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German Program

The German Program offers a sequence of two basic courses focused in the fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, orthography and conversation. On the intermediate level the courses are emphasized in the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. In the area of conversation, GER 120,130 & 140 promote free and spontaneous oral expressions in German to help the students improve their conversational skills.

 

Course Description

 

GER 101 — Beginning German I
(5) F, S — CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.
Fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, orthography and conversation.

GER 102 — Beginning German II
(5) F, S — CSU, UC
Prerequisites: GER 101 or two years of high school German with a minimum grade of “C” or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.
Fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, orthography and conversation.

 GER 103 — Intermediate German I

(5) F — CSU, UC
Prerequisites: GER 102 or three years of high school
German with a minimum grade of “C” or qualifying
score on SBCC SoML placement exam.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or
ENG 110GB.
Review of basic structures, with emphasis on
comprehension and vocabulary building.

GER 104 — Intermediate German II
(5) S — CSU, UC
Prerequisites: GER 103 or four years of high school German with a minimum grade of “C” or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.
Continuation of GER 103. Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Review of grammatical structures, vocabulary-building through readings, research and discussion of cultural topics.

GER 120 — Beginning Conversation
(2) F, S — CSU
Prerequisites: GER 101 or two years of high school German with a minimum grade of “C” or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.
Promotion of free and spontaneous oral expression in German at the elementary level.

GER 130 — Intermediate Conversation
(2) F, S — CSU, UC
Prerequisites: GER 102 or 120 or three years of high school German with a minimum grade of “C” or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.
Skills of conversation, via topic-oriented expanded vocabulary at the intermediate level.

GER 140 — Intermediate Conversation
(2) F, S — CSU, UC
Prerequisites: GER 103 or 130 or four years of high school German with a minimum grade of “C” or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.
Skills of conversation, via topic-oriented expanded vocabulary at the intermediate level.

GER 299 — Independent Study in German
(1-4) F, S — CSU
Limitation on Enrollment: Eight units of German courses completed with a 3.0 or higher GPA; minimum of 12 units of course work completed at SBCC with GPA of at least 2.5.
For complete information, see “Independent Study” in the Catalog Index. (*UC transfer limit: computed as Independent Study; see counselor)

 

German Grammar Links

http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english-german

http://www.wordreference.com/

 

German News Links

http://www.spiegel.de/international/ 

http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/germany.htm 

 http://www.bundesregierung.de/Webs/Breg/EN/Homepage/_node.html 

 

  

 Faculty & Office

 - Frangina Spandau 1982 University of California, Irvine BA German; BA Political Science. 1990 University of Nevada, Reno MA German.       Contact Information: H -314  (805) 965-0581 ext. 3575   http://www.fspandau@pipeline.sbcc.edu

 

 

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