|GER1001||Introductory German I||3 ch (3C)|
Closed to students with any knowledge of German. Enables students to understand, speak, read and write simple, idiomatic German by introducing them to the sounds, word forms, sentence structures and basic vocabulary of German. Sections of German 1001 may use different texts and approaches. No prerequisite.
|GER1002||Introductory German II||3 ch (3C)|
Continuation of GER 1001.
Prerequisite: GER 1001, or equivalent.
|GER1003||Immersive Introduction to German||3 ch (3C) (O)|
|GER1011||German for Business, Co-op and Exchange I||3 ch (3C)|
|GER1022||German for Business Co-op, and Exchange II||3 ch (3C)|
|GER1033||Reading German for Beginners I||3 ch (3C)|
Closed to students with any knowledge of German. Designed to enable students to read German texts in their respective fields of interest. Based on contrastive grammar, it requires no previous knowledge of German. Students soon learn to understand German texts in their disciplines. No prerequisite. Students who are taking or have previously taken GER 2001 and 2002 or equivalent (e.g., GER 2013 and GER 2023 ) cannot take this course.
|GER1043||Reading German for Beginners II||3 ch (3C)|
Continuation of GER 1033 (Reading German for Beginners I). Designed to enable students to read more sophisticated German texts than the ones they dealt with in GER 1033.
Prerequisite: Only students who have passed GER 1033 with grades of B- and above should consider taking GER 1043. Students who have passed GER 1043 with a grade of B or above may take second year language courses.
|GER2001||Intermediate German I||3 ch (3C)|
Starting with a review of the fundamentals of GER 1001 and 1002, this course develops a larger vocabulary and deals with more complex sentence structures. It enables the student to read and write German with greater ease and to understand and speak the language more competently.
Prerequisite: 6 ch of first year German or departmental approval.
|GER2002||Intermediate German II||3 ch (3C)|
Continuation of GER 2001.
Prerequisite: GER 2001, or equivalent.
|GER2003||Applied German Studies I||1.5 ch (LE)|
This course provides students with the opportunity to explore German culture and language in the community through learning activities outside of the classroom. The objective is to apply knowledge and to develop skills in projects such as organizing cultural events (e.g. Oktoberfest, German Day) and in authentic situations (e.g., meeting native speakers, interacting with the German Society, reviewing films, etc.). Students will complete a variety of writing assignments for a portfolio and/or publication in suitable venues as well as opportunities for public presentations. Students register following a meeting with the director of the German program or the first-year German co-ordinator. All the coursework will be approved by the program director or the first-year German co-ordinator. Limited enrolment. Open to students of all years.
|GER2004||Applied German Studies II||1.5 ch (LE)|
This course is the continuation of GER 2003. It deepens the experience of independent study and learning activities outside the classroom. The organization of and participation in a German immersion weekend and a Language Awareness Day are two core activities which provide opportunity for employing professional skills: designing, marketing, running and documenting an event. Students will complete a variety of writing assignments for a portfolio and/or publication in suitable venues as well as opportunities for public presentations. Students register following a meeting with the director of the German program or the first-year German co-ordinator. All the coursework will be approved by the program director or first-year German co-ordinator. Limited enrolment. Open to students of all years.
|GER3011||Modern German Usage I||3 ch (3C)|
By discussing contemporary topics, both in the classroom and assignments, the students' competence in German is improved and their skills in idiomatic and written usage are developed.
|GER3022||Modern German Usage II||3 ch (3C)|
Continuation of GER 3011.
Prerequisite: GER 3011 or equivalent.
|GER4013||Advanced German Usage I||3 ch (3C)|
Development of advanced skills in oral and written expression.
Prerequisite: Departmental approval.
|GER4023||Advanced German Usage II||3 ch (3C)|
Prerequisite: GER 4013 or departmental approval.
|GER4073||Literary Texts||3 ch (3C) [W]|
Reading and discussion of a selection of German literary texts.