Basic building blocks of grammar, emphasis on oral communication and culture. Fall, also taught in Munich. Fulfills foreign language requirement (1998). Modern language 101 requirement (2019).
Continuation of German I with more emphasis on grammar and developing writing skills. Emphasis still on oral communication and culture.
May also be offered at 250, 350 and 450 levels.
Review of basic structures and introduction of more advanced aspects of grammar and vocabulary. Increased emphasis on conversation, reading and writing skills.
Continuation of German 201. Increased emphasis on discussion skills. Students read and discuss two youth novels.
May also be offered at 360 and 460 levels.
May also be offered at the 390 level.
Analysis and discussion of literary and cultural texts and films from 1945 to the present. Further development of writing skills.
Analysis and discussion of youth literature, as well as journalism and film aimed at German youth.
Advanced grammar work and writing practice, with increased attention to complexity and style.
Analysis and discussion of German films and literature of the Weimar Republic, as well as short texts of cultural, political and historical relevance.
Students will explore more advanced approaches to culture and literature and conduct research on a final paper. The seminar will focus on pre-19th century, 19th century, and 20th century/contemporary material in a three-year sequence. Required of majors.