Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language and Culture

A photo montage of students participating in class activities.

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

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MIT Course Number

21F.405

As Taught In

January IAP 2011

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

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.

Crocker, Ellen. 21F.405 Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language and Culture, January IAP 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/global-studies-and-languages/21f-405-germany-today-intensive-study-of-german-language-and-culture-january-iap-2011 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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