Germanic Languages | Dutch Reading Composition & Conversation II
N404 | 2806 | Esther Ham


N404:Dutch Reading Composition & Conversation II (3 CR) Esther Ham
Section:2806
09:05A-09:55A/ MWF
BH 664

Prerequisite:  N403 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:
E.Ham et al., Help! 2 Helpt u mij even?
Publisher: Nederlands Centrum Buitenlanders, Utrecht
Edition 2001, ISBN 90 5517 131 X

Baantjer, De Cock en de blijde Bacchus
Publisher: De Fontein, Baarn, ISBN 90 261 1630 6

Any 2-volume dictionaries (English-Dutch and Dutch-English)
Recommended: Kramers English - Dutch 9068822675/ Dutch - English
906882273 X