Contact Information
Chairperson: Dr. Gary Abbott
Dept. Assistant: Jennifer Schafer
Phone: 732.906.2529
Fax: 732.906.4156
Email: GAbbott@middlesexcc.edu
Location: IRC 205
ESL, Languages, and Cultures
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 Contact Information
Chairperson: Dr. Gary Abbott
Dept. Assistant: Jennifer Schafer
Phone: 732.906.2529
Fax: 732.906.4156
Email: GAbbott@middlesexcc.edu
Location: IRC 205

German Courses

Elementary German I Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: GER-121

Course Description : This course is for students beginning German or with less than two years of German in secondary school. Basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing. Supporting work is done in the language laboratory.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Elementary German II Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: GER-122

Course Description : Continuation of GER 121.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

GER-121

Intermediate German I Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: GER-221

Course Description : Review and continued study of grammatical structures. Practice in listening and reading skills; emphasis on speaking and writing based on modern German short stories and cultural topics. Supporting work in the language laboratory.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

GER-122 or two years of secondary school German

Intermediate German II Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: GER-222

Course Description : Continuation of GER 221.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

GER-221 or equivalent

Modern German Literature Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: GER-224

Course Description : This course introduces students to important German writers of the modern era; the emphasis is on short stories and poems by authors from Austria, East Germany, Switzerland and West Germany.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

GER-221 or equivalent

German Culture and Civilization Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: GER-228

Course Description : This survey course is a study of the historical, political, economic, social and cultural referents of German speaking countries from pre-historic times to the present. Video programs and slide-set modules serve to illustrate points of discussion. Readings and discussions will be frequently in German.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

GER-221 or equivalent

German Conversation and Composition I Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: GER-231

Course Description : Emphasis on speaking and writing skills; vocabulary buildings in contemporary cultural, social and literary contexts; expanded study of syntax, semantics and style through example and expression.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

GER-222 or placement test achievement

German Conversation and Composition II Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: GER-232

Course Description : Continuation of GER 231.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

GER-231 or equivalent