Teaching Grmn Foreign Language
3-week course, first summer session
This course analyses and discusses various approaches to, and principles of teaching German language, culture and literary texts. Particular emphasis will be given to the following issues: self-perspective of teachers and learners, learning strategies, ethnographic projects, classroom interaction, literacy development, and the student as an active participant. The discussion will be accompanied by activities and projects that can be implemented directly in the language classroom.
Required text: Koeppel, Deutsch als Fremdsprache – Spracherwerblich reflektierte Unterrichtspraxis (Schneider Verlag, Hohengehren, 2010); other material will be made available.