此課程擴展會話、閱讀、聽力和寫作技巧。學生們通過閱讀原著戲劇作品，短篇散文和詩作(Biermann, Brecht, Durrenmatt, Tawada 和其他名家)及德語文化中之媒體時事選粹,培養分析及詮釋技巧。課程作業包括以上述文本為基礎的討論與寫作,以及文法復習和累積字彙技能之養成。建議有兩年中學德語基礎的學生選修。。
This course expands skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing. Students develop analytic and interpretative skills through the reading of a full-length drama as well as short prose and poetry (Biermann, Brecht, Dürrenmatt, Tawada and others) and through media selections on contemporary issues in German-speaking cultures. Coursework includes discussions and compositions based on these texts, and review of grammar and development of vocabulary-building strategies. It is recommended for students with two years of high school German.