Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
German and German Studies


German 298. Experimental Courses

These courses are taught in English. German majors have the option to get 300-level credit with extra reading and work assignments in German.

Advanced Conversation

The course is designed for those who seek to practice and develop conversational skills in German. By discussing authentic German texts, film clips and audio tapes on a variety of topics we will practice strategies for conversations, debates and argumentations. Class will include hands-on grammar exercises to foster and bolster grammatical knowledge necessary for conversation.


Introduction to German Literature

This course, taught in English, introduces students to the literary and cultural world of German-speaking countries. Through an eclectic selection of text and other visual materials, we will study literary works of different periods (18th-century to 21st-century) and genres (novel, short story, drama, poetry) in their cultural and sociopolitical contexts.