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Grade, SemesterYear 1 2nd semest [General Basic Subjects]
CategoryGeneral Basic Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 1credit
 Syllabus Number0A132

Course Description

Germany is the center of the EU economy and famous for rows of houses in towns, beautiful scenery, music, literature and philosophy. In this course, you will learn German conversation in everyday situations and acquire the four beginner-level German skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Lectures incorporate group work. Pronunciation is not so difficult, so that you can enjoy learning German.
This course is designed to achieve educational goals 1, 2, and 3 of General Basic Subjects.

Course Objectives

・Students can communicate in German, such as greetings and self-introductions. (Skill)
・Students can write simple sentences in German. (Skill)
・Students can understand everyday German conversation. (Skill)
・Students can read short German sentences. (Skill)
・Students can understand elementary German grammar. (Knowledge / Understanding)

Grading Policy

・Final exam: 60%, mini exams: 40%
・I will provide feedback on the mini exams.

Textbook and Reference

Textbook『イン・ドイチュラント──ドイツ語インフォメーション 映像付──』
ISBN: 978-4255253886
(Other dictionaries are acceptable.)
(Other dictionaries are acceptable.)


・As a preparation, check the meaning of words in the next lecture and take a note of them. (Half an hour)
・As a review, check the grammar and words, and write down the exercises that you give the wrong answer. Also, practice pronunciation and listening using the audio and video of the text. (60 minutes)


・It is recommended to attend the course of “German 1” held in the first semester.
・In this course, we will use LMS for mini-exams.


1Introduction, review of the first semester
2Lektion 7: Let’s go to the cafe. ① (Prepositions)
3Lektion 7: Let’s go to the cafe. ② (Fusion of a preposition and a definite article)
4Lektion 8: Can I take a picture of the dog? ① (Modal auxiliary verbs, modal auxiliary verbs conjugation)
5Lektion 8: Can I take a picture of the dog? ② (Main meanings of modal auxiliary verbs)
6Lektion 9: What time does the train depart? ① (Separable verbs, imperative forms)
7Lektion 9: What time does the train depart? ② (Time expressions)
8Review of the first half
9Lektion 10: I’m interested in soccer. ① (Adjective conjugation)
10Lektion 10: I’m interested in soccer. ② (Reflexive pronouns and reflexive verbs)
11Lektion 11: Was it Mozart? ① (Three basic forms of verbs)
12Lektion 11: Was it Mozart? ② (Verbs conjugation (past))
13Lektion 12: What did you see in Munich? ① (The present perfect)
14Lektion 12: What did you see in Munich? ② (The present perfect of separable verbs)
15Final exam, Summary