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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.