Intermediate German II
German 232, a fourth-semester German language course focusing on contemporary German society while targeting intermediate language proficiency. To help students to improve their language skills, all class meetings and course materials, including the syllabus, are in German. This course includes a section on sustainabilty.
1. articulate in oral and written German their opinions on issues related to the environment and sustainability in Germany and the USA;
2. reevaluate their own culture after comparing it with Germany's with respect to the sustainability of their economies, industrial and consumer practices, and institutions;
3. reevaluate their own lifestyle with respect to its sustainability, with increased awareness of the ethical impact of the choices they make in their daily lives;
4. feel relatively confident in their linguistic ability to express their ideas in German and to navigate German websites successfully.