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Title: Namenforschung als Thema im DaF- bzw. Landeskunde-Unterricht: Kölner Straßennamen und deren Etymologie
Author: Guido Josef Oebel
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Institution: Saga National University
Linguistic Field: Language Acquisition
Subject Language: German
Abstract: This paper deals with the streetnames of the German city of Cologne as well as with their origin and motivation. No other city seems to be better suited for this purpose as the written records still available reach back to the Middle Ages. Furthermore, this onomasologic learning contents turns out to be a thrilling subject in the German as a Foreign Language (DaF) classroom, no matter whether for beginners or advanced learners.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Saga University Press
Publication Info: Journal of the Faculty of Culture and Education Saga University, Volume 8, Number 2, pp. 183-202
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