German 1. Introductory German. Taught at 9S by Petra McGillen. Introduction to written and spoken German. Intensive study of basic grammar and vocabulary through readings, oral and written drills, composition exercises, conversation, and practice in the virtual laboratory. The textbook is the 6th edition of Deutsch: Na klar!, by Di Donato et al.
German 2. Introductory German. Taught at 9S by an instructor to be announced and at 10 by Michael McGillen. The 10 o'clock section will also use the x-hour on Thursday at 12. Continued intensive study of basic grammar and vocabulary through readings, oral and written drills, composition exercises, conversation, and practice in the virtual laboratory. The textbook is the 6th edition of Deutsch: Na klar!, by Di Donato et al.
German 7. First Year Seminar. Taught at 10A by Petra McGillen. See Special Listings.
German 10.02. Intermediate German Language and Culture: From God's Subjects to Global Citizens. Taught at 12 by an instructor to be announced. This course surveys history and culture of the German-speaking lands to investigate the individual's role in a changing society. Discussions will stress the uneven path of subjects, dependent on God, the ruler, or social hierarchy, towards becoming autonomous citizens. What role has philosophy, poetry, art, architecture, or music played in this emancipation process? Thinking and writing about this question will help intermediate language learners practice grammar, acquire vocabulary, and strengthen listening, speaking, and writing skills. Conducted in German.
German 65. Topics in German Cultural Studies. Pre-War, Inter-War, Post-War: German Literature, 1900-1950. Taught at 2A by Eric Miller on a topic to be announced. Written and oral assignments help students to improve their linguistic skills while they develop the ability to read literature ranging from early modernism to the Gruppe 47. This course counts as the culminating experience for seniors majoring in German Studies, who will meet as a group during the x-hour. Open to all classes. Conducted in German.
German 85.Independent study project. By the middle of the previous term, and after consulting with a faculty member, students submit a proposal to the department.
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