5410 German 1
German 1 coursework lays the foundation of German language learning including the alphabet, numbers, the case system, and gender of nouns. Topics include introductions, schools and universities, sports and free time activities, family, food and eating out. During the first year students will become familiar with the present and future tenses. At all times there will be an emphasis on the 5 Cs of language instruction: communication, culture, connections, comparisons and communities. Reading, listening, writing and speaking activities provide a comprehensive learning experience. Cultural projects, German films and audio communications complement instruction.