GERMAN 425 - Advanced German
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
GERMAN 325, 326 or permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
Taught in German. GERMAN 426 may be taken independently of GERMAN 425.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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Description

This course is designed to be a forum where students can improve their German language skills in the areas of speaking and writing, as well as reading and listening comprehension, on an advanced level. Students are exposed to a variety of styles of written and spoken German in order to improve their reading and listening abilities. German-language news media and current events affecting contemporary German society and language usage form a significant part of the course’s curriculum. Significant and influential events and cultural phenomena of the distant and recent past are also incorporated into course materials.

Course Requirements:

The grade for this course will be calculated as follows:
Attendance: 20%
Participation: 25%
5 Essays and rewrites on a variety of engaging topics: 55%

Intended Audience:

The course is designed for students who are prepared for the 400-level of German, who wish to improve their language skills in the areas of speaking and writing, as well as in reading and listening comprehension.

Class Format:

In-person, seminar format. All readings and discussions will be in German.

Schedule

GERMAN 425 - Advanced German
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
11282
Open
7
 
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MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
002 (REC)
 In Person
15682
Open
6
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22

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