GERM 202 Intermediate German II

GERM 202 IS Sec 3, 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
P. O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677

Phone: (662) 915-7313, toll-free (877) 915-7313
Fax: (662) 915-8826

Course Description

This is a 4-lesson independent study course in intermediate German. Each lesson will take 2-3 weeks to complete, and each is followed by a chapter exam that must be finished before progressing in the course. This course will review grammar and vocabulary, including topics such as cities, food and drink, study, and media. 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 German verbs in a variety of tenses and modes
  2. Formulate the imperative.
  3. Ask and give explanations
  4. Express opinions
  5. Compare and evaluate information

Course Outline:

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

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.


Reading Assignments

Due for Grades

Suggested Pacing Guide to complete the course in a traditional semester. *Summer session students will need to make adjustments due to the shorter time period*

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



Discussion board

Week 1


Station 1: Berlin


Week 1-2

Course Exam 1

Covers Station 1

To be completed before proceeding

Week 3


Station 2: M√ľnchen


Week 4-5

Course Exam 2

Covers Station 2

To be completed before proceeding

Week 6


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 lesson 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.


Station 3: Heidelberg


Week 7-9

Course Exam 3

Covers Station 3

To be completed before proceeding

Week 10


Station 4: Hamburg


Week 11-14

Final Exam

Covers Station 4

To be scheduled
and completed
to finalize credit

Week 14


The GRADING SCALE will be based upon a ten point grade system:
90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
Below 59% = F


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.