M-Th 9:00-10:15am AND F 9:00-11:00am
A complete first-year course in one term for students with little or no knowledge of German. Provides an introduction to language and culture of the German-speaking countries. Students develop basic communication competencies (spoken and written), and will be able to understand and use high-frequency vocabulary and basic grammatical structures. Instruction is supplemented by a variety of texts, including poetry, songs, and visual media.
May not be taken Pass/Fail, but may be taken Sat/Unsat by GSAS students. Not open to auditors. Students must complete both terms of this course (parts A and B) in order to receive credit.