Cinema for German Conversation available in Paperback
Cinema for German Conversation covers twelve German language films that are used as the basis for discussion and language acquisition, teaching vocabulary, strengthening oral and written skills, and as well as an introduction to modern German culture. The films are selected to provide interesting viewing, key cultural information, and accessible language levels. Each chapter of the book is devoted to a single movie and includes aids for students watching the film, discussing and writing about the film, and understanding the film in a broader cultural context.
Also included: vocabulary helpful to understanding and discussing the film; structured exercises in understanding the film once it has been viewed, especially for discussion in class; an accompanying reading for each film designed to provide perspective on the film itself.
|Publisher:||Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Jeanne Schueller, Ph.D, is an applied linguist on the faculty of the Department of German at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in German language and second language acquisition. Her research focuses on foreign language reception. She is particularly interested in the use of authentic materials, especially film, in language learning.