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GERM111 Beginners' German I Course Page

Description: Intended for students with no previous knowledge of the language and designed to develop basic skills: listening, reading, speaking, writing, and intercultural competence. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency, or with German 30 or its equivalents in Canada and other countries. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

GERM112 Beginners' German II Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: GERM 111 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency, or with German 30 or its equivalents in Canada and other countries. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

GERM211 Intermediate German I Course Page

Description: Intended to expand comprehension and production skills in written and oral German with a focus on intercultural communicative competence. Prerequisite: German 30 (or equivalent) or GERM 112 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency.

GERM212 Intermediate German II Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: GERM 211 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency.

GERM225 Germany on Screen Course Page

Description: An examination of cinematic movements in Germany from the birth of film to the new millennium within their historical, social, or political context. Taught in English. This course will not fulfill the Language Other than English requirement of the Faculty of Arts.

GERM303 Advanced German I Course Page

Description: A high-intermediate to advanced-level course intended to improve overall proficiency in spoken and written German. Prerequisite: GERM 212 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency.

GERM304 Advanced German II Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency.

GERM306 German/English Phonetics and Phonology Course Page

Description: Phonetic and phonemic analysis of English and German. Contrastive study includes application to teaching and learning. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.

GERM316 Introduction to German Applied Linguistics Course Page

Description: Broad introduction to the main fields of German applied linguistics; multilingualism, second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, and discourse analysis. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.

GERM317 Teaching German as a Foreign Language Course Page

Description: Issues relevant to teaching German as a foreign language to adult learners. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.

GERM320 From Masterpieces to Bestsellers Course Page

Description: Interrogating the popular in texts and reception. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.

GERM340 Introduction to the Study of Modern German Literature Course Page

Description: A survey of German-language literature in context since the Enlightenment. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.

GERM342 Introduction to Translation: German and English Course Page

Description: Practice in translating texts in a variety of genres. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department. Note: This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies. Not open to students with credit in GERM 441.

GERM343 Postwar Cultures Course Page

Description: Developments in society, politics, and popular as well as high culture from 1945 to the present in German-speaking countries. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.

GERM345 The Holocaust in Literature, Image, and Film Course Page

Description: Representations of the Holocaust as a topic in international documentaries, literature, images, and films. Theories of collective memory and the fictionalization of the 'unthinkable.' Taught in English. This course will not fulfill the Language Other than English requirement of the Faculty of Arts.

GERM353 Myths, Tales, and Legends Course Page

Description: Storytelling throughout the German-speaking world from the medieval period, focusing on the development and proliferation of oral and written myths, tales, and legends. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.

GERM399 Special Topics Course Page

Description: Taught in English. This course will not fulfill the Language Other than English requirement of the Faculty of Arts.

GERM409 German Dialects Course Page

Description: A close look at some widely differing German dialects. Basic principles of German dialectology. Prerequisite: One of GERM 306, 316, or consent of Department.

GERM416 Second Language Acquisition: German Course Page

Description: The course deals with the principles and processes in structured and unstructured language learning and with the different hypotheses and theories concerning language learning, in particular German. Prerequisite: One of GERM 306, 316, 317, or consent of Department.

GERM417 German Sociolinguistics Course Page

Description: This course introduces students to the study of the relationship between language and society. Topics discussed include variation in German, multilingualism in German-speaking countries, attitudes toward the German language, and language contact situations in which one of the languages is German. Prerequisite: One of GERM 306, 316, or consent of Department.

GERM443 Advanced Translation: German into English Course Page

Description: Theories, methods, and strategies of translation in a variety of genres. Prerequisite: GERM 342 or consent of Department. Note: This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

GERM444 Exercises in Translation: English into German Course Page

Description: Theories, methods, and strategies of translation in a variety of genres. Prerequisite: GERM 342 or consent of Department. This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

GERM451 Genre, Text, Technique Course Page

Description: Examination of the techniques of a genre (including novel, play, novella, poetry, crime, melodrama, documentary, film, etc.). Prerequisite: GERM 340 or 343 and MLCS 210 or consent of the department.

GERM453 Cultural and Literary Theories Course Page

Description: Explores theoretical texts either of a specific topic or by a specific scholar. Prerequisite: GERM 340 or 343 and MLCS 210 or consent of the department.

GERM454 Gender and Sexuality Course Page

Description: Studies texts and issues related to gender and sexuality. Prerequisite: GERM 340 or 343 and MLCS 210 or consent of the department.

GERM495 Honors Thesis Course Page
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GERM499 Special Topics Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: consent of Department.

GERM599 Directed Reading Course Page
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GERM643 Exercises in Translation: German into English Course Page
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GERM644 Exercises in Translation: English into German Course Page
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GERM651 Genre, Text, Technique Course Page
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GERM654 Gender and Sexuality Course Page
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