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Hintz, Saskia Teaching Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Saskia Hintz presents workshops and teacher training sessions on the use of art, literature, radio plays, videos and creative writing in all phases of classroom instruction and for all levels of German proficiency, as well as on the integration of cultural teaching units and instructional technologies into the language curriculum.

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  • art, literature, film, radio plays, creative writing, contemporary culture and new technologies in the foreign language classroom

Teaching

courses taught

  • GRMN 1030 - Intensive Beginning German
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019
    Covers the same material as GRMN 1010 and GRMN 1020 in one course. Focuses on acquiring ability to understand and speak everyday German; on developing reading and writing skills; and on learning about the cultures of the German-speaking countries. Degree credit not granted for this course and GRMN 1010 and GRMN 1020.
  • GRMN 3010 - Advanced German 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Focuses on cultural topics and reviews grammatical topics, expands vocabulary and provides practice in reading, writing, listening and conversation skills. Students have the option of taking the internationally recognized exam Goethe-Zertifikat B1 after GRMN 3010. Department enforced prerequisite: four semesters of college German or equivalent. Open to freshmen with instructor consent.
  • GRMN 3020 - Advanced German 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Expands and refines skills acquired in GRMN 3010. Improves overall fluency and deepens cultural understanding of the German-speaking countries. Develops an advanced skill level in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students have the option of taking the internationally recognized exam Goethe-Zertifikat B1 or B2 after GRMN 3020. Department enforced prereq., GRMN 3010 (minimum grade C-).
  • GRMN 3030 - Business German
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Introduces students to key issues in German society, politics, culture, institutions, economy, business and professional life. Topics and assignments are geared towards practicing and expanding all language skills with an emphasis on Business German. Students will have the option of taking the internationally recognized exam Goethe-Zertifikat B1 or B2 after GRMN 3030. Department enforced prereq., GRMN 2020 (minimum grade C-). Taught in German.
  • GRMN 3930 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Provides an academically supervised opportunity for upper-division students to earn credit while working for public or private organizations. Students apply skills and knowledge earned in the major, and supplement their work experience through directed readings and assignments. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • GRMN 4010 - Advanced German III
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Emphasizes idiomatically correct spoken and written German in a variety of genres and culturally relevant contexts. Includes a comprehensive grammar review and readings, discussions, and writing on topics related to current cultural, social, and political issues in the German-speaking countries. Students have the option of taking the internationally recognized exam Goethe-Zertifikat B2 or C1 after GRMN 4010. Department enforced prereq., GRMN 3020 (minimum grade C-).

Background

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