.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: GERM 310.

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
GERM 400 001Lecture1 Tue Thu9:3011:00

German 400 is taught in German. It is an activity-based class designed to develop advanced linguistic skills through integrated and interactive practice. Upon successful completion of this course (that is with regular attendance, active participation, and completion of every assignment) students will:

1. understand the main ideas and details of a large variety of long, complex texts in German on concrete and abstract topics;

2. interact with a very high degree of fluency and spontaneity with native and non-native speakers of German in a variety of speech events;

3. write clearly on a wide range of subjects, including current, controversial, cultural, inter- and transcultural issues