Seminars and Workshops for German teachers

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Webinar series of Goethe-Institut Toronto


July 8, 20:00 EST – Memes and Gifs in DaF lessons – 90 Minuten
Memes and gifs are created from images, videos, blogs, texts or entire websites that spread like wildfire across the Internet. Especially among young adults and children, memes and gifs are extremely popular and have become an integral part of communication and everyday culture. This webinar deals with what memes and gifs can do for language acquisition in DaF and how they not only enrich language acquisition, but also contribute to the motivation of learners with wit and puns.

The Facilitators
All webinars will by conducted by Marje Stock and Miriam Swatuk. Marje Zschiesche-Stock studied German and English for the grammar school teaching profession at the University of Göttingen. Since 2014 she has been working at the Goethe-Institut Toronto, where she teaches German language, regional studies and literature courses and gives further training courses at national and international level. Miriam Swatuk holds a Graduate Degree (M.A.) in German literature from the Otto Friedrich University in Bamberg. Miriam Swatuk has been teaching language courses of all levels online and in-class at the Goethe-Institut Toronto since 2012. She also trains German teachers at national and international level.

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