German (GER)

GER 101
German I
5 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 6A; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
90 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A course in elementary German grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation which focuses on understanding, speaking, reading, and writing simple German and serves as an introduction to the geography, history, and culture of the German speaking world.


GER 102
German II
5 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 6A; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
90 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): GER 101 or two years high school German.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A further study of elementary German grammar which develops understanding, speaking, reading and writing skills. Includes German culture.


GER 201
German III
5 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 6A; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
90 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): GER 102 or three years of high school German.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

This intermediate level course is a study of the German language and culture. Emphasis is on developing oral, listening, reading and writing skills in order to acquire proficiency in German. Reading strategies and fundamentals of formal composition are introduced with short, level-appropriate literary selections. The class is largely conducted in German.


GER 202
German IV
5 Units (AA/AS; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 6A; CSUGE C2; Citrus GE)
90 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): GER 201 or four years of high school German.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A course emphasizing the development of effective skills for reading, understanding, and interpreting more advanced readings in German literature and culture. Extensive practice in oral and written expression at the intermediate-high level is provided. Grammatical concepts are thoroughly reviewed and expanded.