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World Languages and Cultures

The World Languages Department offers majors in French, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish and minors in American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. Occasionally they offer classes in additional study such as Latin.

Grammar Guides and Language Lessons

Deutsche Welle German Courses

Deutschkurs Online resource providing a comprehensive grammar text, along with German songs and literary texts. German Pronunciation Audio clips of native speakers pronouncing 44,000+ German words



Radio, Television and Film

Deutsche Welle International radio broadcaster with, streaming audio and video clips in German and English.

Downfall: Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.  Based on the book "Der Untergang"/ by Joachim Fest and "Bis zur letzten Stunde"/ by Traudl Junge and Melissa Muller.  DVD: Call Number: PN1995.9.B55 D696 2005  

Good Bye Lenin!: In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared. DVD: Call Number:PN1997.2 .G667 2004