2020 German Seminar: Culture and Society 2

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Academic unit or major
Second foreign language courses
Instructor(s)
Yamazaki Taro 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed5-6(W611)  
Group
-
Course number
LAL.G432
Credits
1
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2020/3/24
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course is designed primarily for the students who are interested in Germany. Students read various German texts which are concerned with German
culture, society, history, technology, literature etc..
In tihs course students will be able to read high-level German texts and they will be able to understand the German people and their mentality.

Student learning outcomes

In the end of this course, students will be able to
1) read high-level German texts. 2) understand the German people and their mentality widely.

Keywords

German, German culture and society, German grammar, communication skills,

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

In every class students read and translate the text. Students are requested to prepare for lessons.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 read essay (1)――Philosophy of life. Encouragement by Kaestner. Acquire grammar and vocabulary for reading.
Class 2 read essay (2)――Philosophy of life. Encouragement by Kaestner. Acquire grammar and vocabulary for reading.
Class 3 read essay (3)――Philosophy of life. Encouragement by Kaestner. Acquire grammar and vocabulary for reading.
Class 4 read essay (4)――Philosophy of life. Encouragement by Kaestner. Acquire grammar and vocabulary for reading.
Class 5 read essay (5)――Philosophy of life. Encouragement by Kaestner. Acquire grammar and vocabulary for reading.
Class 6 read essay (6)――Philosophy of life. Encouragement by Kaestner. Acquire grammar and vocabulary for reading.
Class 7 read essay (7)――Philosophy of life. Encouragement by Kaestner. Acquire grammar and vocabulary for reading.
Class 8 review--variety of expressions Acquire grammar and vocabulary for reading.

Textbook(s)

The instructor will indicate during class.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

German-Japanese dictionary is necessary.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed on their exercises (translate, understand and read) and test in classes.

Related courses

  • German:Basic Course
  • German:Intermediate Course
  • German: Advanced Course
  • German Conversation

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

To have completed German Basic Course and Intermediate Course is desirable.

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