Germanic & Asian Languages
W80 German Interim Abroad. This course is approximately four weeks long and is conducted throughout Germany . After a brief tour through northern Germany , the students spend days of study in Husum, Schleswig-Holstein , Berlin , in various locations in the former East Germany , and in the Black Forest . Course participants choose where they will travel independently during the last five days. Activities include three home stays, lectures, discussions, meetings, interviews, tours, and attendance at cultural and social events. The course goals include active participation in course activities, gains in mastery of the language, increased understanding of various religious, political, and broadly cultural phenomena of Germany , and growth in cross-cultural sensitivity. This course satisfies departmental concentration. Prerequisites: German 215 or permission of the instructor. Fee: $2,195 and up to $550 for personal and final-week costs.M. Buteyn . Off campus.
122 Intermediate German (core). This course is part of the closely integrated 121-122-123 sequence involving two semesters and the Interim. It is intended for students who have completed two years of high school German but who, on the basis of a placement test, are not prepared for 201. The course is also open, with the permission of the department, to students in teacher education programs who have had no foreign language in high school. Evaluation is based on tests, quizzes, class participation, and an exam. P. Dystra-Pruim . 8:30 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
IDIS W25 Daily Life and Culture in China . L. Herzberg.
IDIS 356 World Language Education in the Elementary School. M. Pyper.