This course helps you develop skills and strategies to handle correctly oral and written communication tasks in different cultural fields. This course deals with increasingly complicated issues in various fields, for instance art, literature, communication and science. You will be introduced to some of the most beautiful works of literature in German language as well as to the works of German filmmakers.
The aim of this course is participation in the cultural and academic life in German language. Grammatically, this course concentrates on the use of indirect speech. This will enable the students to take an active part in all sorts of discussions, debates and writings about any subject of cultural and academic interest as well as analyse the language used in texts, lectures and discussions to portray specific stylistic, social and cultural aspects. The vocabulary should reach ca. 1300-1500 words, sufficient for participation in all kinds of everyday and academic discussions.
- Teacher: Kathrin Twiesselmann-Steigerwald