This intensive program provides beginners a solid introduction to German. Students who complete the course successfully will complete the equivalent of the 1st-Year curriculum at Indiana University and will reach a proficiency of Intermediate Low or better. They will be able to communicate in day-to-day situations in German, will be able to read and write effectively on familiar topics, and will have a solid foundation for further study or travel. The program introduces German culture through work with authentic materials and media, as well as German activities and structured interactions with German speakers.
- 160 hours of instruction
- 20+ hours of co-curricular activities
- ACTFL proficiency certificate
- FLAS eligible
The program is open to all, including
- IU and non-IU students
- graduate and undergraduate students
- high-school students over age 16
HOUSING AND MEALS
Housing in Willkie Center is included in your Workshop fee. You will stay in an air-conditioned single room, sharing a lounge with other students of your language.
Summer dining options are limited. We recommend that you cook in the Willkie Hall kitchen or eat in local eateries.
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Nikole Langjahr is a senior lecturer in the IU Germanic Studies Department. She obtained her MA at Stuttgart University (Germany) and her MAT at Indiana University Bloomington, and has taught German since 1996. Her interests include reading, cooking, and traveling.