The required 1L course studies modern practice in civil suits, including rules governing pleading, joinder of parties, discovery, jurisdiction of courts over the subject matter and parties, right to jury trial, appeals, and res judicata and collateral estoppel, with emphasis on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and their Colorado counterparts.
1L year is busy, and it is understandable if you do not have the time to read additional study materials. Luckily, Wolters Kluwer and West Academic have some great audio and video study aids you can listen to. Here are a couple of good resources:
An electronic version of the web supplement may be found here.