Kristin is majoring in German and French and also works as a German tutor for the
elementary and intermediate classes. She first learned German in Freiburg, Germany,
where she stayed with a family and took classes for two months. She has a passion
for languages and is looking into the possibility of going to graduate school to become
an interpreter. She also hopes to eventually live in Europe for an extended period
of time. She finds speaking a foreign language and assimilating into a new culture
one of the best experiences in life.
Rachel, a German major, is very interested in German history, especially the second
world war and the resistance in Nazi Germany. She is writing her thesis about the
resistance. Rachel also works as a tutor for our Elementary and Intermediate classes.
Stephanie is a Comparative Literary Traditions major but is taking a lot of German
classes and is thinking about a German concentration. Her mom taught her German when
she was little, and she started taking German at UD because she wanted to learn the
language more thoroughly, especially the grammar. Now she hopes to become capable
of writing well in German.
Grant is majoring in Economics and German and he also works as a German tutor for
the elementary and intermediate classes. He enjoys studying German history, especially
that of the GDR, and he is interested in European-American and international relations.
Before his Rome semester, in the summer of 2008, he took international summer classes
at the University of Eichsttt, in Bavaria, where he only spoke German and made many
Mary Pat Jones
Mary Pat Jones is an English major. In high school she took German, Spanish and Latin.
Here, she had to take one and she liked German best. She wants to become fluent in
many languages, so she thought, if she had to study German for two years, she'd become
fluent since she wouldn't forget it. Mary Pat wants to become a teacher, perhaps of
German. She also thinks that German literature is very cool.
Janet Buntain is an English major and German concentrator. When she was nine or ten,
she did some missionary work in Austria. She just wanted to take German because she
enjoyed it, and she thinks it's better than French or Spanish.
Angela Cuba is also an English major. She originally took German because she thought
it might be fun. Now she studies German because Janet studies it. Jawohl! Viel Spass!
She also enjoys the German parties at the Eidts' house.
Roberto Ospina is learning German because he may want to go to Germany and find a
job in Europe and maybe even look for a German wife.
Hagen Hohlfeld is from Leipzig, Germany. He plays basketball for UD and is a business
major. He is taking some German classes because he enjoys speaking German every now
and then, because no one here speaks it.