Beyond the Classroom
GRMN 4456: Grenzgebiete der deutschen Sprache
Advanced Grammar & Linguistics
Improve your grammar and style through creative writing, read short stories by four multi-cultural German authors (Japanese, Turkish, Russian/Jewish, Black/American), and learn about German dialects, and the influences of languages on each other.
- Read short, auto-fictional essays about identity, home/belonging, language barriers, being othered, etc.
- Analyze multi-cultural voices as models of excellent German
- Imitate their grammar, style, and content through creative, first-person writing
- Present on a German dialect and an influence of or on the German language