Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Letters
Lecture Code BN401002 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name ドイツ短編演習B
Subject Name
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Seminar of German short stories B
フルカワ マサフミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds5-6:LET A101
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Reading texts and discussion about them. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Literature
Eligible Students 2Year Students
Keywords German literature, Short story 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
British, American, and European Languages and Literatures, and Linguistics
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquisition of the reading comprehension skills on British and American, German, and French literatures and languages, and other languages 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this Seminar is to acquire the fundamental reading skill of German literature by reading short stories. 
Class Schedule We select several short stories among the works of Kleist, Hebbel, Hesse, T.Mann, Kafka, M.Ende etc., and read & discuss them. The following is one possible case.

lesson1 Introduction
lesson2 Schnitzler: Die Toten schweigen 1/4
lesson3 Schnitzler: Die Toten schweigen 2/4
lesson4 Schnitzler: Die Toten schweigen 3/4
lesson5 Schnitzler: Die Toten schweigen 4/4
lesson6 Kafka: Das Urteil 1/4
lesson7 Kafka: Das Urteil 2/4
lesson8 Kafka: Das Urteil 3/4
lesson9 Kafka: Das Urteil 4/4
lesson10 Kleist: Das Erdbeben in Chili 1/5
lesson11 Kleist: Das Erdbeben in Chili 2/5
lesson12 Kleist: Das Erdbeben in Chili 3/5
lesson13 Kleist: Das Erdbeben in Chili 4/5
lesson14 Kleist: Das Erdbeben in Chili 5/5
lesson15 Final examination

Students should take examination at the last lesson. 
To be decided. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Provided texts. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students should prepare for the classes by reading the assigned passages. 
Grading Method Active participation,  Final exam. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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