The Department of Germanics offers an intensive foreign language program during the summer. Whether you are interested in learning a language for work, travel or personal enrichment, or to supplement your other educational goals, we can help. Courses are offered at the first and second-year level, and also with an emphasis on reading skills only. Current course offerings.
GERMAN 100 Intensive First-Year German (15)
Accelerated first-year German. Speaking and listening. Secondary objectives are reading and writing. This courses allows you to complete the equivalent of one year's worth of a college-level foreign language in just nine weeks.
GERMAN 103 First-Year German (5)
The methods and objectives are primarily communicative, with emphasis on speaking and listening. Secondary objectives are reading and writing. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either GERMAN 102, GERMAN 111, or score of 36-56 on German placement test.
GERMAN 121 First-Year Reading German (5)
Special beginning course devoted exclusively to the reading objective.
GERMAN 122 First-Year Reading German (5)
Special beginning course devoted exclusively to the reading objective; GERMAN 122 continuation of GERMAN 121.
GERMAN 201 Second-Year German (5) VLPA
Systematic review of German grammar. Intensive practice in conversation, reading, and writing. First in a sequence of three. Recommended: GERMAN 103.