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Kontakte https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260016064.jpeg 9 2021 9781260016062 Kontakte offers a truly communicative approach that bolsters functional proficiency, while responding to the changing needs of students and instructors, providing digital resources to support them. Throughout the Kontakte program, students have the opportunity to communicate in German in meaningful ways. Students read and listen to comprehensible German and are provided with ample opportunities to use it in interview, information-gap, role-play, autograph, writing, and other personalized activities that are theme-based, not grammar-driven. The video segments - Perspektiven and Interviews -were filmed specifically for Kontakte and feature interviews with a variety of speakers that allow students to hear authentic German in context. They provide models for talking about topics using authentic language, guiding students to communicate with one another. This proven introductory German program maintains its commitment to meaningful communicative practice as well as extensive coverage of the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages (5 C's) as well as the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements: Proficiency Benchmarks.
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Kontakte

Kontakte, 9th Edition

ISBN10: 1260016064 | ISBN13: 9781260016062
By Erwin Tschirner, Brigitte Nikolai, Tracy Terrell

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Kontakte offers a truly communicative approach that bolsters functional proficiency, while responding to the changing needs of students and instructors, providing digital resources to support them. Throughout the Kontakte program, students have the opportunity to communicate in German in meaningful ways. Students read and listen to comprehensible German and are provided with ample opportunities to use it in interview, information-gap, role-play, autograph, writing, and other personalized activities that are theme-based, not grammar-driven. The video segments - Perspektiven and Interviews -were filmed specifically for Kontakte and feature interviews with a variety of speakers that allow students to hear authentic German in context. They provide models for talking about topics using authentic language, guiding students to communicate with one another. This proven introductory German program maintains its commitment to meaningful communicative practice as well as extensive coverage of the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages (5 C's) as well as the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements: Proficiency Benchmarks.

Einführung A 
Einführung B 
Kapitel 1 Wer ich bin und was ich tue
Kapitel 2 Besitz und Freude
Kapitel 3 Talente, Pläne, Pflichten
Kapitel 4 Ereignisse und Erinnerungen
Kapitel 5 Geld und Arbeit
Kapitel 6 Wohnen
Kapitel 7 Unterwegs
Kapitel 8 Essen und Einladen
Kapitel 9 Kindheit und Jugend
Kapitel 10 Tourismus
Kapitel 11 Gesundheit und Krankheit
Kapitel 12 Das 21. Jahrhundert
Appendix A Informationsspiele: 2. Teil
Appendix B Rollenspiele: 2. Teil
Appendix C Phonetics Summary Tables
Appendix D Grammar Summary Tables
Appendix E Verbs
Appendix F Answers to Grammar Exercises
Appendix G Top 1,000 German Words
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About the Author

Erwin Tschirner

(Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley) is Gerhard Helbig Professor of German as a Foreign Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Leipzig and President of the Institute for Test Research and Test Development in Leipzig, Germany. Before joining the University of Leipzig, he taught at the University of Iowa, Iowa City (1990-1998) and at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1988–1990). His main research areas are: second language acquisition, corpus linguistics, language testing and assessment, and language policy. He is (co-) author of over 150 books, book chapters, and journal articles. He has extensive experience in test research and development for all language modalities (speaking, listening, writing, and reading). He has been a certified ACTFL OPI tester since 1989 and tester trainer since 1993. He has been a major contributor to the internationalization efforts of the University of Leipzig, establishing and directing joint BA, MA, and Ph.D. programs with universities in the Netherlands, Mexico, Brazil, and the U.S.

Brigitte Nikolai

(First and Second Staatsexamen, Göttingen and Fulda) is Oberstudienrätin (German, English, Physical Education) at the Werner-von-Siemens Gymnasium in Bad Harzburg, Germany. She taught German at all levels of instruction at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and she was a Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. She is co-author of Assoziationen: Deutsch für die Mittelstufe and the series Lextra – Englisch Grund- und Aufbauwortschatz nach Themen. Her main interests are: the role of vocabulary in language learning, reading strategies, and the role of art in language teaching. She has been a certified ACTFL OPI tester since 1989.

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