Courses Summer 2020

 


FSU CAMPUS:

GEW 4930 / GET 5525 / FOL 5934 (German Cinema):
Around the World in 40 Days: International Cities in German Cinema.
Tu/Thur: SUMMER B, 2:00 – 5:15 pm
Instructor: Dr. Christian Weber
Email: cweber@fsu.edu

This course invites you on a journey to many cities – on film. We will visit Paris, Berlin, New York, Istanbul, and Marseille, perhaps also Tokyo and Rome. We will study how modern city life has impacted the souls of humans living in the metropolis, and how urban city planning affects the ways in which we live more significantly than we may be aware of. TAUGHT IN ENGLISH. No prerequisites. Open to all majors.

GER 1120 – Elementary German I, multiple sections
For more information, contact:
Dr. Christian Weber
Office: DIF 316C
Email: cweber@fsu.edu

Introduction to German. Oral comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed. May not be taken by native speakers. Students with more than two years of high school German or the equivalent should consult the department for placement. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1110, 1111, 1121, or 2220. Can be taken concurrently with GET 3130 and GET 3524.

GER 1121 – Elementary German II, multiple sections
For more information, contact:
Dr. Christian Weber
Office: DIF 316C
Email: cweber@fsu.edu

Introduction to German. Oral comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed. Prerequisite: GER 1110 or 1120. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1110, 1111, 1121, or 2220. Can be taken concurrently with GET 3130 and GET 3524.

GER 2220 – Intermediate German, multiple sections
For more information, contact:
Ray Hattaway
Email: rhattawa@fsu.edu

Serves as final semester of the language requirement and as the transition to upper-level study. Contemporary reading matter, including films, slides, and recordings, serves as the basis for discussion. Prerequisite: GER 1121. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1110, 1120, and/or 1121. Can be taken concurrently with GET 3130 and GET 3524.

GER 5940 ­ – Teaching Practicum
For more information contact:
Dr. Christian Weber
Office: DIF 362
Email: cweber@fsu.edu


“EXPERIENCING GERMANY,” INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS, DRESDEN, GERMANY (POSTPONED TO SUMMER 2021):

GER 1120 – Elementary German I, multiple sections
For more information, contact:
Dr. Tatjana Soldat-Jaffe
Office: DIF 362
Email: tsoldatjaffe@fsu.edu

Introduction to German. Oral comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed. May not be taken by native speakers. Students with more than two years of high school German or the equivalent should consult the department for placement. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1110, 1111, 1121, or 2220.

GER 1121 – Elementary German II, multiple sections
For more information, contact:
Dr. Tatjana Soldat-Jaffe
Office: DIF 362
Email: tsoldatjaffe@fsu.edu

Introduction to German. Oral comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are stressed. Prerequisite: GER 1110 or 1120. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1110, 1111, 1121, or 2220.

GER 2220 – Intermediate German, multiple sections
For more information, contact:
Dr. Tatjana Soldat-Jaffe
Email: tsoldatjaffe@fsu.edu

Serves as final semester of the language requirement and as the transition to upper-level study. Contemporary reading matter, including films, slides, and recordings, serves as the basis for discussion. Prerequisite: GER 1121. May not be taken by native speakers. May not be taken concurrently with GER 1110, 1120, and/or 1121.

GER 3930 (Special Topics): Society, Politics, and Culture in Germany
For more information, contact:
Dr. Tatjana Soldat-Jaffe
Office: DIF 362
Email: tsoldatjaffe@fsu.edu

Study of specific non-literary topics, depending on student interest and faculty expertise.

 

GEW 4591 – German Culture Hands-On
For more information, contact:
Dr. Tatjana Soldat-Jaffe
Office: DIF 362
Email: tsoldatjaffe@fsu.edu

The course introduces students to masterpieces of German literature and culture by connecting literary readings and critical discussions to visits and lectures at the author’s museums and other landmarks in Dresden and Germany. The combination of in-depth readings and literary reflections with direct on-site engagement offers students a multi-dimensional understanding of German culture and its aesthetic, intellectual, and popular histories.

GER 4905 – Directed Individual Study
For more information, contact:
Dr. Tatjana Soldat-Jaffe
Office: DIF 362
Email: tsoldatjaffe@fsu.edu

Individual course content.

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