21F.404 German IV (MIT)
This course focuses on development of interpretive skills, using literary texts (B. Brecht, S. Zweig) and contemporary media texts (film, TV broadcasts, Web materials). The emphasis is on discussion and exploration of cultural topics in their current social, political, and historical context via hypermedia documentaries. It also covers further refinement of oral and written expression and expansion of communicative competence in practical everyday situations.
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This video features a teacher outlining the four uses of quotation marks: direct quotations, writing titles, around defined words and phrases, and with the use of sarcasm. An example of a direct quotation is given. ( 1:28) 
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President Barack Obama’s new push for more wind and solar power could help drive clean energy innovation. But the game-changer would be a carbon tax, says a Penn expert.
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To write about projects, we have to define what they are and describe how they arise. Projects and project work are often contrasted with process: 'process', in this sense, describes the normal day-
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