SWEDISH 1A: Beginning Swedish

MWF 9-10 , 206 Dwinelle. Instructor: Christian Gullette

Units: 4

ENTRANCE POLICY FOR SWEDISH LANGUAGE COURSES

No auditing is permitted in Scandinavian language courses.

Berkeley faculty and staff members interested in participating in Scandinavian language classes must first consult the Scandinavian languages coordinator, Karen Moller at:  kmoller@berkeley.edu.

To enroll in a Scandinavian language course via UC Extension:  http://extension.berkeley.edu/static/studentservices/concurrent/

(Fall only.  Swedish 1B is offered in Spring.) Classes meet for three hours of instruction per week.  Students will acquire basic communicative competence in all four foreign language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) within a cultural context.

Workload: About five hours of work outside of class per week.

An oral and written midterm and final.

Text:  Rivstart A1 + A2 (textbook and exercise book)

Prerequisites:  Elementary Swedish is open to students without prior knowledge of Swedish. The course is not open to native, near-native, or heritage speakers of any Nordic language. Course cannot be repeated without prior consent from the language coordinator.