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Acknowledgements

The material acknowledged below is Proprietary and used under licence (not subject to Creative Commons licence). See terms and conditions.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following:

Unit image: Copyright (C) Image Source/Rex Features

Figure 2: Copyright (C) Christine Pleines : Figure 7: 'Weltkarte des Glücks', Globus Infografik GmbH (dpa-Infografik) : Figure 8: Collins German Dictionary, 2007; Figure 26:
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • express views and feelings in German

  • use different tenses

  • give factual information about Austria, Germany and Switzerland

  • understand the conventions governing the use of du and Sie

  • know some strategies for using dictionaries.


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Introduction

In this unit you will explore social patterns in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and find out what’s important for people at various stages in their lives. Being able to talk about your own concerns and understanding those of others is an important aim when studying a foreign language and is the focus of this unit.

Materials include factual texts, news items and articles dealing with current issues and many recorded interviews with people in German-speaking countries. The activities
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