Theatre Workshop in German - A Theatrical Journey for German Learners

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Theatre Workshop in German - A Theatrical Journey for German Learners

<p>Would you like to improve your pronunciation, cadence and fluency in German whilst not worrying about grammar? Want to have fun participating in a staged reading of a famous German language play,

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Would you like to improve your pronunciation, cadence and fluency in German whilst not worrying about grammar? Want to have fun participating in a staged reading of a famous German language play, one of the most performed plays in German theatres – directed and guided by a native German speaker who is a professional theatre director and experienced German teacher? This one is for you! Discover your theatrical talents and explore in the company of other passionate German learners "Der Besuch der alten Dame" (The Visit) by playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt – a still topical tragicomedy by one of the most important German speaking dramatists.


SUGGESTED READING


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Course participants will be given an introduction to Swiss playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt and his play “Der Besuch der alten Dame” - (“The visit”).
  • Course participants will do a first reading of the whole play in German. Topics and themes of the play will be discussed. At the end of the reading a “casting of the play” will be conducted.
  • During the rest of the week a staged reading will be rehearsed. Practicing the dialogues participants will be coached by the Tutor to improve pronunciation and typical German cadences.
  • On the last day of the course a “performance” - like staged reading will be held. If participants wish so, it can be open for other students, friends and family.


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Be familiar with one of the most important theatre plays written in German language.
  2. Be more confident with German cadence and pronunciation.
  3. Experience improved fluency in German.