CN

Christina Neuhaus

Lecturer
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
GERM 1010: Elementary German
Credits: 4
Introduces the essentials of German structure and syntax; emphasizes oral and written proficiency in German. Five class sessions. Language laboratory required. Followed by GERM 2010, 2020.
GERM 1020: Elementary German
Credits: 4
Introduces the essentials of German structure and syntax; emphasizes oral and written proficiency in German. Five class sessions. Language laboratory required. Followed by GERM 2010, 2020.
GERM 2020: Intermediate German
Credits: 3
Builds upon skills developed in GERM 2010. Continues the review of grammar. Continues to expose students to a wide variety of topics relating to contemporary Germany. Includes a contemporary play and film. Internet news and cultural programming in the classroom. Language laboratory required. Prerequisite: GERM 2010, or equivalent.
GERM 2050: German Express
Credits: 4
Intensive intermediate course in German language. The course teaches all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension), covering the same material as GERM 2010-2020, including a component in German culture. German Express allows students to acquire language skills at an accelerated pace, preparing them for advanced courses (300-level and above) and study abroad in German-speaking countries. Prerequisite: GERM 1020.
GETR 2770: Germany: Past and Present
Credits: 3
What does it mean for a country to confront its past, define its present, and imagine its future? This course will introduce you to modern German history and culture by looking at the interaction between culture and memory. We will approach the cities of Berlin and Weimar not just as a collection of streets and buildings, but as multi-layered cultural and historical texts. On-site visits will combine lectures with active student participation.
GERM 3000: Advanced German
Credits: 3
This course builds on the first and second year German sequence and seeks to increase students' level of competence in both grammar and vocabulary. Students will produce more accurate and complex language and begin to discuss a diverse range of topics in German culture. Grammatical accuracy will be a central focus but also register, appropriacy, and fluency. Prerequisite: GERM 2020 or equivalent, or instructor permission
GERM 3300: Language House Conversation
Credits: 1
For students residing in the German group in Shea House. May be taken more than once for credit. Departmental approval needed if considered for major credit. Prerequisite: instructor permission.
ZFOR 3503: International Study
Placeholder course for students studying abroad