ERIC Number: ED031982
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Folktale and Folklore--Useful Cultural Tools for Teachers of German. ERIC Focus Reports on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Number 6.
Weiss, Gerhard H.
German-American cultural contrasts and contrasts between different German regions are illustrated through reference to fairy tales, folk heroes, regional jokes and anecdotes. Examples of legendary figures, fairy tales, and jokes are provided with suggestions on their use to illuminate the German culture and subcultures. The footnotes provide suggestions for further source material. (AF)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education, Cultural Traits, Educational Media, Ethnic Stereotypes, Folk Culture, Geographic Regions, German, German Literature, Humor, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Legends, Mythology, Tales
MLA/ACTFL Materials Center, 62 Fifth Ave., New York, New York 10011 ($.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, New York, NY.; Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY. ERIC Clearinghouse on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.