German Culture Today|
Readings, class discussion, and written work will be based on current and recent events and developments in Germany. Topics will include the new Europe and the world, Germany as a multicultural society, German pop culture, contemporary culture. The course will provide extensive practice in speaking and writing, using structured conversation, debates, analysis of different types of texts--journalistic, rhetorical, poetic, visual, scholarly, etc.--and writing assignments in different genres.
Intercultural Literacy, Writing
Writing: Students will practice different levels of diction and master the vocabulary and sentence structures appropriate to a variety of subject matters. They will improve their ability to write correctly and effectively in German.
Intercultural Literacy: Students will gain insight into the political, social, and cultural life of a country whose contributions and political role make it a leader in the world.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GRST-MN)(GRST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Selections from magazines, newspapers, and other sources such as anthologies, literary works, audio and video materials, contemporary films. Some grammar review, vocabulary-building exercises.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Bi-weekly short papers, several oral reports, a final project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course is designed for highly motivated students who wish to refine their language skills while learning more about contemporary German culture. It counts toward the major in German Studies. Attendance at lectures and functions sponsored by the German Studies Department and the German Haus may be required.
|Instructor(s): Hoecker,Arne Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: FISK116; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: UNL||SR major: UNL||JR major: UNL|| || |
|Seats Available: UNL||GRAD: UNL||SR non-major: UNL||JR non-major: UNL||SO: UNL||FR: UNL|
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