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Grade, SemesterYear 2 2nd semest [General Basic Subjects]
CategoryGeneral Basic Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 1credit
 Syllabus Number0A233

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 lecture, we will read some essays in German while reviewing German grammar. The purpose of this course is that you can read standard-level German sentences by your self with dictionary.
This course is designed to achieve educational goals 1, 2, and 3 of General Basic Subjects.

Course Objectives

・Students can read German sentences. (Skill)
・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 understand elementary German grammar. (Knowledge / Understanding)

Grading Policy

・Charging of translation: 60%, mini exams: 40%
・I will provide feedback on charging of translation and the mini-exams.

Textbook and Reference

ISBN: 978-4255254036
斎藤太郎/Siegfried Kohlhammer朝日出版社、2018年
(Other dictionaries are acceptable.)
(Other dictionaries are acceptable.)


・As a preparation, check the grammar and meaning of words in the next lecture and take a note of them. (60 minutes)
・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 of the text. (Half an hour)


・It is recommended to attend the course of “German 1,” “German 2,” and “German 3”.
・In this course, we will use LMS for mini-exams.


2Lektion 8: Political system ① (Passive voice)
3Lektion 8: Political system ② (zu)
4Lektion 9: Survey of the German history ① (Expressions of the past)
5Lektion 9: Survey of the German history ② (Exercises)
6Lektion 10: Music in Germany ① (Word order of a subordinate clause)
7Lektion 10: Music in Germany ② (Exercises)
8Lektion 11: Religion in Germany ① (Relative pronouns)
9Lektion 11: Religion in Germany ② (Exercises)
10Lektion 12: Two Germany ① (Participles)
11Lektion 12: Two Germany ② (Exercises)
12Lektion 13: EU and Germany ① (Subjunctive 2)
13Lektion 13: EU and Germany ② (Exercises)
14Lektion 14: Foreigners, refugees and immigrants in Germany ① (Subjunctive 1)
15Lektion 14: Foreigners, refugees and immigrants in Germany ② (Exercises)