Known as Das Land der Dichter und Denker (the land of poets and thinkers), Germany is the home of Bach and Beethoven, Kant and Goethe, Einstein and Gutenberg. Having made pivotal contributions to areas as diverse as literature, science, and classical music, many say German culture is one of the most impressive in the world. By learning German, the most widely spoken language in Europe, the fruits of this massive cultural heritage can be yours. In this introductory course, students will learn about the present tense, personal pronouns, possessive adjectives, the accusative case, and word order. Topics include family, weather, telling time, describing the home, and favorite pastimes. Textbook preliminary chapter and chapters 1-2.
Course Number: LAGM-40000
Credit: 3 units
Th, 7:00 p.m. - 9:40 p.m.
Location: Room 125, UCSD Extension Complex, 9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla
Class Type: In-class—traditional classroom instruction
Instructor: Silke Carpenter, J.D. (California Western School of Law), A native German speaker with extensive teaching experience.
Textbooks: Required Books
German for Communication Supplements Textbook (1st Edition) by Tracy Terrell
German for Communication I Textbook (1st Edition) by Tracy Terrell
Kontake Audio Program (6th Edition) by Terrell
You may purchase textbooks via the UCSD Bookstore.
No refunds after 01/21/17.
Early Enrollment Discount: $270.00 ($295.00 if enrolled after 12/12/16).
Section Notes: Room changed to UNEX 125.