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U424-101 First Semester German

First Semester German is designed for beginning students who have had no previous instruction in German and for those interested in a refresher course. The course begins with a lesson on German pronunciation and continues with instruction on reading, listening, grammar, vocabulary building, and Germanic cultural traditions. Through the use of a variety of audio and visual materials you will learn to read simple German texts, hear and understand spoken German, and communicate in everyday living situations. By the end of this course and Second Semester German you will have learned the basic survival skills necessary for communicating effectively in any German-speaking country.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
PrerequisitesNone; Appropriate for advanced high school and first-year or higher college students.
Credits4 undergraduate credits
Assignments & ExamsSee Syllabus
Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date1 year after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$1308
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1383 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
iLrn™ Instant Access for Deutsch heute, 10th ed., by J. Moeller et al.
(ISBN: 9781111945459) Edition: 10th

Includes everything needed to complete the course requirements: Deutsch heute (10th ed.) eBook (i.e., textbook in digital format), video, workbook, and lab manual activities.

This eBook package is used in both First Semester (U424-101) and Second Semester German (U424-102).

Once successfully enrolled, instructions on how to purchase the required eBook package will be found in your course. Please wait to order until you view the instructions in the course.

Check the syllabus to find out whether your materials are optional or required.

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