Junior Freshman Year
German language: written and oral; systematic grammar review; development of both fluency and accuracy.
Introduction to the study of literature: reading and discussion of modern texts in their historical contexts - how they relate to modern German culture and society - and in their various textual forms - novels, short stories, plays, poems.
Textual analysis: practical work in the close reading and analysis of literary and non-literary texts in German.
Introduction to Area studies: the society, culture, history and institutions of the German-speaking countries.
Wherever possible and appropriate, classes are conducted in German.