Beginning Language Instruction


The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures offers beginning language instruction in German and Swedish and Yiddish. 

All three levels of German are offered each semester and in the summer term. 

Language courses in Swedish and Yiddish are offered less frequently.


German 110X.01 classes meet in-person Tuesdays through Fridays.
German 110X.61 is the DL option.


New Textbook in German is being phased in 2021-22!

  • The new textbook for 1101.01 in AU21 will be Impuls Deutsch 1 
  • In SP 2022, Impuls Deutsch 1 will be required for the first two levels of German, in-person and DL.
  • By AU 2022, all three levels of German, in-person and DL, will require Impuls Deutsch 1 
  • Read more at the Klett/Ohio State webpage: 

German 110X.51 & 110X.61 German Individualized Instruction self-paced courses will continue to use the textbooks in the Netzwerk series.


For more information about German Placement exams, contact the CLLC.

Students with credit for German 1103.xx may complete the GC language sequence by participating in our Dresden Study Abroad Program.