German Language and Society 2: Introduction to German Studies II

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    German Language and Society 2: Introduction to German Studies II

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    German, German Culture

  • Language Level

    High Beginning

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Lecture: Social, cultural and economic trends and institutions in the German-speaking countries in the post-war period; the German regions and regionalism; regional and social variation in the German language. Tutorials: a) analysis of literary texts to provide further access to the period while at the same time introducing reading techniques, principles of textual analysis and text discussion in oral and written form; *b) Contrastive grammar work continued. Language laboratory: exercises in pronunciation, listening comprehension and grammar utilizing CALL facilities.

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