ERIC Number: EJ831729
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
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Exploring Otherness through Pepe Danquart's "Schwarzfahrer": A Lesson in Cultural Sensitivity
Libbon, Stephanie E.
Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, v41 n1 p82-87 Spr 2008
Culture has not always played a major role in foreign language instruction. Indeed, it was only in the 1980s that educators began giving serious thought to employing culture for language learning purposes. Exploring issues of otherness in Pepe Danquart's film "Schwarzfahrer", this article illustrates how one can address the more controversial aspects of a culture in a manner that promotes cultural sensitivity at the same time that it prompts students to gain a greater knowledge of other cultures and acquire more insight into their own cultures.
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, German, Cultural Awareness, Second Language Learning, Films, Teaching Methods
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