German

To receive more information about the German classes, please contact the Department of Modern Languages at (305) 348-2851.

Faculty and Instructors

Oliver Gorf
Instructor of German
ogorf@fiu.edu

Maria Krol
Instructor of German
krolm@fiu.edu

Courses

GER 1130 German I (5). Provides training in the acquisition and application of basic language skills.

GER 1131 German II (5). Provides training in the acquisition and application of basic language skills.

GER 2200 Intermediate German (3). Provides intermediate training in the acquisition and application of basic language skills. Prerequisites: One year prior study at college level or permission of the instructor.

GER 2240 German Intermediate Conversation (3). This course is designed to help students maintain and increase their conversational ability in the language while unable to continue the regular sequence. May be repeated twice. Prerequisites: One year prior study at college level or permission of the instructor.

GER 2243 German Oral Communication Skills (3). Designed to develop different types of oral communication in German: storytelling, debates, inquiries, complaints etc. Prerequisites: GER 1131 or equivalent.

GER 3420 Review Grammar/Writing I (3). Practice in contemporary usage through selected readings in culture and civilization. Development of writing and speaking ability in extemporaneous contexts. The course will be conducted exclusively in the target language.

GET 4560 Berlin Then and Now (3). Designed to introduce students to major social, cultural and architectural landmarks of Berlin and discuss the impact of social and political changes on the urban and cultural landscape of the city.

GET 3003 German Culture and Society (3). Designed to introduce students to Germany, its culture and society, geography and history.

GER 3993 German Language and Culture Through Film (3)

GER 4905 Independent Study (1-3). Project, field experience, readings, or research.

GER 4930 Special Topics (3). Independent readings, research, or project.

GER 5060 German for Reading Knowledge (3). Designed primarily for graduate students who wish to attain proficiency for M.A. or Ph.D. requirements. Open to any student who has no prior knowledge of the language.

GER 5061 German for Reading Knowledge (3). Emphasis on translation of materials from the student’s field of specialization. Prerequisites: GER 5060 or the equivalent.

GET 3100 Literature in Translation (3). Masterpieces in German literature in English. Comparative use of the original text. Discussion and interpretation.