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If you already have a good working knowledge of the German language, this free course, German: Regionen, Traditionen und Geschichte, will help to improve your language skills, knowledge of German-speaking societies and intercultural competence. It will also develop your critical and analytical skills as you study the geography and dialects of the regions of Germany.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- demonstrate improved language skills;
- show an increased knowledge of German-speaking societies;
- demonstrate improved intercultural competence.
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German: Regionen, Traditionen und Geschichte
This unit looks at various aspects of the cultures within Germany, such as the regions and the political structures as well as German history. Please note that in the activities all original sources have been left in the spelling convention of their time, all other parts follow the new spelling reform.
This unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course L313,
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