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German 601: Academic reading strategies


This workshop addresses researchers who want to improve their reading skills in German for academic purposes (Deutsch als Wissenschaftssprache). The workshop is open to learners who have completed the A2 level up to level B2.

Certain contents of this workshop such as general reading strategies, reading techniques regarding special phenomena of the German language and typically academic structures will be introduced to the whole group, while the practice oriented contents will be designed according to the participants’ language levels and their fields of research.

Therefore the participants are kindly asked to fill in this questionnaire.
 

German 601


Academic Reading Strategies

CEFR level: B1-B2

Researchers; fellows & research assistants

Length of workshop

4 weeks, 6 hours

Time & Place


September

Instructor


Silke Tork

Learning outcomes

By the end of the workshop students will

  • be more efficient, active and critical readers in German
  • be able to read, assess and process original academic texts at the respective levels
  • scan research material in order to assess its usefulness
  • be more confident in their perception of German academic texts

Contents

  • Materials are provided by the German teacher. 
  • Additionally the participants are asked to bring in material relevant to their own research.
 

The workshop includes work on the following:

  • General and language specific academic reading strategies
  • Linguistic knowledge and schemata strategies
  • recognizing academic hedges and conventions
  • Meta-cognitive awareness
  • Use of dictionaries and corpora databases

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • self-observation: how do I read (German) academic texts?
  • training your academic reading strategies by controlled reading exercises
  • testing and reflecting different strategies
  • working with dictionaries and corpora databases
  • reading without dictionaries (?)
  • observations and discussions

 

  

German 602: Workshop zur deutschen Literatur A1-A2



Märchenstunde mit Grimms Märchen

Do you want to read German literature?

Do you want to escape for a while into the realms of fantasy and imagination?

Is your German language level somewhere between A1 and A2?

Then join the workshop to read, discuss and enjoy the fairy tales of the brothers Grimm.

 

German 602


Workshop zur deutschen Literatur

CEFR level: A1-A2

All EUI members

Length of workshop

1 week, 8 hours

Time & Place


June

Instructor


Silke Tork

Learning outcomes

By the end of the workshop students will have

  • strengthened their reading skills
  • broadened their vocabulary
  • and enjoyed the German language

Contents

Workshop materials are provided by the German teacher.

 

 

The workshop includes work on the following:

  • a brief introduction into the “Romantik”, the brothers Grimm and the idea to collect fairy tales and put these oral texts into a written form
  • reading selected texts
  • discussion, interpretation and creativity

  

German 603: Workshop zur deutschen Literatur B1 +



Lust auf Lesen?

Wie wäre es mit einem kleinen Ausflug in die Epoche der Romantik, also in die Welt der Phantasie und Imagination?

Liegen Ihre Sprachkenntnisse bei B1 aufwärts?

Dann machen Sie mit beim Literaturworkshop.

 

German 603


Workshop zur deutschen Literatur

CEFR level: B1 +

All EUI members

Length of workshop

1 week, 8 hours

Time & Place


June

Instructor


Silke Tork

Lernziele

Am Ende des Workshops haben die Teilnehmenden

  • ihre Lesekompetenzen verbessert
  • ihren Wortschatz erweitert
  • ihre Kenntnisse der deutschen Literatur ausgebaut
  • die Schönheit der deutschen Sprache genossen.

Inhalte

Die Materialien werden von der Kursleiterin bereitgestellt.

 

Der Kurs umfasst die folgenden Inhalte:

  • Kurzüberblick über die Epoche der Romantik
  • Einstieg in die Ästhetik der deutschen Romantik
  • Lektüre: Adelbert von Chamisso Peter Schlehmils wundersame Reise
  • Diskussion, Interpretation, Kreativität

 

 

 

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