GERM 102 Elementary German II

GERM 102 IS Sec 2, University of Mississippi
[See UM Catalog for Description]

3 credit hours

Instructor Information:

Tracy Case Koslowski

Instructor name:
Tracy Case Koslowski

Instructor Information:
Tracy Case Koslowski received a B.A. in Linguistics with minors in German and Russian, an M.A. in German, and an M.A. in TESL, all from the University of Mississippi. Her international experience includes a year abroad studying in Giessen, Germany; working as an English instructor for the “Allegria” troupe of Cirque du Soleil; graduate study in Klagenfurt, Austria; and teaching English at the Berufskolleg in Hilden, Germany.

Before becoming an instructor at UM in 2003, she spent three years teaching German at Pascagoula High School. In addition to teaching independent study German, Tracy is a full-time instructor in the University of Mississippi Intensive English Program.

Contact Information:

If you have questions concerning the content of the course, you may contact the instructor directly using the Email Your Instructor link in the Lessons or Content page. NOTE: Whenever sending email, please be sure to indicate your course title and number in the subject line. You can expect a response within 72 hours, although it may be longer on weekends. Many instructors reply within 24 hours.

For lesson or test administration issues, please contact the iStudy department:

The University of Mississippi
Division of Outreach and Continuing Education
iStudy
P. O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677

Phone: (662) 915-7313, toll-free (877) 915-7313
Fax: (662) 915-8826
E-mail: istudy@olemiss.edu

Course Description

This sixteen lesson independent study course in introductory German is a continuation from German 101. This course will introduce students to more basic grammar and vocabulary, utilizing topics such as celebrations, work, home, travel, and shopping. This course will include speaking, listening, reading comprehension, and writing in German.

Textbook Information:

Textbook information will be provided upon enrollment in your iStudy course.

Course Objectives:

Objectives include (but are not limited to):

  1. Use the present perfect, past, and future tenses.
  2. Describe doing things for others.
  3. Discuss occupations and the work associated with them.
  4. Discuss home and its vicinity.
  5. Discuss food, eating habits, and restaurants.
  6. Complete a narrative.
  7. Grasp more basic elements of German grammar.

Course Outline:

This course consists of 4 instructional modules (or lessons) and 4 proctored exams.

You MUST take the syllabus quiz within 2 weeks of enrolling or you will be dropped from the course. NOTE: you must pass the Syllabus and Orientation Quiz for the course materials to appear on the Lessons page.

LESSON

Reading Assignments

Due for Grades

Pacing guide to complete the course in a semester

Start Here

*You MUST complete the syllabus quiz as soon as you have access to your Blackboard course. This is mandatory to verify your attendance.* NOTE: you must pass the Syllabus and Orientation Quiz for the course materials to appear on the Lessons page.

Syllabus Quiz

Week 1

1

Kapitel 5: Freundschaften

iLrn textbook activities and SAM activities

Weeks 1-2

Course Exam 1

Covers chapter 5

To be scheduled and completed before proceeding

Week 3

2

Kapitel 6: Willkommen in Tübingen

iLrn textbook activities and SAM activities

Weeks 4-5

Course Exam 2

Covers chapter 6

To be scheduled and completed before proceeding

Week 6

MIDPOINT OF COURSE


If you are a semester student, you must reach the midpoint of your course by the date specified in your information.
If you are a Flex UM student, you CANNOT WITHDRAW from this course after the exam has been submitted.

All lesson assignments or exams needed to reach the midpoint of the course

The exact date semester students are required to reach the midpoint is specified in your information.

3

Kapitel 7: Man kann alles in der Stadt finden

iLrn textbook activities and SAM activities

Weeks 7-9

Course Exam 3

Covers chapter 7

To be scheduled and completed before proceeding

Week 10

4

Kapitel 8: An der Uni studieren

iLrn textbook activities and SAM activities

Weeks 11-13

Course Exam 4: Final Exam

Non-comprehensive exam that covers chapter 8. Ensure all work is completed and graded prior to scheduling this exam.

To be scheduled and completed to finalize credit

Week 14

Grading:

GRADING SCALE:
The GRADING SCALE will be based upon a ten point grade system:
90 - 100 = A
80 - 89 = B
70 - 79 = C
60 - 69 = D
Less Than 60 = F

FAILURE TO TAKE THE FINAL EXAM WILL RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE COURSE.

You must submit the lessons required to take the course exam(s). Lessons required but not submitted will receive a grade of zero. For the final exam, all coursework must be submitted and graded.