Course Meeting Times

Lectures: 4 sessions / week, 1 hour / session


Buy at Amazon Dollenmayer, David, and Thomas Hansen. Neue Horizonte. 6th ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. ISBN: 0618267069.

Buy at Amazon Dollenmayer, David. Workbook/Laboratory Manual for Neue Horizonte. 6th ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. ISBN: 0618410708.

Buy at Amazon Spaethling, Robert, and Eugene Weber. Literatur Eins. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1972. ISBN: 0195015509.


Buy at Amazon Zorach, Cecile, and Jacqueline Morton, eds. English Grammar for Students of German. Ann Arbor, MI: Olivia and Hill Press, 1980. ISBN: 0934034028.

Additional handouts on various aspects of culture as well as grammar and functional expressions will be distributed throughout the term.

Language Lab

Regular daily attendance at the Language Learning and Resource Center (LLARC) for short periods of time (15-20 minutes) is strongly suggested. Please record the time you spend working with the different parts of the tape system both in the lab and at home on the lab log provided (PDF). The lab log will be collected by the instructor with the Workbook/Lab Manual.


Maximum of 8 hours per week. This includes daily practice with the tapes in the LLARC and at home. It is crucial that you work regularly at a station in the LLARC, where you can practice hearing your own recorded voice in comparison with the voice on the tape.


Grades will be determined as follows:

Class Participation and Performance 40%
Four Tests 40%
Vocabulary Tests and Compositions 20%


Important Note: Homework assignments are included in the grade for class participation and performance. To be credited toward this grade, all homework must be handed in on the day it is due. There will be no final exam.