Free course

Advanced German: Regional landscapes

Free statement of participation on completion

German regions and landscapes, local traditions and the notion of Heimat are at the centre of this free course, Advanced German: Regional landscapes. You will describe images, make notes from a variety of sources, and write a short piece about the three-nations region around Lake Constance.

Course learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • speak or write about certain landscapes, regions and political structures in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
  • speak or write about views and definitions on the theme of Heimat
  • summarise information in your own words in the form of notes and short texts
  • analyse various texts in terms of their argument structure and rhetorical methods
  • make use of various online dictionaries.