Conversation Class Lesson Plan

Section: Advanced Conversation
Date: 27th Jan 2011

Class theme/topics discussed:
Migration in Germany

How did you pick this theme or topic?
It’s connected to politics in Germany which was the bigger topic for the last 2 weeks

How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
We discussed where the immigrants in Germany mostly come from and why they are there, as well as problems immigrants in Germany are facing. After that we watched an episode of “Tuerkisch fuer Anfaenger”, a German TV series which illustrates these problems in a very funny way.

How did students react?
Liked it.

Did they engage with each other and you?

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
TV series

Please attach a copy.
DVD available at the FLRC

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?

Why or why not?
Important topic of German culture and problems Germany is facing at the moment.