GER 105 -- Spring 2004 - First Semester German
(Tentative - Subject to change)

Week

Sunday through Wednesday

 Exam - Thursday afternoon deadline

Thursday through Saturday

Jan. 14 - Jan. 24

Submit e-mail address to the instructor and become familiar with the introduction to online language study, the syllabus, and the variety of materials available online.  Practice sending sample assignments electronically.

Jan. 25 - Jan. 31

Delay - the week of the tape acquisition saga -.

Feb. 1 - Feb. 7

Start the first lesson, Einführung A.  Study the subject pronouns and submit homework for the verb kommen. Study the verbs heißen, sein, and haben.   .. Submit the verb review  exercise. Study the numbers (Zahlen), colors (Farben), and descriptive terms (Beschreibungen).

Feb. 8 - Feb. 14

Study the expressions of greeting (Begrüßen), articles of clothing (Kleidung), and parts of the body (Körper). 

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Study the command forms in German (Aufforderungen).

Feb. 15 - Feb. 21

Start the second lesson, Einführung B.  Review the verbs kommen, heißen, sein, and haben.  Do the section on possessive adjectives.

Einführung A 

Einführung B - Do the sections on the definite articles and the plural forms of nouns.  Continue work on the plural forms. Das Klassenzimmer. Die Kleidung. Der Körper.

Feb. 22 - Feb. 28

Einführung B - Learn the vocabulary for the family (die Familie), the weather (das Wetter), the months (die Monate), the seasons (die Jahrezeiten), and the days of the week (die Tage der Woche).

Einführung A .

Einführung B - Do the section on clothing and colors, and review for the exam.

Feb. 29 - Mar. 6

Start Kapitel 1 - Present tense of verbs: Übung 1, Übung 2, Übung 3. Gern/nicht gern. Übung 4, Übung 5.

 
Einführung B

Kapitel 1 - Freizeit, Telling time.  Situation 6, Übung 6. Separable prefix verbs. Übung 9.
Mar. 7 - Mar. 13 Kapitel 1 - Separable prefix verbs. Übung 10, Herr Wagner. Sofies Leben.

Einführung B

Kapitel 1 - Interviews. Übung 11, Übung 12.
Mar. 14 - Mar. 20 Spring Break

Spring Break

Spring Break
Mar. 21 - Mar. 27

Wrap up Kapitel 1.

Make-up Exam

Wrap up Kapitel 1.

Mar. 28 - Apr. 3 Start Kapitel 2.  Study the section on the stem-vowel changing verbs in the Plan and on pages 104-105. Übung 8, Übung  9, Übung 10, Situation 10, Situation 16.

Kapitel 1

Kapitel 2. Study the formation of the du imperative on page 106.  Übung 11, Übung  12, Übung  13.
Apr. 4 - Apr. 10 Kapitel 2.  Study the accusative case materials in the Plan and on pages 98-102.  Submit the vocabulary lists for Besitz 1, Besitz 2, and Besitz 3.  

Kapitel 1

Kapitel 2.  Study the possessive adjective material in the Plan and on pages 101-102. Übung 5, Übung  6, Übung 7.
Apr. 11 - Apr. 17 Kapitel 3 - Study the first group of modal auxiliary verbs (können, wollen, mögen). Submit Übung 2 and Grammatik 3.1.

Kapitel 2.

Kapitel 3 - Study the second group of modals (müssen, sollen, dürfen). Submit Grammatik 3.2 and Situation 8. 
Apr. 18 - Apr. 24 Kapitel 3 - Study the section on the accusative case. Submit Übung 7 and Situation 9. Study the material on dependent clauses. Submit Übungen 8 and 9.

Kapitel 2

Kapitel 3 - Study the expressions describing mental and physical conditions. Submit Grammatik 3.4-3.5 and Situation 15.
Apr. 25 - May 1 

Kapitel 3

.Kapitel 3

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May 2 - May 7

Finals week.  It's too late to do anything.