GERM - German

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the GERM code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

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 at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

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 at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

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.

Starting: 2022-09-01 GERM 211 - Intermediate German I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

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

Starting: 2022-09-01 GERM 212 - Intermediate German II

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

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

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

An examination of films and cinematic movements in the German speaking world from the silent era to the new millennium within their historical, social, or political contexts. Taught in English. This course will not fulfill the Language Other than English requirement of the Faculty of Arts.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The cultural and historical legacy of Austria from the Habsburgs to the present. Taught in English. This course will not fulfill the Language Other than English requirement of the Faculty of Arts.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 4-0-0)

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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 4-0-0)

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

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course introduces students to the study of the relationship between the German language and the societies of the German- speaking countries. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

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

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Explores the Holocaust as a prevalent topic in international documentaries, literature, images, and films, considering theories of collective memory. Taught in English. This course will not fulfill the Language Other than English requirement of the Faculty of Arts.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Storytelling throughout the German-speaking world since 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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced German, both spoken and written skills, for the German business world. Prerequisite: GERM 304 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

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

Starting: 2022-09-01 GERM 409 - German Dialects

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A close look at some widely differing German dialects. Basic principles of German dialectology. Prerequisite: One of GERM 306, 316, 318, or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

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.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Approaches the works of one writer, filmmaker, or artist in cultural or historical context. Prerequisite: GERM 340 or 343 and MLCS 210 or consent of the department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Examination of a genre such as epic, drama, lyric, satire, crime, melodrama, documentary, etc. and its aesthetic features. Prerequisite: GERM 340 or 343 and MLCS 210 or consent of the department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Discussion of a historical or cultural era on the basis of its creative products such as literature, film, or art. Prerequisite: GERM 340 or 343 and MLCS 210 or consent of the department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Explores theories either of a specific topic or by a specific scholar and their application to texts. Prerequisite: GERM 340 or 343 and MLCS 210 or consent of the department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

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

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Examines texts and products of visual culture and communication. Prerequisite: GERM 340 or 343 and MLCS 210 or consent of the department.

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