21F.405 Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language & Culture

January (IAP) 2005

Students interacting in class.
Students interacting in class. (Photograph by Prof. Ellen Crocker.)

Course Highlights

This course features, in the assignments section, sample student writing assignments and a downloadable sample vocabulary list. Also, a comprehensive calendar detailing all assignments and activities associated with the course is posted.

Course Description

Prepares students for working and living in German-speaking countries. Focus on current political, social, and cultural issues, using newspapers, journals, TV, radio broadcasts, and Web sources from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Emphasis on speaking, writing, and reading skills for professional contexts. Activities include: oral presentations, group discussions, guest lectures, and interviews with German speakers. No listeners.
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Prof. Ellen Crocker

Course Meeting Times

Five sessions / week
3 hours / session



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