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Alberta Education, 2008
This document is designed to provide assessment materials for specific Grade 4 outcomes in the German Language and Culture Nine-year Program, Grades 4-5-6. The assessment materials are designed for the beginner level in the context of teaching for communicative competence. Grade 4 learning outcomes from the German Language and Culture Nine-year…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Program Guides
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Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL. – 1972
This is a guide to a realization and appreciation of the German culture, gained through the use of oral and written German. Four areas of language instruction are emphasized: (1) listening, (2) speaking, (3) reading, and (4) writing. The guide is divided into five sections: (1) broad goals and performance objectives, which include a breakdown of…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives
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Pabisch, Peter Karl – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2012
This essay offers some direction for greater integration of Austria and Switzerland into every level of the German language and culture curriculum. By excavating a number of now nearly forgotten intercultural connections between these alpine countries and the U.S., it is possible to present a more complete and complex picture of German-speaking…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, German, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Peacock, Dennis E. – Unterrichtspraxis, 1978
Describes a cultural unit centered on German wines. After a series of preparatory lessons showing how the topic touches on geography, history, and social customs, the unit culminated in a wine tasting. (EJS)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Course Content, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education
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Schmidt, Johannes – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2008
Podcasts provide a straightforward opportunity to stay connected with language, culture, and recent events of German-speaking countries. Podcasts offer clearly articulated, authentic material that can be automatically and regularly delivered to your computer and classrooms; continuously exposing students and teachers to German. This article…
Descriptors: German, Second Language Learning, Instructional Materials, Teaching Methods
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Sosulski, Michael J. – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2013
This article explores the possibilities for effecting Transformative Learning in students of German language and culture through the use of popular music videos, in both the target and the students' own languages. Transformative Learning, a term that has differing valences in numerous academic disciplines, is employed here in its social-scientific…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Popular Culture, German, Critical Viewing
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Jankowsky, Karen; Remmler, Karyn – Unterrichtspraxis, 1987
Presents the goals, procedures, visual aids, instructional materials used in a German conversation and culture class taught in English. The courses are intended to realistically portray the way of life and the environment of the people of East and West Berlin. (LMO)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Audiotape Recordings, Class Activities, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Wazel, Gerhard – Unterrichtspraxis, 1988
Demonstrates with concrete examples from the texts of a German class for advanced learners how aspects of East German culture can be realized in vocabulary, in lectures, and in the development of listening comprehension and speaking skills. Texts are appended. (DJD)
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Foreign Countries
Pfabel, Wolfgang M., Jr.; Whitcomb, Richard O. – 1977
For several years now, the trend toward teaching culture in the language class has been used to stimulate interest in foreign language study. College language professors should be able to provide cultural knowledge to their language students, but traditional language teacher preparation has emphasized literary skills to a large extent. The…
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Cultural Context, Cultural Education, Educational Innovation
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Jedan, Dieter – Unterrichtspraxis, 1978
Suggests the use of modern magazine advertisements as a vehicle for cultural understanding, particularly in beginning courses. Pros and cons of the use of advertisements are considered and criteria for their selection are presented. (EJS)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Educational Media, German
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Tolzmann, Don Heinrich – Unterrichtspraxis, 1976
A university course entitled "The German-Americans" attempted to study and evaluate German culture in the U. S. Lecture topics and term paper theses are listed and a selected annotated bibliography of German-American culture is included. (CHK)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Course Descriptions, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background
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Moehle-Vieregge, Linda – Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 1999
Swiss-German language and culture rarely form the core focus in basic German language instruction. This article examines Swiss-German culture, focusing on geography and history, language, sports, world organizations, legendary figures, literature, music, art, holidays, and food. It points out online resources that touch upon aspects of Swiss…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Traits, Foreign Countries
Pritchard, Rosalind M. O. – Peter Lang Oxford, 2011
The paradigmatic values underlying British and German higher education emphasise personal growth, the wholeness of the individual, intellectual freedom and the pursuit of knowledge, which cumulatively can be viewed as a form of academic essentialism. However, these concepts were generated within a particular cultural and historical context which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Political Attitudes, Educational Principles
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Herminghouse, Patricia – Unterrichtspraxis, 1976
The history of German-American culture is outlined and several indexes and resources for material on German culture in America are listed. Approaches to such studies include regional focus, German theater in America, and oral history to bring classroom activities closer to real world patterns and problems. (CHK)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Ethnic Groups
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Ebert, Reika – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2004
This paper explores Demirkan's narrative strategies in "Schwarzer Tee mit drei Stuck Zucker" to negotiate issues of a life between two cultures and traditions. Based on Bhabha's insights that mainstream culture needs intellectual and artistic infusion from the margins of a society in order to remain vital; and that cultural production…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Anxiety, Migrants, Literature
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