Teaching Culture Through Film

Ambiguous pictures and different perspectives of the world
This article describes how perception influences the way we see the world. Ambiguous pictures provide us with an impression of this phenomenon.

The film Children of a Lesser God provides us with a glimpse of the world of deaf people.

What metaphors can tell us about culture
Various metaphors have been created to visualize the concept of culture, such as the iceberg and the melting pot. Some of these metaphors are portrayed in this blog and a TED Talk about metaphors is proposed.

Teaching Culture Through Film · 06 Dezember 2021
This article describes some Christmas food traditions and an activity based on a Christmas dinner commercial.

Teaching Culture Through Film · 20 August 2021
This article presents five key aspects that facilitate audiovisual understanding.

The short animated film Umbrella by the Brazilian production company StratoStorm appeals to viewers of all ages and is suitable for language learners at different levels.

Some German compound nouns can express concepts that require lengthy explanations in other languages.

Teaching Culture Through Film · 07 Februar 2021
The meaning of flowers and culture

Teaching Culture Through Film · 28 Dezember 2020
This article is about a short film made in Nigeria during the coronavirus crisis.

Christmas Traditions Around The World
Teaching Culture Through Film · 10 Dezember 2020
This article takes a look at Christmas traditions around the world.

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