Senior Freshman & Junior Sophister Year
The second year programme in TSM German combines core elements with a range of optional Seminars which allow students to develop their own special fields of interest within Germanic studies. The same applies to the third year.
However, either second year or (more common) the third year may be spent abroad (see below). Thus, the second year language programme aims particularly to prepare students for study abroad during the third year. To that end students write more extensive pieces of German, hear lectures in German and develop their reading skills. Nearly all second and third year classes are conducted in German.
Core elements SF:
Language courses with a focus on the German university system and ‘Fachsprache’
Lecture on cultural history of the German speaking countries
Introductory classes in Germanic linguistics and Medieval literature.
Core elements JS:
Language courses with a focus on a variety of text types and styles, translation.
Lectures on ‘Author and Society”