Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
German and German Studies

Academics

German 398. Experimental Courses

Advanced Conversation and Composition

This course is an advanced study of the application of vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammatical structures necessary for effective written and oral communication. Students will explore a wide array of topics in contemporary German culture, politics, and society while strengthening their abilities to write, read, and speak German. Class discussions and homework assignments are based on a variety of textual and audio-visual materials.

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Postwar German Culture and Politics

This course offers a broad exploration of German culture after 1945. Using various kinds of written and visual texts students will explore a wide array of topics in contemporary German culture, politics, and society. While deepening their comprehension of German literature and film, students will acquire advanced proficiency in vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammatical structures necessary for effective written and oral communication. Taught in German.