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The German Club _____________________________ Sponsors German film nights Participates in the weekly German conversation hour (Kaffeestunde) Study Abroad Opportunities _____________________________ Organized a German soccer team and participated in the Soccer “World Cup” of the - Spring Break in Berlin Language Clubs at CUA - Summer in Austria - Summer or Semester in Eichstätt, Bavaria Plans excursions to many cultural events in o Info at: http://www.ku-eichstaett.de/ DC, including concerts, lectures, and movies, Internationales/ sommerkurs/eichstaett.en - Semester in Berlin visits to the Goethe Institut and the o Info at: http://web.fuberlin.de/fubest/ Embassies of Germany and Austria Degrees Offered _____________________________ The German Club is open to all students of German and all German - Major in German speakers and friends! GERMAN - Major in German & Secondary Education - Minor in German Contact Dr. Bornholdt (Faculty Advisor) & Join CUA’s German Club on Facebook Contact Information _____________________________ AT THE Dr. Hanna Marks (email@example.com) CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY Dr. Claudia Bornholdt (firstname.lastname@example.org) OF AMERICA Dr. Kerstin Gaddy (email@example.com) The German Program Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures 208 McMahon Hall The Catholic University of America 620 Michigan Avenue NE FALL 2009 Washington, DC 20064 (202) 319-5240 Department of Modern Languages http://modernlanguages.cua.edu and Literatures http://faculty.cua.edu/bornholdt/german.htm Basic Language Courses Literature Courses _____________________________ _____________________________ Ger 101: Elementary German I Ger 330: German Theater: Dr. Gaddy MWF 9:10am; Lab: T 9:10/10:10 am Text & Performance Dr. Bornholdt MWF 10:10am; Lab: T 9:10/10:10 am MW 5:10pm This course is designed for students with little or no prior experience with German. This course, taught in German, introduces The course provides an introduction to the students to central theories of drama that have th basic principles of language necessary for influenced German playwrights from the 18 written and oral communication. Students century to the present. After close reading of use fundamental vocabulary and grammar plays by major German authors, students will th structures to talk about daily life and gain discuss a number of short plays by 20 century insights into aspects of German culture dramatists and select one for performance. through simple readings and Internet Assignments include analytical papers, Advanced Language Courses presentations, a play bill, and the staging of a activities. The class meets three days per week, plus one additional lab session in _____________________________ play. All readings and discussions will be in the multimedia classroom. German. Prerequisite: German 204 or Ger 203: Advanced German I: German equivalent. Through Film Ger 103: Intermediate German I Dr. Gaddy Ger 220: Austria Dr. Bornholdt MWF 11:10am MWF 1:10pm; Lab: W 12:10pm in Literature & the Arts This course focuses on recent developments in Dr. Bornholdt modern and contemporary German society and MWF 3:10pm This course introduces additional grammar and vocabulary, builds speaking and culture as reflected in German film. Students learn reading skills, and prepares students to and use basic terminology and vocabulary to talk This course, taught in English, explores th deal with basic communicative tasks in and write about film. The four modalities will be Austrian literary works of the 20 century with German. Students read contemporary developed by watching and discussing German an emphasis on the themes of nation, identity texts on various aspects of the culture and feature films and videos, extensive grammar and memory. It examines the relationship civilization found in the German-speaking review, reading excerpts of screen plays and other between the literary texts and contemporary countries. The class meets three days per texts, writing and correcting five essays, art, architecture, music, and film in their week, plus one additional lab session in translating short texts, and producing short videos. historical, social, and intellectual contexts. the multimedia classroom. Prerequisite: C- Prerequisite: German 104 or equivalent. Students are encouraged to participate in a or better in German 102, appropriate study-abroad program in Austria in the placement score or equivalent. subsequent summer. Fulfills Humanities or Ger 500: German for Reading Literature requirement. Knowledge Dr. Marks TTh 3:35pm The fundamentals of German grammar and rapid reading and analysis of German texts. Passing this course fulfills the graduate language requirement.
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