Acadia University Online Course Catalog

2020 - 2021

German

Department School Year


Course Title Offered in 2020
F/W INT COR Last Offered
GERM NOTE CROSS-LISTED COURSE FOR GERM       -
IDST 3463 and IDST 3473.
GERM 1013 GERMAN FOR BEGINNERS 1 Yes     2020-F/W
Students acquire basic speaking, reading and writing skills in German by using different learning tools (project work, internet and online tasks, video clips etc.). A variety of group and pair-activities combined with grammatical instruction will provide students with ample opportunity to strengthen and increase their communication skills.
GERM 1023 GERMAN FOR BEGINNERS 2 Yes     2020-F/W
Students acquire basic speaking, reading and writing skills in German by using different learning tools (project work, internet and online tasks, video clips etc.). A variety of group and pair-activities combined with grammatical instruction will provide students with ample opportunity to strengthen and increase their communication skills. Prereq: Germ 1013 or equiv.
GERM 2013 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN 1 Yes     2020-F/W
After a quick review of basics, new grammatical structures are introduced. Comprehension and speaking as well as writing are practised, using as aids, texts and slides on modern Germany. Prereq: Germ 1023 or equiv.
GERM 2023 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN 2 Yes     2020-F/W
After a quick review of basics, new grammatical structures are introduced. Comprehension and speaking as well as writing are practised, using as aids, texts and slides on modern Germany. Prereq: Germ 2013 or equiv.
GERM 2513 INTERMED CONVERSA GERMAN 1 Yes     2020-F/W
The emphasis is on the acquisition of vocabulary, idioms and sentence structure necessary for dealing with situations in everyday life as well as for mastering conversations on relevant topics. Written work is involved and the language laboratory may be used. Grammar is reviewed on an ad hoc basis only. Prereq or coreq: Germ 2013 or permission of dept.
GERM 2523 INTERMED CONVERSA GERMAN 2 Yes     2020-F/W
The emphasis is on the acquisition of vocabulary, idioms and sentence structure necessary for dealing with situations in everyday life as well as for mastering conversations on relevant topics. Written work is involved. Grammar is reviewed on an ad hoc basis only. Prereq or coreq: Germ 2023 or permission of dept.
GERM 2813 INTRO GERMAN CULTURE/LIT 1       2014-F/W
In the past 130 years Germany played a pivotal role in Europe. What is unique about Germany? This course attempts to answer these questions with historical and contemporary texts, films and other media, and through literature. This course is taught in English. Prereq: second year standing
GERM 2823 INTRO GERMAN CULTURE/LIT 2       2014-F/W
Continuation of Germ 2813. Prereq: second year standing
GERM 2913 FROM WAR TO WAR       1999-F/W
Reflections of German political and social history from WWI to WWII through its literature. Through selected readings in German literature, this course looks at how German authors define the German nation and its pivotal role in history, especially in World War I and the Third Reich. This course is taught in English.
GERM 2923 DIVISION & UNIFICATION       1999-F/W
Reflections of German political and social history from the end of WWII to the fall of the Wall though its literature. Selected readings in this course examine Germany and Germans in the post World War II era, their retrospective interpretation of the war and their view of the place of a divided, then reunited Germany in the world. This course is taught in English.
GERM 3013 ADVANCED GERMAN 1       2019-F/W
Main topics are speaking, reading, writing German at the advanced level, review of German grammar, introduction to written composition, discussion of nonfictional and fictional German texts. Prereq: Germ 2023 or permission of department
GERM 3023 ADVANCED GERMAN 2       2018-F/W
Main topics are speaking, reading, writing German at the advanced level, review of German grammar, introduction to written composition, discussion of nonfictonal and fictional German texts. Prereq: Germ 3013
GERM 3313 MODERN/CONTEMP GERMAN LIT 1       2019-F/W
A study of literary developments in Germany from the turn of the century to World War II.
GERM 3323 MODERN/CONTEMP GERMAN LIT 2       2018-F/W
A study of literary developments in Germany since World War II.
GERM 3413 HISTORY OF GERMAN LIT 1       2020-F/W
A survey of literary and cultural developments from the beginnings of German literature until the age of Enlightenment. Prereq: permission of the department
GERM 3423 HISTORY OF GERMAN LIT 2 Yes     2020-F/W
A survey of literary and cultural developments from the late eighteenth to twentieth century.
GERM 3503 REFORMATION/ENLIGHTENMENT       1996-F/W
This course will focus on the study of representative authors of this period such as Martin Luther, Hans Sachs, Martin Opitz, J.J.C. von Grimmelshausen, J.C. Gottsched, and G.E. Lessing.
GERM 3603 CLASCL PER. & EARLY ROMANTICS       2017-F/W
A survey of the major ideas and literature of the classical period. The attention focuses on the works of Goethe and Schiller. Introduction to the theoretical and poetic works of early romantic authors such as Wackenroder, Tieck, Schlegel, and Novalis.
GERM 3703 PRE-REALIST PERIOD       2016-F/W
This course deals with the literature from the age which overlaps Classicism and Romanticism and includes authors, dramatists and poets who do not fit in those categories or certain works by otherwise Classicism and Romantic poets that cannot be seen as belonging (completely) to Classicism and Romanticism. The course will study a cross section of plays, novellas and poems by Heinrich von Kleist, Eduard Mörike, Franz Grillparzer, Georg Büchner, Heinrich Heine, Adalbert Stifter.
GERM 3803 REALISM       2016-F/W
This course focuses on the literature of the age of Realism which lies roughly between 1850 and 1900. It will include works by Gottfried Keller, Wilhelm Raabe, Theodor Storm, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, the early Thomas Mann, and Friedrich Nietzsche. Special emphasis will be placed on the works of Theodor Fontane.
GERM 4813 INDIVIDUAL READINGS       2017-F/W
 
GERM 4823 INDIVIDUAL READINGS       2015-F/W
 
GERM 4996 HONOURS THESIS       2014-F/W
 

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