Apr 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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HU 411G - German II

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course is a continuation of HU 410G  German I. (prereq: HU 410G  or consent of instructor or department chair)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Pronounce German correctly and confidently
  • Converse about additional everyday topics, using three verbs tenses in active voice
  • Translate somewhat more complicated German passages into English without misrepresenting grammar or meaning; and to do conversely for English into German, spelling and punctuating correctly
  • Enjoy the pursuit of language competence as skills develop from a firm foundation
  • Discuss issues in German life similar to those in his/her own life

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None 

Course Topics
  • Oral readings; pronunciation and associated spelling (8 classes)
  • Oral composition including everyday expressions (3 classes)
  • Listening practice (2 classes)
  • Vocabulary (5 classes)
  • Sentence structure (3 classes)
  • Pronouns (1 class)
  • Adjectives (1 class)
  • Verbs (6 classes)
  • Adverbs (1 class)
  • Conjunctions (2 classes)
  • Cultural features (3 classes)
  • Tests (7 classes)

Laboratory Topics
  • Listening to the cassette tapes for the textbook is expected
  • Attending and reporting on a designated cultural event in the community is required
  • In-class drill work is analogous to laboratory experience

R. David Kent

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