Germanic & Asian Languages
GERM W80 German Interim Abroad. Participants engage with and improve their knowledge of the German language and culture on this study experience, which includes stays in Schleswig-Holstein, Berlin, locations in former East Germany, and in the Black Forest. Activities include three home stays, lectures, discussions, interviews, tours, and attendance at cultural and social events. Course participants choose where they will travel independently during the last five days. 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 intercultural sensitivity. This course satisfies departmental concentration. Prerequisites: German 215 and permission of the instructor. Course dates: December 28, 2008 - January 24, 2009. Fee: $2597 and up to $600 for personal and final-week costs. C. Roberts. Off campus.
GERM 122 Intermediate German. 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. Prerequisite: FREN 121. M. Buteyn. 8:30 to noon and 2:00 to 3:00.