Intensive, introductory course combines first two semesters of German language instruction. Introduction to language and culture of modern German-speaking world. Practice in spoken and written German (speaking, listening, reading, writing) across variety of everyday, real-life situations and genres. Course takes functional communicative approach focusing on development of interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational skills. No previous German language study required. Ideal for highly motivated students and those interested in refreshing knowledge of foundational grammar and vocabulary structures.