Denk mal!

Deutsch ohne Grenzen

Denk mal! German Program

Denk mal!

Deutsch ohne Grenzen

Tobias Barske, Megan McKinstry, Karin Schestokat, Jane Sokolosky

© 2012 hardcover | 8½ x 10½ inches | paperback option
10 lessons | 2 semesters | 472 pages

Description

Deutsch ohne Grenzen

Tobias Barske, Megan McKinstry, Karin Schestokat, Jane Sokolosky

© 2012 hardcover | 8½ x 10½ inches | paperback option
10 lessons | 2 semesters | 472 pages

Overview

Designed to strengthen students’ language skills and develop cultural competency, Denk mal! keeps intermediate-level students involved and focused on real communication in meaningful contexts. In each lesson subject matter is connected to thematic, cultural, and grammatical concepts. Students strengthen their language skills through practical grammar and vocabulary presentations, and authentic TV clips, short films, and cultural readings. Denk mal! includes 10 lessons that are ideal for a 2-semester sequence. Features include:

  • Engaging short films by contemporary German and Swiss filmmakers
  • A fresh, magazine-like design
  • Attention-grabbing sidebars, graphics, and diagrams for ongoing student support
  • A focus on real communication in everyday contexts
  • Rich, contemporary culture
  • High-interest, comprehensible literary and cultural readings
  • Our signature Supersite—online access to textbook video, audio, interactive activities, study and reference tools, and effective online assessment and course management
  • Voiceboards for oral communication and threaded discussions
Contents

What can you expect in each lesson? Check out all the themes below.

For more details, download a Table of Contents.

Denk mal!

  1. Lektion 1: Fühlen und erleben
  2. Lektion 2: Zusammen leben
  3. Lektion 3: Medieneinflüsse
  4. Lektion 4: Wegfahren und Spaß haben
  5. Lektion 5: Kunstschätze
  6. Lektion 6: Traditionen und Spezialitäten
  7. Lektion 7: Wissenschaft und Technologie
  8. Lektion 8: Recht und Umwelt
  9. Lektion 9: Wirtschaft und Berufsaussichten
  10. Lektion 10: Geschichte und Gesellschaft
Components

For Students

Student Edition with Supersite Code
ISBN: 978-1-60576-876-2 Paperback
Supersite Plus
Free to adopting instructors Code
WebSAM: Online Student Activities Manual and online collaboration tools
Student Activities Manual Workbook, Video Manual and Lab Manual
ISBN: 978-1-60576-893-9 Paperback
Student Activities Manual Answer Key
ISBN: 978-1-60576-894-6 Paperback

For Instructors

Annotated Edition
ISBN: 978-1-60576-885-4 Hardcover
Supersite Full Access
Free code to adopting instructors
Includes online course management, assessment, instructor resources, and online communication tools
Instructor's Film Collection DVD Set
ISBN: 978-1-60576-885-4 1 DVD
Sample lesson
To help students achieve native-like language skills, every Denk mal! lesson is supported by a range of activities and authentic media. Short films from German and Swiss filmmakers serve as a springboard to each lesson’s cultural themes and language functions. See how our integrated text and technology support students at every step!
Supersite Technology

See what we mean by integrated technology. Our Supersite and Supersite Plus offer a wealth of online tools, media and resources for both instructors and students. Find the best ways to teach and learn—for you. View the Supersite Demo to explore all resources.


  • For instructors
  • A gradebook to manage courses, view rosters, set assignments, and post announcements
  • The complete Instructor's Resource Manual (teaching suggestions, model lesson plans, answer keys)
  • Audioscripts, videoscripts, and translations
  • Grammar PowerPoint presentation slides
  • The complete Testing Program
  • Oral quizzes with record-submit and instructor-feedback functionality
  • Downloadable MP3s of the Lab and Testing audio programs
  • Voiceboards for oral communication and threaded discussions
  • Complete access to the Student Supersite

  • For students
  • Activities from the textbook that can be completed and submitted online for auto-grading
  • Auto-graded additional practice activities for every section of each lesson
  • Lesson vocabulary lists and flashcards with audio
  • All Kurzfilm short films in streaming video—with optional German-English subtitles, and pre- and post-viewing activities
  • Audio recordings of literary and cultural readings, with audio-sync technology
  • Auto-graded practice quizzes
  • Lab audio MP3s
  • Mini German-English Dictionary

Supersite Plus includes the Denk Mal! Supersite, plus:


  • WebSAM: Online Student Activities Manual
  • Student Activities Manual in an online format
  • A combination of auto-graded and instructor-graded activities
  • Oral voice record-submit activities
  • The complete Lab Manual audio program
  • A single gradebook to manage Supersite and WebSAM courses, rosters, and assignments

  • Oral collaboration tools
  • Audio and video conferencing
  • Instant messaging
  • Application sharing—perfect for online tutoring
  • Online whiteboard
  • Online office hours