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Ulrike Stroszeck

Principal Lecturer
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
College of Liberal Arts

585-475-2921
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Ulrike Stroszeck

Principal Lecturer
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
College of Liberal Arts

Education

BA, University of Akron; MA, Auburn University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

585-475-2921

Currently Teaching

MLGR-301
3 Credits
This is the first course of a two-course sequence at the intermediate level. The sequence provides students with the tools to increase their ability to function in German. Communicative activities, contemporary texts, and the study of vocabulary and grammar are used to expand all communication skills, espe-cially oral proficiency. This sequence continues to address issues of contemporary German life and culture.
MLGR-302
3 Credits
This is the second course of a two-course sequence at the intermediate level. The sequence provides students with the tools to increase their ability to function in German. Communicative activities, contemporary texts, the study of vocabulary and grammar are used to expand all communication skills, especially oral proficiency. This sequence continues to address issues of contemporary German life and culture.
MLGR-402
3 Credits
This is the last course of a two-course sequence at the advanced level. This sequence is designed to intensively develop proficiency in the four language skills of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing. This sequence develops the ability to understand and communicate freely by expanding the vocabulary base and by discussions, compositions, and oral reports, based on cultural and literary texts and audio-visual materials. The sequence includes a rigorous study of advanced grammatical structures and usage Students must take a placement exam if this is their first RIT class in German and they have prior study of German.
MLGR-315
3 Credits
In this course, students will read a variety of German texts. Through this process, they will develop the grammar and vocabulary skills needed to comprehend written German in specific fields. Students will work with texts from various sources, including articles in their own discipline. They will learn to analyze written texts and thereby develop useful language skills as well as specific vocabulary, as pertinent to their fields. A series of graduated reading exercises will also increase their overall grammar skills in German. At the same time, students will intensively practice their writing skills. They will be assigned a variety of writing assignments, compositions and essays in accordance with the topics covered by their reading exercises. Their writing activities will cover a number of different formats and styles, such as film/book reviews, letters to the editor, personal essays, creative essays, analytical texts, short newspaper articles, and scientific abstracts.
MLGR-202
4 Credits
This is the second course in a two-course sequence. The sequence provides students without prior exposure to the language with a sound basis for learning German as it is used today in its spoken and written forms. The goal of the sequence is proficiency in communication skills with an emphasis on oral proficiency. The sequence also acquaints students with contemporary culture and life in the German-speaking countries.
MLGR-401
3 Credits
This is the first course of a two-course sequence at the advanced level. This sequence is designed to develop in-depth proficiency in the four language skills of speaking, understanding, reading, and writing. This sequence develops the ability to understand and communicate freely on a variety of familiar and unfamiliar topics by expanding the vocabulary base and by discussions, compositions, and oral reports based on cultural and literary texts and audio-visual materials. The sequence includes a rigorous study of advanced grammatical structures and usage. Students must take a placement exam if this is their first RIT class in German and they have prior study of German.