The Language Learning Log

We are currently experiencing a period of cultural and societal change in which foreign languages are more important than ever.
This language learning log observes and comments on everything that is relevant for foreign language learning.

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The Intercultural Paradigm
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A Curricular Way of Thinking
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Schreiben lernen mit dem Hypertext
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Communicating in two universes – Living in a digitalized world
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Hamlet, our contemporary? Shakespeare in the 21st Century
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Understanding and Teaching TV: Sitcoms in the Foreign Language Classroom
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Vortrag zur Fremdsprachlichkeit des Wissens

The Intercultural Paradigm

Why not, for a moment, return to Wolfgang Klafki and ask, as he did, what the most pressing questions are that school education must address in our time, regarding the interest of young people and the future of our society? One does not have to think long to come up with at least a short […]

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A Curricular Way of Thinking

I don’t have anything against curricula. On the contrary, they are important instruments for institutional education, for building structured learning and educational processes and for mutual agreements on educational, competency and knowledge objectives between federal states, educational authorities and schools, as well as in academic circles and between educators in schools. After nearly 15 years, […]

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Schreiben lernen mit dem Hypertext

Das Arbeiten mit vielfältigen Funden textueller, visueller und anderer Natur in digitalen Umgebungen, meist im Internet, bringt die Herausforderung mit sich, aus der Vielzahl der Texte und medialen Artefakte, die ein Hypertext in sich vereinigt, zu einer diffusen Informationslage und zu einer verschwommenen Vorstellung davon führen kann, was der Kern der gefundenen Informationen ist. Es […]

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Hamlet, our contemporary? Shakespeare in the 21st Century

Even until today there has been a persistent view that Shakespeare’s plays negotiate universalisms in a time-transcending manner (love, hate, enmity, death). Regularly, these assumptions must serve as reason that Shakespeare “is still contemporary”. That’s more than astonishing, considering he died exactly 400 years ago. The societal and political order, which he so distinctly presents […]

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