Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.410: Advanced German: Communication for Professionals

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Exposes students to current issues and language use in German technology, business, and international industrial relations; discusses ramifications of these issues in a larger social and cultural context. Prepares students who wish to work or study in a German-speaking country. Focuses on specialized vocabulary and systematic training in speaking and writing skills to improve fluency and style. Emphasizes communicative strategies that are crucial in a working environment. Includes discussion and analysis of newspaper and magazine articles, modern expository prose, and extensive use of online material. Taught in German. Prereq: 21F.404 or 21F.474.

Prereqs:  21F.404 or 21F.474

Units: 3-0-9(U)



Spring 2014

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 P. Weise TR 2-3:30 14N-313


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