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