Richter, Jochen (Professor, German School), August 2, 1996
Scope and Contents
1 interview with Jochen Richter, Professor of German and Director of the German School.Richter discussed how long he was working with the German school; being acting director; what he likes about teaching; the intensity of the program; what kinds of student come to Middlebury; visiting guests; East German attitudes toward West Germans; German curriculum; sprapo; East German attitudes toward West Germans; German curriculum; sprapo to enforce the language pledge; funny German School stories; German play; caboret; competiton for SLS; how German School is better than Germany; characteristics of the faculty; changes in German language teaching;classroom space in Twilight hall; advertising; how to teach language with culture; level placement evaluations; and Middlebury students breaking the language pledge.
- Creation: August 2, 1996
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Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restriction.
Biographical / Historical
Jochen Richter served as Professor of German and Director of the German School (1998-2009) at Middlebury College. While director, the German School began the German for Singers and Vocal Coaches program.
From the Collection: 147+ Objects
1 audio cassette
Assigned identifier: a13aflshp1996-14