Kaleidoskop: Kultur, Literatur und Grammatik / Edition 7

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Kaleidoskop is essentially two books in one: a cultural and literary reader with a comprehensive review of grammar. This combination allows maximum flexibility for instructors to design their own programs. The 10 topics of the Lektüre section contain a variety of texts and activities, and the 10 Kapitel of the self-contained grammar section (Grammatik) allow instructors to work with the grammar topics in whatever order they choose; the grammar chapters may be treated independently of the reading chapters or used concurrently with the Themen of the same number. Given these materials the instructor can provide a learner-centered classroom with activities that lend themselves to cooperative learning.Kaleidoskop features a flexible four-skills, learner-centered approach that promotes communication and focuses on the literature and culture of the German-speaking world. Reading plays an important role in this text, with exercises for listening, speaking and writing revolving around the wide range of authentic reading selections. These texts are authentic and include advertisements, charts, newspaper and magazine articles, letters, e-mails, forum mails, polls, interviews, biographies, songs, poems, and fiction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618668823
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/10/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 1,193,069
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jack Moeller is retired from Oakland University after many distinguished years of excellence in teaching. He continues to be involved in the revision process of DEUTSCH HEUTE to ensure the quality and integrity of the program.

Winnie Adolph teaches at Florida State University. Her experience enables her to provide creative learning activities for the text and Internet.

Barbara Mabee recently retired as Professor of German from Oakland University. Her expertise in poetry and contemporary literature has been invaluable in the selection of materials. She has written the introductions to the authors and the activities that accompany the literary texts and poems.

Simone Berger, formerly an instructor at Tufts University, has returned to Germany. She provides invaluable input for authentic readings, realia, and contemporary German language.

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Table of Contents

ERSTER TEIL. LEKTÜRE Thema 1. Freizeit Texte Tabelle: Freizeitstudie Online-Forum-Beitrag: Ewige Diskussion—Autos und Inliner Reiseführer: Berlin Gedicht Vergnügungen, Bertolt Brecht Kurzgeschichte Mittagspause, Wolf Wondratscheck Thema 2. Kommunikation Texte Online-Artikel: Jeanette und ihr Handy Zeitungsartikel: Gewalt im Fernsehen Gedicht Nicht Zutreffendes streichen, Hans Magnus Enzensberger Kurzgeschichte Eine Postkarte für Herrn Altenkirch, Barbara Honigmann Thema 3. Deutschland im 21. Jahrhundert Texte Interview: "Bei den Wessis ist jeder für sich" Zeitschriftenartikel: Kontinent im Kleinformat: Die Europäische Schule in München Gedicht Berliner Liedchen, Wolf Biermann Drehbuch Das Versprechen, Peter Schneider und Margarethe von Trotta Thema 4. Familie Texte Interview: Einstellungen zur Familie Tabelle: Aufgabenverteilung im Haushalt Kolumne: Michael Kneissler: Ich muß für meinen Sohn nachsitzen Gedicht Dich, Erich Fried Märchen Die sieben Raben, Jakob und Wilhelm Grimm Thema 5. Musik Texte Biografie: Clara Schumann Song: die da!?! Anzeigen: Veranstaltungen Song Sag es laut, Xavier Naidoo Gedicht/Lied Der Erlkönig, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Musik von Franz Schubert) Thema 6. Die Welt der Arbeit Texte Artikel: "Einmal im Ausland arbeiten" Biografie: Carolin Übersicht: Das Schulsystem in Deutschland Gedicht Arbeits-Los, Johann Sziklai Tagebuchaufzeichnung Dienstag, der 27. September 1960, Christa Wolf Thema 7. Multikulturelle Gesellschaft Texte Leserbrief: Ali Sirin: "Schließlich ist Deutschland meine Heimat" Interview: Carmen-Francesca Banciu im Gespräch Gedicht Ich habe zwei Heimatländer, Sabri Cakir Erzählung Geschäftstarnungen, Wladimir Kaminer Thema 8. Jung und Alt Texte Schaubilder: Werte und Befürchtungen der Jugendlichen Artikel: Eine Frage der Existenz Feature: Till Raether: "Hilfe—ich werde immer mehr wie meine Eltern!" Gedicht Die alte Frau, Anne Heitmann Kurzgeschichte Brief aus Amerika, Johannes Bobrowski Thema 9. Stereotypen Texte Umfrage: Die Deutschen über sich selbst Feature: Randy Kaufman: "Unser Ausland!" Skizze: Zeidenitz-Barkow: "Small Talk" Berichte: Tübinger Austauschstudenten berichten Gedicht Anders II: Rose Ausländer Kurzgeschichte Die grüne Krawatte, Arthur Schnitzler Thema 10. Umwelt Texte Zeitschriftenartikel: Die Kunst der Mülltrennung Zeitschriftenartikel: Wüsten werden wachsen Umfrage: "Umweltschultz geht jeden an" Gedicht Ruß, Sarah Kirsch Kurzgeschichte Der Bergarbeiter, Heinrich Böll ZWEITER TEIL: GRAMMATIK Kapitel 1 Present tense Imperatives Modal auxiliaries and lassen Future tense Kapitel 2 Simple past tense Present perfect tense Past perfect tense Infinitives without zu Double infinitive constructions with modals, hören, sehen, lassen Kapitel 3 Verb position in statements, questions, and clauses Word order: time, manner, place, nicht Independent and dependent clauses and conjunctions Infinitives with zu Kapitel 4 Nominative case Accusative case The expression es gibt Kapitel 5 Dative case Kapitel 6 Two-way prepositions Time expressions with the dative case Da- and wo-compounds Genitive case Kapitel 7 Preceded and unpreceded adjectives Adjectives used as nouns Participles as adjectives Comparison of adjectives and adverbs Kapitel 8 Subjunctive II Würde-construction Conditional sentences Als ob and als wenn constructions Kapitel 9 Reflexive pronouns and verbs Relative pronouns and clauses Extended modifiers Objective and subjective use of modals Kapitel 10 Passive voice Alternatives to passive voice Indirect discourse Subjunctive I Reference Section Appendix of Grammatical Tables German-English Vocabulary English-German Vocabulary Index Map: Europa

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