21G.410 Advanced German: Communication for Professionals


Class Info

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.

This class has 21G.404 as a prerequisite.

21G.410 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by R. Sondermann.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 16-628.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Advanced German: Professional Communication site or on the 21G.410 Stellar site.

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