313 Honors German III

2 semesters, 1 credit (With SLU 1818 option)

Open to juniors and seniors

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of B (3.33) in 312 German II and teacher approval. To qualify for the 1818 option through Saint Louis University, a student must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.33.

Honors German III will focus on various applications of the German language and culture, thereby improving the students’ conversation, reading, and writing skills in the target language. College credit can be earned in the Spring Semester.

This course may be taken for college credit. If a student elects to take this course for college credit (St. Louis University course GR 1010, 3 credits), an additional fee will apply.


By the completion of this course, students will be able to…

  1. Communicate their everyday needs with relative ease and fluency.
  2. Express themselves in different tenses.
  3. Understand cultural differences.
  4. Read level-appropriate German texts.
  5. Write stories in German.
  6. Make short movie clips in German with a memorized script.
  7. Practice listening comprehension skills.
  8. Book a German trip, using the German railroad system and the German Youth Hostel websites.


By the completion of this course, students will know…

  1. Holiday traditions in the German-speaking world
  2. Grammatical structures 
  3. Application of future, present, narrative, and conventional past tenses, including modal verbs 
  4. The significance of the “Loreley”
  5. Grimm’s fairy-tale Rotkappchen 

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This curriculum last updated on January 4, 2019, by the Foreign Language Department.