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
After studying this course, you should 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