German (GRM)

GRM 101 Elementary German I, GRM 102 Elementary German II, GRM 201 Intermediate German I and GRM 202 Intermediate German II require that students contact the language coordinator in order to gain proficiency credits.

GRM 202 Intermediate German II may be used to fulfill the humanities requirement for the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Fine Arts, and Associate in Engineering Science degrees.

All GRM courses numbered 100 and above may be used to fulfill the liberal education requirement for the Associate of Applied Science degree.

All GRM courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the AA and AS degrees.

GRM 101 Elementary German I (4)(4,0)

Designed for students who have no previous background in German. Includes essentials of grammar, pronunciation, practice in sentence structure, elementary composition and conversation. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of the following skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 CHT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019 Prerequisite:None. Students who are native speakers or who have previous knowledge of the language are strongly encouraged to take placement testing in the Testing Center. Students may apply to receive (proficiency) credit for each course for which they demonstrate mastery through placement testing.   None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

GRM 102 Elementary German II (4)(4,0)

Continuation of GRM 101, Elementary German. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019 Prerequisite:Grade of C or better in GRM 101; one year of H.S. German with grade of C or better; one semester of German in college with a grade of C or better; or placement. GRM 101 or 1 year H.S. German or 1 college semester German or placement

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

GRM 201 Intermediate German I (4)(4,0)

Includes grammar review from GRM 101 and 102. Specifically focuses on more complex grammatical concepts, composition, vocabulary building and practice in conversation. Supplementary intermediate level material may be read in class or as outside assignments. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019 Grade of C or better in GRM 102; two years of H.S. German with grade of C or better; two semesters of German in college with a grade of C or better; or placement. Prerequisite: GRM 102 or 2 years H.S. German or 2 college semesters German or placement

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

GRM 202 Intermediate German II (4)(4,0)

Course begins with brief GRM 201 grammar review. Additional activities focus on studying and applying increasingly complex grammatical concepts and vocabulary. Supplementary intermediate level material may be read, listened to or watched in class or as outside assignments. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H1 900 Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019:Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Other: Grade of C or better in GRM 201; three years of H.S. German with grade of C or better; three semesters of German in college with a grade of C or better; or placement. Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Other: GRM 201 or 3 years H.S. German or 3 college semesters German or placement.+

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

GRM 211 Conversational German I (3)(3,0)

Conversational course allowing students to apply basic language skills learned in elementary German classes. Students develop confidence in speaking as they interact with each other and with instructor in German. Guidance is provided for discussion topics, vocabulary use and grammatical structure. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available NOTE: This course is not a substitute for GRM 201 and 202 which are required for Foreign Language majors.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019 Prerequisite:Grade of C or better in GRM 102; or two years of H.S. German with grade of C or better; or two semesters of German in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.   GRM 102 or 2 years H.S. German or 2 college semesters German or placement Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in GRM 201 or higher

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

GRM 212 Conversational German II (3)(3,0)

Students aim at becoming more fluent speakers, as all conversations in class will be in German. Specifically assigned discussion topics focus on expanding vocabulary use and gaining confidence in the application of grammatical principles. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available NOTE: This course is not a substitute for GRM 201 and 202, which Foreign Language majors must take to complete requirements.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019 Prerequisite:Grade of C or better in GRM 211; grade C or better in GRM 201; three years of H.S. German with grade of C or better; three semesters of German in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.   GRM 201 or 3 years H.S. German or 3 college semesters German or placement Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in GRM 202 or higher

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

GRM 261 German Conversation Composition (3)(3,0)

Intensive work aimed at developing and improving speaking and writing skills. Considerable attention paid to spontaneous conversation styles and precise composition work. The increase of comprehension skills will be supported by the use of audio and video tapes and films. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019:Grade of C or better in GRM 202; four years of H.S. German with grade of C or better; four semesters of German in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.   GRM 202 or 4 years H.S. German or 4 college semesters German or placement

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

GRM 262 Advanced German Composition Conv (3)(3,0)

Continuation of GRM 261, German Composition and Conversation, with emphasis on compositions based on literary works of major authors, current newspapers and periodicals. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019:Grade of C or better in GRM 261; or five semesters of German in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.   GRM 261 or 5 college semesters German or placement

Semester(s) Offered: Varies