Course Description

Building on knowledge gained in German 1, or for those with a basic knowledge of German, this course will continue to develop skills in oral and written communication.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this German course, you will be able to:

  • Describe your profession or your job
  • Ask people for information if you are on a trip in Germany, Austria or Switzerland
  • Ask useful questions and give answers
  • Use polite expressions
  • Ask for a hotel room
  • Understand or leave a message on an answering machine
  • Make, postpone or cancel appointments
  • Talk to a doctor in case you are in pain
  • Ask and give directions and know how to get information at a railway station
  • Understand road maps and announcements at an airport/a railway station
  • Ask for service (i.e. ask an optometrist for glass repair)
  • Understand easy instructions
  • Understand answering machines and leave messages
  • Express disapproval or liking
  • Ask for help or advice in a department store
  • Write and understand invitation cards and letters


GER 110 German 1 or equivalent.
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6:15PM to 9:00PM
Apr 17, 2024 to Jun 26, 2024
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Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $329.00
Reading List / Textbook

Schritte International 2 (A1.2) by Niebisch et al, 2016. Textbook with CD (New Edition), ISBN: 978-3196010824. 

Available for purchase at U of C Bookstore. Visit www.calgarybookstore.ca or phone 403-220-5937.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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