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
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim and Jennifer Redmann. SCHREIBEN LERNEN. A WRITING GUIDE FOR LEARNERS OF GERMAN. Yale University Press 2012. ISBN 978-0-300-16603-3
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Frequent short papers, with revisions 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): Baeumel,Martin Times: ...W.F. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: FISK403; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 16||SR major: 2||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 10||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 1||JR non-major: 3||SO: 3||FR: 3|
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