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Summer 2020 German S1115 section 001

Call Number 10070
Day & Time
MTWR 10:00am-12:05pm
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Simona C Vaidean
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Prerequisites: no previous knowledge of German required, but some background is strongly recommended. This accelerated survey of German grammar, reading techniques, and dictionary skills is designed primarily for graduate students preparing for reading proficiency exams or wishing to do research in German-language literature. In addition to translation, the course focuses on strategies for extracting general and specific information from German texts (skimming and scanning) and judging their relevance for a specific research purpose. Reading texts take students' fields of study into consideration. Although this course does not satisfy any part of the foreign language requirement for degree candidates, successful completion of the translation on the final exam fulfills the German reading proficiency requirement in most graduate programs. Students are advised that this course is a full-time commitment. Students should expect to study 2 hours every day for every hour spent in the classroom and additional time on weekends. Students who would like to gain speaking and listening skills are advised to enroll in the Intensive Elementary German I and II, or another appropriate German course. The Department of Germanic Languages will assist in selecting the appropriate course. Equivalent to GERM UN1113-UN1114 taught during regular semesters.
Web Site Vergil
Subterm 05/26-07/02 (D)
Department Summer Session (SUMM)
Enrollment 17 students (20 max) as of 5:34PM Monday, March 8, 2021
Subject German
Number S1115
Section 001
Division Summer Session
Campus Morningside
Fee $15 Language Resource
Section key 20202GERM1115S001

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