Courses of Study 2014-2015 
    
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Courses of Study 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GERST 2040 - Perspectives on German Culture


(CA-AS) Satisfies Option 1.      
Fall. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: GERST 2000  or placement by exam (placement score and CASE). GERST 2040 is the prerequisite for Study Abroad in a German-speaking country.

D. McBride.

This course aims at sharpening your awareness of personal and cultural subjectivity by examining texts in a variety of media against the backdrop of cultural, political, and historical contexts.  We will focus on improving your oral and written expression of idiomatic German by giving attention to more sophisticated aspects of using enriched vocabulary in a variety of conversational contexts and written genres. Materials will include readings in contemporary prose, newscasts, research at the Johnson Art Museum, and interviews with native speakers on a topic of contemporary cultural relevance.



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