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FLG 242 - Intermediate German II

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core
Continued review of grammatical constructions using German cultural materials. Reading, writing and conversation will be emphasized in the context of cultural issues and current permission.
Prerequisite: FLG 241  or instructor permission
Competencies
  1. Interpret nuances of language in written and oral form
    1. Identify idiomatic expressions
    2. Use appropriate verb forms in the target language where their usage differs from English
  2. Demonstrate speaking skills which include a variety of styles.
    1. Use idiomatic expression in speech
    2. Use appropriate informal and formal patterns of speaking, depending on the situation
    3. Present factual information, in the form of a short classroom presentation.
    4. Converse with native speakers or non-native speakers
  3. Demonstrate writing skills for both formal and informal writing tasks.
    1. Use correct grammatical forms, including subject, verb, and adjective agreement and verb tenses
    2. Display variety in style, using appropriate language for formal and informal tasks.
    3. Write a short essay on a given topic
    4. Demonstrate creative expression in writing
    5. Write a business letter
    6. Write a personal letter
  4. Assess the influence of the language and culture of focus areas on American culture, history, and language
    1. Recognize influences from the target language on English
    2. Recognize influences from the focus area on American traditions, customs, and lifestyles
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the culture and customs of a particular region or area where the target language is spoken
    1. Answer questions, in written and oral form, about a specific area.
    2. Give a short oral presentation about a specific area
    3. Give a short oral presentation about an imaginary trip to a German speaking country
  6. Express discomfort about physical and emotional conditions.
    1. Describe symptoms and feelings
    2. Complain about circumstances relating to personal conditions.
  7. Express impressions about selected topics and circumstances.
  8. Express intentions, preferences, opinions, needs, and wishes about selected topics and circumstances
  9. Express various emotions, including suggesting, demanding, and complaining about selected topics and circumstances
  10. Discuss plans for the future
  11. Demonstrate basic knowledge of autos
    1. Identify traffic signs
    2. TUV.
    3. Label and use car parts in conversation
  12. Interpret, in written form, various representations of authentic print material used in the classroom
    1. Read newspapers and/or magazine articles, with the aid of a dictionary, and translate them, in written form, to English.
    2. Answer questions, both written and oral, on information from printed articles
    3. Identify special idiomatic uses, and translate them into standard English expressions
    4. Summarize articles in the target language
  13. Interpret, in oral form, dialogues or television and radio broadcasts done by native speakers
    1. Answer questions, in written and oral form, based on information presented in the discourse
    2. Summarize, in written and oral form, the content of the discourse.
    3. Discuss the subject matter or give personal reactions.
    4. Create original presentations, alone or with a partner, based on models used in class
  14. Discuss events in a restaurant setting
    1. Discuss differences between American and German restaurants.
    2. Demonstrate how to order from a menu.
    3. Demonstrate restaurant etiquette
  15. Demonstrate academic self-discipline
    1. Meet assigned deadlines
    2. Attend class regularly



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