German Culture Today|
Readings, class discussion, and written work will be based on current and recent events and developments in Germany. Topics will include Germany's place in the new Europe and the world, Germany as a multicultural society, and German contemporary culture. The course will provide extensive practice in speaking, reading, listening, and writing in German and using literary and nonliterary texts, as well as audio and visual materials. Structured conversation, debates, and analysis of different types of texts, along with writing assignments in a variety of genres, will strengthen proficiency in German and prepare students for 300-level courses.
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|Course Format: Language||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GRST-MN)(GRST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
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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: |
Weekly short papers, with rewrites to improve grammar and style; several oral reports; a final project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course is designed for 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): Bork-Goldfield,Iris Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: FISK312; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 16||SR major: 2||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 4||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 1||JR non-major: 3||SO: 3||FR: 3|
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