SRJC Course Outlines

8/7/2022 9:52:32 AMGERM 50B Course Outline as of Fall 2020

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  GERM 50BTitle:  BEG CONVERSATION-2  
Full Title:  Conversation for Beginners-Part 2
Last Reviewed:11/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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A continuation of the beginning conversational course, German 50A, designed to improve those listening and speaking proficiencies needed at school, on the job, in the community and throughout the German-speaking world. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening and conversational activities, furthering the development of the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of GERM 1 or GERM 50A


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A continuation of the beginning conversational course, German 50A, designed to improve those listening and speaking proficiencies needed at school, on the job, in the community and throughout the German-speaking world. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening and conversational activities, furthering the development of the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of GERM 1 or GERM 50A
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Converse on everyday topics using expanded vocabulary and grammatical structures, clear pronunciation, and appropriate intonation.
2.  Ask and answer questions in German about common topics.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Use a variety of common German verbs, adjectives, and nouns in basic conversation.
2. Use verbs in the present and past tenses.
3. Correctly respond to instructions, requests and invitations spoken in German.
4. Demonstrate control of German phonetics and pronunciation.
5. Comprehend from context and use new vocabulary.
6. Comprehend specific information and main ideas in simple written texts.
7. Identify main ideas and key words in increasingly complex spoken statements.
8. Discriminate between levels of formality and express culturally appropriate courtesy.
9. Formulate statements in the present and past tenses that describe preferences, future plans,
    family surroundings, personal history and recent activities.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Phonetics
II. Vocabulary and Grammatical Structure, as Applied to Topics including:
    A. Shopping and restaurants
    B. Lodging
    C. Leisure time and hobbies
    D. Transportation and travel
    E. Calendar and schedules
    F. Health
III.   Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers
IV.   Oral Communication Strategies
V.    Common Adverbs
VI.   Comparison
VII.  Present and Past Tenses of Regular and Irregular Verbs
VIII. Continuation of Foreign Language Learning Skills, including more Complex Reading and
      Writing Strategies
IX.   Deepening the Knowledge of German-Speaking Culture and Customs

Assignments:
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1. Weekly study in the textbook (5 - 10 pages)
2. Weekly written exercises from the textbook, vocabulary manual, and/or handouts (3 - 5 pages)
3. Weekly web-based tasks (seeking information, researching questions)
4. Viewing at least one video and completion of accompanying exercises
5. Weekly quizzes; 1-3 exam(s); final exam
6. Individual, pair and small-group discussion, role-plays, conversations and drills that apply to
    real world situations
7. Class performance and presentations

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
20 - 40%
Written exercises, web-based tasks, video exercise(s)
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Class performances, presentations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Quizzes, exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 40%
Attendance, Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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German for Starters. Collet, Diane and Spencer, Michael. Cambridge University Press. 1998 (classic)
Passwort Deutsch. Albrecht, Ulrike and Fandrych, Christian. Klett Publisher Stuttgart. 2014 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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