Obrath, Karl (Professor, German School), August 6, 1996
Scope and Contents
1 interview with Karl Obrath, Professor of German at the German School.Obrath discusses Middlebury's reputation; what he likes about Middlebury; teaching at Univeristy of Cincinatii; language program for musicians; recruiting; courses targetting teachers; what makes Middlebury SLS more effective than study abroad; language pledge; what students do in their free time; pressure on the students; types of students at German School; spies at SLS; shift from grammar translation method to communitive function German teaching methods; how to teach German cultural context; Americanization of German culture; and German school faculty.
- Creation: August 6, 1996
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Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restriction.
Biographical / Historical
Karl Obrath served as Professor of German at the summer German School at Middlebury College.
From the Collection: 147+ Objects
1 audio cassette
Assigned identifier: a13aflshp1996-16