SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 1:02:18 PMGERM 2 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)

Discipline and Nbr:  GERM 2Title:  ELEM GERMAN-II  
Full Title:  Elementary German-Part II
Last Reviewed:8/27/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR2.00 Contact DHR35.00
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 245.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Continuation of German 1; supplementary readings with oral and written essays to illustrate control of linguistic and cultural principles.

Two years of high school German or GERM 1 or equivalent.

Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Continuation of German 1. Supplementary readings with oral & written essays to illustrate control of linguistic & cultural principles.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Two years of high school German or GERM 1 or equivalent.
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1990
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1992
 6ALanguage Other Than English  
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  The students should be able to sustain a logical dialogue with one
   another or with a native speaker for 1-3 minutes of more on topics
   dealing with the most practical aspects of every day experience.
2.  In addition, they should achieve a clear pronunciation, proper
   intonation and correct grammatical perspective so they may be able
   to summarize in general terms the meanging they with to convey.
1.  The student should develop this skill so he can understand, apply,
   analyze, synthesize, and evaluate what is said to him, as well as
   the assignments, and most of the materials read aloud at normal
   speed (such as newspaper articles, magazine features, letters,
1.  Students should be able to read with some ease and understand and
   judge selections from topics of genral interest, with only
   occasional reference to a dictionary.
1.  The students should be encouraged to apply their active German
   vocabulary and over-all critical thinking skills of the language
   to produce short compostions and descriptive paragraphs consisting
   of biographical sketches, travel accounts, job interviews, and
   the like.
Particular attention is given to increase the acquisition of vocabulary
in order to provide material for communication. Idiomatic expressions
of cultural traits of German speaking countries shall be presented and
discussed in order to enhance the student's linguistic and cultural
awareness. Of major concern is the presentation of the basic grammatical
aspects of the language through the active usage and assimilation of
structural patterns in situations as similar to normal speaking
situations as possible.

Topics and Scope
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SCOPE: Scope is what is covered in German 2 is at a significantly
accelerated pace to a course teaching the same materials as in high
school. This course covers in a semester what is covered  in four
semesters at the high school level. This range also corresponds to
completing our college level representative text.
1.  Social situations such as greetings, introductions, invitations
   and appointments, polite formulaic expressions.
2.  Everyday topics such as: personal information, restaurants and
   foods, lodging, transportation, custom agents and travel, telephone
   conversations, directions, instructions correspondence, leisure,
   hobbies, customs, sports, monetary matters, banking, health,
   shopping, numbers (ordinal and cardinal), urban and rural life,
   cars and maintenance, office equipment and use, social and civil
   responsibilities, social and political problems in the two Germanys,
   Switzerland and Austria.
3.  Adapted readings, occasional unadapted readings of academic relevance
   or on cross-cultural and current issues, short stories and poetry,
   simple letters and postcards, TV and radio program schedules, bank,
   travel, and postal forms, menus, messages, and memos, ads and labels,
   simple instructions, newspaper headlines, maps, table of contents.
1.  In addition to reviewing and expanding to  beginning grammar points,
   students will be expected to recognize and use: present, past,
   present perfect, past perfect.
2.  Reflexive pronouns.
3.  Modal auxiliaries, present perfect, past perfect.
4.  Frequency, time, manner, place, cause and sequence.
5.  Quantifiers.
6.  Indirect and direct objects.
7.  Separable and non-separable verbs.
8.  Noun clauses, adjective clauses.
9.  Reflexive and relative pronouns.
10. Formal and informal commands.
11. Past participle used as an adjective.

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In preparation for 50 minute lecture class, student is expected to
1.  Intensively studied from 5-10 pages from class text.
2.  Completed from 5-10 pages from workbook, and prepared 5-10 pages
   or written tasks from class text, and reviewed 5-20 pages of class
   text for projected exams.
3.  Listened and completed 30-50 minutes of language lab material.
4.  Spent 25-50 minutes practicing and memorizing vocabulary and phrases.
5.  Written required short essay illustrating control of linguistical
   and cultural principles.
In preparation for 50 minute lecture class students are recommended
to have:
1.  Worked 10-15 minutes cooperatively with a fellow German student.
2.  Worked 10-15 minutes with a German tutor or other German language
รพ    specialist.                                                    

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 50%
Written homework, Reading reports, Lab reports, Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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KONTAKTE by Terrel et. al.
Recommended: German-English Dictionary.
These are college level texts where material is covered about twice
as much as High School.

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