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AUGER101 Beginners' German I Course Page

Description: German 101 and 102 are designed to develop ability in reading and writing German, with a strong emphasis on the development of comprehension and oral communication skills. During this process, the student participates in a wide variety of interactive activities and is also exposed to contemporary culture of German-speaking countries. These two courses not only encourage the student to think critically about the principles of grammar as they relate to the German language, but also stimulate an in-depth understanding of the principles by which language functions in general. These two courses also lead the student through the steps of reflective learning as they consider and discuss language learning strategies. Notes: The course is not open to a student with credit in German 30. AUGER 101 does not count toward the major in Modern Languages or the minor in German.

AUGER102 Beginners' German II Course Page

Description: Continuation of AUGER 101. Prerequisite: AUGER 101. Notes: The course is not open to a student with credit in German 30. AUGER 102 does not count toward the major in Modern Languages or the minor in German.

AUGER201 Intermediate German I Course Page

Description: Designed to develop fluency in speaking, with emphasis on comprehension and writing skills. The essential rules of grammar are studied. Prerequisite: One of AUGER 102, demonstration of AUGER 102 equivalency by means of a placement examination administered by the instructor. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGER 200, 201.

AUGER202 Intermediate German II Course Page

Description: Continuation of AUGER 201. Prerequisite: AUGER 201. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGER 202, 200.

AUGER291 German Drama in Translation Course Page

Description: Analysis of German drama in English translation from the eighteenth century to the present.

AUGER301 Advanced German I Course Page

Description: Thorough review of German grammar and study of refined stylistics and idioms as represented in selections of twentieth-century short stories. Colloquial expressions presently in use are studied through discussion and audiovisual presentation. Prerequisite: AUGER 200 or 202. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGER 301, 300.

AUGER302 Advanced German II Course Page

Description: Continuation of AUGER 301. Prerequisite: AUGER 301. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGER 302, 300.

AUGER335 Selected Topics in German Language Course Page

Description: Study of selected topics in German language studies. Focus and content of each course will vary from year to year.

AUGER402 Directed Study: Translation Techniques Course Page

Description: Intensive study in translation techniques (German-English, English-German). Specific literature (e.g., reports, sermons, essays, philosophical or business writings) is chosen by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: AUGER 302 and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

AUGER403 Directed Reading Course Page

Description: Intensive study of a specific area of German as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisites: AUGER 322 and consent of the instructor. Note: An "Application for Individual Study" must be completed and approved before registration in the course.