Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Advocacy: Connecting FL and STEM




Here is a link to an older but still useful advocacy article from the TransparentLanguage blog on linking FL and STEM:

http://blogs.transparent.com/language-news/2013/08/12/putting-the-fl-in-stem-the-link-between-foreign-languages-and-the-stem-fields/


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German: Bienenstich



Here is a great recipe for the popular German Bienenstich (Bee Sting) cake from GermanCulture.com:

http://germanculture.com.ua/baking-recipes/bienenstich-german-bee-sting-cake/

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German: Top German Foods




Here is another useful video I shared with one of my German classes. This one features a top 5 list of German foods and provides a nice description. Do you agree or disagree with the list? What else should be on it? What would your a top 10 list feature?



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German: Grocery Shopping Video



Hello all, here is a video I recently used with my German class to give them an idea of what shopping at a German grocery store would be like. There are some worthwhile spots to pause and discuss in the video.




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German: EDEKA Weihnachten Commercial



Here is a great commercial from Edeka for the Christmas. This can be used to discuss not just differences in German and American stores and shopping but also commercial styles:



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Monday, February 27, 2017

German: German Instructor Summer Program at IUB


From Troy Byler:

Dear Indiana K-12 German Teachers,

For those of you looking for German graduate credit and/or professional development, registration to our inaugural summer program is now open.  There are ONLY 20 places open for this summer.

Here is the link:

Although the Department of Germanic Studies is covering most of the costs (less $100 enrollment fee) for this summer’s program, the longevity of the annual program will be predicated on participants enrolling in the parallel course.  We hope that you will take advantage of this unique opportunity and also choose to enroll in the optional course for this summer.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me if you have any questions. 

Wishing you well and hoping to see you in the summer,

Troy



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Monday, February 20, 2017

German: Question Words




Practice the various German question words with this great graphic from Learn German!

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Jobs: Visiting German Position (Oberlin)


From https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/4284

Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at https://jobs.oberlin.edu. A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s approach to teaching; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) Unofficial transcript; and, 4) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders* All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College's online application process at: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/ *By providing three (3) Professional References (names and email addresses), you agree that we may contact them through our applicant web portal. Reference writers will be asked to submit an electronic Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. Please note: At this time we are unable to accept Letters of Recommendation from an Interfolio email address. Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 10, 2017 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Questions about the position can be addressed to: elizabeth.hamilton@oberlin.edu, Chair of German, at 440-775-8639.

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Job Summary
The Department of German Language and Literatures at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of two semesters beginning fall semester 2017. The position will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of German, depending on qualifications.
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Responsibilities
The incumbent will teach five courses per year in the general area of German language and literature. This will include two courses at the elementary level, one at the intermediate level, one literature course in German on literature in the candidate’s area of expertise, and one course in English translation on a literary or interdisciplinary topic of the candidate’s choice. Applicants are welcome to propose a First Year Seminar in place of one of the above.
Qualifications
Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2017/18). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
Quick Link for Postinghttp://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/4059
Compensation
Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at https://jobs.oberlin.edu. A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter that includes an articulation of the applicant’s approach to teaching; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) Unofficial transcript; and, 4) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders* All application materials must be submitted electronically through Oberlin College’s online application process at: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/
*By providing three (3) Professional References (names and email addresses), you agree that we may contact them through our applicant web portal. Reference writers will be asked to submit an electronic Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. Please note: At this time we are unable to accept Letters of Recommendation from an Interfolio email address.
Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 10, 2017 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. 

Questions about the position can be addressed to: elizabeth.hamilton@oberlin.edu, Chair of German, at 440-775-8639.


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Monday, February 13, 2017

German: Great Places to Visit in Germany




For those interested in exploring Germany a bit more than the usual tourist spots, check out this list of epic places from theculturetrip.com:

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/germany/articles/16-epic-places-in-germany-even-germans-dont-know-about/


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German: Immanuel Kant



For German learners and fans of philosophy, check out this useful article on Kant from German Culture:

http://germanculture.com.ua/famous-germans/immanuel-kant/

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German: Bundesländer Map



Here is a handy picture for the different German states from German Culture.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Italian: Language Facts




For those interested in Italian, check out this great list of features about the language that you might not know from TheLocal:

http://www.thelocal.it/20170203/21-mildly-interesting-facts-about-the-italian-language

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Italian: Body Vocabulary



Brush up on your Italian vocabulary with this guide to body parts from LearnItalianWithMe:

http://www.learnitalianwithme.it/2015/11/learn-italian-vocabulary-body-words/?utm_content=buffer4e26e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

German: Subordinating Conjunctions



Here is a useful graphic from Learn German for German learners featuring all of the subordinating conjunctions which can be tricky to remember:




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German: Funny Grammar and Vocabulary Pictures


For fellow German learners/teachers, here are some funny German pictures from around the net that still show some useful features/aspects of the language:









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