Spring 2016

Advanced Composition and Conversation

Listed in: German, as GERM-210

Formerly listed as: GERM-10


Heidi Gilpin (Section 01)


Practice in free composition and analytical writing in German. Exercises in pronunciation and idiomatic conversation. Supplementary work with audio and video materials. Oral reports on selected topics and reading of literary and topical texts. Conducted in German. Three hours per week, plus one hour per week in small sections for additional practice with German language assistants.

Requisite: GERM 205 or equivalent, based on departmental placement decision. Spring semester. Professor Gilpin.

GERM 210 - L/D

Section 01
M 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM CONV 209
W 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM CONV 209
F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM CONV 209

This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Kaleidoskop Eighth (8th) Edition Heine/Cengage Learning Amherst Books TBD
Kaleidoskop Student Activities Manual (8th Ed.) Heine/Cengage Learning Amherst Books TBD
Harper Collins German Concise Dictionary 3rd (or more recent) ed. 2004, German to Engl/Engl to German Amherst Books TBD
Die Verwandlung Norton & Co, 1960 Franz Kafka Amherst Books TBD
Der Besuch der alten Dame Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1957, ed. Paul Kurt Ackermann Friedrich Duerrenmatt Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.


Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Fall 2024