German Course Descriptions – Community College of Rhode Island

German Course Descriptions

GERM (German)

GERM 1000 - Basic Spoken German I (3 Credits)

This is an introductory elective course for beginners emphasizing correct pronunciation and basic vocabulary for practical use in everyday conversational situations and travel dialogues. Students with no previous study of the language are prepared to use and understand it within a limited context and basic structure. Lecture: 3 hours

GERM 1010 - Elementary German I (3 Credits)

This course is for students with little or no preparation and covers elements of the language including: conversation, pronunciation, reading, writing and grammar. Aspects of German culture are also included. Lecture: 5 hours

GERM 1020 - Elementary German II (3 Credits)

This is a continuation of Elementary German I (GERM 1010). (Prerequisite: GERM 1010, 1030 or equivalent) Lecture: 5 hours

GERM 1030 - Elementary German I (3 Credits)

German 1030 is a faster paced version of German 1010. This course is suitable for students with previous experience i.e. Basic spoken German and /or other prior formal study of the language, prior formal study of another foreign language, or informal experience with a foreign language. The course covers elements of the language including: conversation, pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar. Aspects of German-speaking cultures are also included. Note: Course content is the same as German 1010 with two fewer hours per week. (Prerequisite: Prior preparation as noted above or permission of instructor). Lecture: 3 hours

GERM 1040 - Elementary German II (3 Credits)

This course is a continuation of GERM 1030. Note: Course content is the same as GERM 1020 with 2 less classroom hours per week. (Prerequisite: GERM 1030, GERM 1010 or its equivalent) Lecture: 3 hours

GERM 2010 - Intermediate German I (3 Credits)

This course helps students develop skill in reading and discussing German texts related to culture and literature. Course work is supplemented by further work in grammar, conversation and composition. (Prerequisite: GERM 1020, 1040 or its equivalent) Lecture: 3 hours

GERM 2020 - Intermediate German II (3 Credits)

This is a continuation of Intermediate German I (GERM 2010) (Prerequisite: GERM 2010 or its equivalent) Lecture: 3 hours


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Last Updated: 7/30/19