Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language and Culture

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


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January IAP 2011



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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.

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Ellen Crocker. 21G.405 Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language and Culture. January IAP 2011. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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