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Manfred Bansleben
GERMAN 403
Seattle Campus

Advanced Writing and Conversation

Texts and exercises, both grammatical and stylistic, to develop vocabulary, stylistic awareness, and the practical application of grammatical rules in written German. Third in a sequence of three. Recommended: GERMAN 303.

Class description

In this course students improve their fluency in spoken German as well as their command of critical writing.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Films such as Die Ehe der Maria Braun and Die bleierne Zeit as well as a variety of texts written after World War II serve as a vehicle for the progressive development of vocabulary, awareness of style and grammar in written German.

Recommended preparation

Prerequisite: German 303 or diagnostic exam.

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Leah G. Vu
Date: 01/28/1999