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Summary: This new intermediate German conversation text employs a variety of authentic materials - including literary texts, journalistic selections, audio recordings, and video clips - to explore themes such as love, prejudices, foreigners, relationships, family, fairy tales, and superstition.
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- To stimulate cross-cultural comparison and discussion, each of the nine chapters is organized around a high-interest the ...show moreme and is divided into three principal parts, centered around an audio segment (recorded on the Student Cassette) or video segment (from the Neue Horizonte Video), a journalistic selection, and a literary text.
- Art-based activities prepare students to explore the theme of the reading or viewing segment. Extensive pre-, during-, and post-reading and listening/viewing activities improve students' comprehension and elicit personal reactions. Interactive individual, pair, and group activities include crossword puzzles, art-based activities, role-plays, debates, and games.
- In the chapters exploring the role of foreigners and the impact of World War II, historical background sections give students the information they need to understand these aspects of German society and history.
- A free 60-minute Student Cassette, with all audio segments and sound tracks from the video segments, accompanies each text.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 1998