GE 20201 and 20202: Intermediate German I and II
Prerequisite: two semesters of college level German or the equivalent.
In GE 20201, students will build on and develop their communicative abilities acquired in German 10101–10102. The four-skills approach (speaking, listening, reading, writing) is centered on authentic texts, recordings, videos, and other images. The course includes a grammar review, concerted vocabulary expansion, and intensive practice. GE 20202 is a bridge course in which students will strengthen and refine the four linguistic skills. Students will work toward greater fluency, accuracy, and complexity of expression. They will debate, analyze, and express opinions. Materials and class discussions will center on a cultural topic that will carry through the entire semester.