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German Culture Today
GRST 217
Fall 2010
Section: 01  

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.

Essential Capabilities: 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.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA GRST
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: GRST214
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GRST-MN)(GRST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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