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Academic Year 2005/2006
Topics in German Culture
GERM 217 FA
Discussion and written work will be based on current or very recent events and developments in Germany. Possible topics will be unification; the new Europe; environmental issues; a literary work. The course will
extensive practice in speaking and writing using structured conversation, debates, formal vocabulary-building, analysis of different types of texts--journalistic, rhetorical, poetic, visual, scholarly, etc.--and writing
in different genres.
Selections from magazines, newspapers and other sources such as anthologies, literary texts, audio and video materials. One longer work. Some grammar review and vocabulary exercises.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Weekly short papers, several oral reports, some quizzes, a final project.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
This course is designed for highly motivated students who wish to refine their language skills while learning more about 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.
Class hours may be extended to accommodate film showings or special projects.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
GRST214 OR (WUPG251 AND WUPG252)
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Grant,Vera K.B.
- Times: .M.W.F. 11:00AM-12:20PM; Location: FISK403;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: UNL)
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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