Spring 2012 not offered
|Certificates: International Relations|
This course typically follows GRST101 and 102 and increases students' proficiency in the German language while they learn about different cities and regions in the German-speaking world. Working interactively, students engage in cultural activities with authentic readings and contextualized grammar in a unifying context. Through exposure to a variety of texts and text types, students develop oral and written proficiency in description and narration as well as discourse strategies for culturally authentic interaction with native speakers. Classes focus on an active use of the language. Film, music, and other audio clips are regularly integrated into the course to increase students' listening comprehension. Through regular essay assignments, students expand their vocabulary and apply increasingly diverse writing techniques. Among our goals are improved communication and reading skills, an expanded vocabulary, more accurate and diverse written expression, and greater insight into historical and cultural features of the German-speaking world.
Speaking: Intensive practice, building fluency, vocabulary, expressive range.
Writing: progression from simple to more complex expression; strong emphasis on grammatical correctness.
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|Course Format: Language||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(GLEN-MN)(GRST-MN)(GRST)
Literary texts and other materials as described above. A review grammar.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Regular grammar exercises. Frequent tests, short writing assignments. Performance of skits. Final examination.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Regular attendance essential. One additional class hour per week is provided by lengthening class sessions. Please allow for these longer-than-standard classes when planning your schedule.
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