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Journal Title: Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German
Volume/Issue:   46/2
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: To read the latest issue of Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German visit http://bit.ly/18WH8nm

Greening the German Classroom: Starting Points for a Cultural Lesson
Angelika Becker, Sarah Glenn DeMaris and Beth Moller-Tank
(pages 149–162)

Understanding “Green Germany” through Images and Film: A Critical Literacy Approach
Marianna Ryshina-Pankova
(pages 163–184)

Climate Change: A “Green” Approach to Teaching Contemporary Germany
Charlotte Melin
(pages 185–199)

LaissezFair: A Case for Greening the Business German Curriculum
Margaret Gonglewski and Anna Helm
(pages 200–214)

Perspectives on the German Energiewende: Culture and Ecology in German Instruction
Bartell M. Berg
(pages 215–229)

Our Policies, Their Text: German Language Students' Strategies with and Beliefs about Web-Based Machine Translation
Kelsey D. White and Emily Heidrich
(pages 230–250)

Bringing the Museum into the Classroom, and the Class into the Museum: An Approach for Content-Based Instruction
Kathryn Sederberg
(pages 251–262)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): German
 
LL Issue: 24.4708