Middlebury Language Schools

 

Maria Morrison

German School Faculty

Maria Morrison was born in Iowa and grew up in New Haven, Connecticut. After spending her junior year in Tübingen, she received her AB from Princeton University and her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, where she wrote on violence in fairy tales. Maria is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of William and Mary, where she teaches language and culture classes. In the Summer of 2013 she directed William and Mary's Summer Program in Potsdam, and was delighted to be living so close to Berlin. Before coming to William and Mary she taught German Language and Literature at Colby College and spent two years teaching in the English department at the University of Bonn. Maria began teaching in the language school in 2002; this summer marks her 10th year anniversary at Middlebury. Maria's research interests include folk and fairy tales, picture books, readings in romanticism, and early 20th century literature and film.

 
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GRMN 3201 - Intermediate German      

This is an integrated program consisting of four hours of classroom instruction and some work in the language laboratory. To develop the four skills, students take three basic courses: grammar review including composition and conversation segments, contemporary German culture and life, plus literature.

Required texts: Jamie Rankin and Larry D. Wells: Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik (5th ed., Houghton & Mifflin) (book, workbook, and lab manual); Friedrich Dürrenmatt: Der Besuch der alten Dame (Diogenes Verlag); Ulrike Gaidosch: Zur Orientierung: Basiswissen Deutschland (4th ed., Hueber Verlag)

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Summer 2011, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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GRMN 3202 - Intermediate German      

This is an integrated program consisting of four hours of classroom instruction and some work in the language laboratory. To develop the four skills, students take three basic courses: grammar review including composition and conversation segments, contemporary German culture and life, plus literature.

Required texts: Jamie Rankin and Larry D. Wells: Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik (5th ed., Houghton & Mifflin) (book, workbook, and lab manual); Friedrich Dürrenmatt: Der Besuch der alten Dame (Diogenes Verlag); Ulrike Gaidosch: Zur Orientierung: Basiswissen Deutschland (4th ed., Hueber Verlag)

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Summer 2011, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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GRMN 3203 - Intermediate German      

This is an integrated program consisting of four hours of classroom instruction and some work in the language laboratory. To develop the four skills, students take three basic courses: grammar review including composition and conversation segments, contemporary German culture and life, plus literature.

Required texts: Jamie Rankin and Larry D. Wells: Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik (5th ed., Houghton & Mifflin) (book, workbook, and lab manual); Friedrich Dürrenmatt: Der Besuch der alten Dame (Diogenes Verlag); Ulrike Gaidosch: Zur Orientierung: Basiswissen Deutschland (4th ed., Hueber Verlag)

Summer 2011, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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GRMN 3205 - Inter German for Singers      

Daily activities include two hours of grammar review, conversation, and composition practice to develop the four basic language skills. Pronunciation and diction are an integral part of this course, which also requires some activities in the language laboratory and the computer center.

Summer 2011, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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GRMN 3206 - Inter German for Singers      

Daily activities include two hours of grammar review, conversation, and composition practice to develop the four basic language skills. Pronunciation and diction are an integral part of this course, which also requires some activities in the language laboratory and the computer center.

Summer 2011, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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