German 100 – Kronenberg

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Tue 5/17 (12-1PM)
Wed. 5/18 (12-1PM)

Links: Leo dictionary; Deutsche Welle; Duolingo

Hausaufgabe (homework)

Wed. 5/18 (2-6PM)

Intercultural communication (Claudia Heiß, Saarland University)

Thur. 5/19 (10:30-12:00)
  • The German Language, part II
  • The Awful German Language
  • the alphabet
  • MfG
  • intro to grammar: sentence structure; cases and endings; clauses; capitalization; writing in German; compounds
  • Supergeil Werbung



  • Observe a few German business transactions (e.g. in a store). What do you notice? What’s different than in the U.S.? (This could also be used for your portfolio…)
  • Find 3 products during our excursion that you wouldn’t find in the U.S.
Fri. 5/20 (12-1PM)
  • Hausaufgabe
  • The German Language, part III
  • How to learn a language
  • “r”
  • Vokabelbilder
  • Essen und Trinken
  • Zungenbrecher: Fischers Fritze fischt frische Fische, frische Fische fischt Fischers Fritze.


  • Make a list of 10 food items (auf Deutsch!), meals and/or drinks that you have had since you arrived in Germany. Please indicate your top 3. Please post them here. (Text is fine, but if you have an image, it would be nice if you could add it!)
  • Greet three people in German!
Sat. 5/21 (12-1PM)
Sun. 5/22

no course

Mon. 5/23 (3:00-5:30)
  • German culture, part II


Think about

  • the most beautiful thing you’ve encountered
  • the ugliest or most annoying thing you’ve encountered
  • a novel product
  • a novel food item
  • a facet about German history or culture that surprised you the most

Write them down in your portfolio

Tue 5/24 (10:30-12)
Wed. 5/25 (10:30-12:30)
Thur. 5/26 (17-18)
  • German Film and Media
  • Schwarzfahrer
  • Sendung mit der Maus
Fri. 5/27
  • Excursion
Sat. 5/28
  • Exkursion
Sun. 5/29 (3-4PM 6-7PM)
Tue 5/31
  • German in the community; projects
Wed. 6/1
  • German in the community; projects
Thur. 6/2
  • German in the community; projects
Fri.  6/3
  • Final discussion and conclusion