Germanic Languages | Dutch Reading, Composition and Conversation II
N250 | 2599 | Esther Ham


Prerequisite:  N200 or permission of the instructor
Will mainly concentrate on three topics:
1) Colonial literature in Dutch.  Short stories from Indonesia,
Caribbean, South Africa, the Congo + introduction to colonial history
and the influence of the Netherlands and Belgium in other parts of
the world. 2) Dutch and Belgian films 3) Short survey of Dutch
literary history: main genre = poetry.

The skills focused on in the 4th semester are: perfection of grammar
and writing.  The films will help your listening comprehension of the
native language spoken in a natural environment.  Oral skills will be
enhanced by active participation in discussions and by presenting two
main projects in class and smaller ones throughout the semester.
Special time will be set aside to incorporate special interests of
students in the class.

Texts: 	Haasse, Hella. Oeroeg. Singel Pockets.
	Kramers Woordenboeken N-E , E-N
	Help 1 ISBN 9055170984
	Help 2 ISBN 905517131X
	Course reader.