Resources, Materials, Links, Assignments, Exercises
continues the study of German language and culture with an emphasis on the cultural history of the German-speaking peoples.
- The textbook components include a hard copy set of materials to be used during class sessions and an on-line site.
Much of the material in the hard copy text will be reproduced on the textbook's website.
- Assignments, quizzes, and tests are posted on the Bloomsburg University's learning management platform BOLT.
- The website contains links to audio files, video files, on-line exercises and quizzes for homework, and to cultural
information. For example, the images of the national flags of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland below are linked to the CIA Factbook
site for these three German-speaking countries: Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. Students will be directed to go to these sites for basic information in English about government, economy, demographics,
and other facts regarding German-speaking countries.
Follow this link for maps of Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Europe:
Maps of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Europe
German 3 seeks to continue developing skills in speaking, reading, writing, and listening in German.
German language study is integrated in contexts: social situations, authentic tasks (such as giving directions or
describing people), games, exchanging information, and culture (such as literary readings).
By the end of German 3 you will develop abilities in such areas as making cultural comparisons, expressing opinions,
narrating in past time, writing stories, reporting about current events, writing about historical events,
discussing future goals, expressing hypothetical statements, and reporting on historical topics.
For further information, please see the syllabus by following this link:
German 3 Syllabus
Please note: There will be a quiz on the content of the syllabus.
Why study German?
German is the official national language in three countries with widely diverse cultural, political, and economic traditions:
The Federal Republic of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. More Europeans (approximately 100 million) are native speakers
of German than of any other language. Germany has the largest european economy is America's top trading partner in Europe.
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Study Abroad in Germany!
Follow this link for information about study abroad on exchange programs in Germany:
- Bloomsburg University has THREE exchange programs in Germany!
- It costs less to study abroad on a BU exchange program than it costs to study in Bloomsburg at BU, even with the travel costs included.
- All financial aid applies.
- All courses transfer.
- It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Don't pass it up!
The German Program at Bloomsburg University (Scroll down.)
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