Deutsch für Anfänger is a self-contained, online (asynchronous), conversation-based beginning German course designed for adults and built around high-quality, original, electronic materials designed by the Dr. Lehman and requiring no extra purchase. Topics to be covered include: formal and informal introductions, talking about origins and home towns, shopping, traveling, eating, clothing and colors, the weather, family life, marriage, hobbies, and more. Although students will generally be discovering German and practicing grammar individually through the online system, there will be optional bi-weekly opportunities for conversation practice with the professor and other students though live video technology.
This course will be held entirely online, with biweekly Zoom meetings. The course is designed to combine TPR (Total Physical Response) methodologies with digital media to create a language learning environment suitable for safe distance education. The class will introduce participants to the Cherokee language and culture through vocabulary modeled around experiencing and expressing the five senses. By the end of this course, participants will be able to describe common experiences in their everyday lives through simple Cherokee sentences.