21F.404 German IV

Spring 2005

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

Course Highlights

This course features a comprehensive calendar that details assignments and activities included in the course. In addition, sample student work may be downloaded.

Course Description

This course focuses on development of interpretive skills, using literary texts (B. Brecht, S. Zweig) and contemporary media texts (film, TV broadcasts, Web materials). The emphasis is on discussion and exploration of cultural topics in their current social, political, and historical context via hypermedia documentaries. It also covers further refinement of oral and written expression and expansion of communicative competence in practical everyday situations.

Technical Requirements

Media player software, such as QuickTime® PlayerRealOne™ Player, or Windows Media® Player, is required to run the .mp3 files found on this course site.

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Prof. Ellen Crocker

Course Meeting Times

Four sessions / week
1 hour / session



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