The finals.... πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» good to know

LΓΆsung fΓΌr letztes Abitraining

Textaufgabe 1 Qu on the text

Textaufgabe 2 ...qu o.t.t.

Gender issues in India: some more 12/2 facts

practise mediation: For a speech at the β€š Future Summitβ€˜ you use the information in the text to point out the sitiation for girls and women in India. Examine the reasons for that situation and call for action.

What you should know to examine non-fictional texts...

welcome to our reading and literature unit!

...as promised hereβ€˜s some to 1984. video clips with scenes that go beyond the excerpts we read. It will take you some 15 minutes or so to watch... Be careful: after 5Β clips: SPOILER ALERT!

spoiler alarm from here!! spoiler alarm from here!!spoiler alarm from here!!spoiler alarm from here!!spoiler alarm from here!!

Our short introduction to an astonishingly vivid depiction of what has become part of our lives (luckily only to some extend) comes to an end soon. For some more insight into the phenomemon of language and the meaning of the word Orwellian see the following video.

George Orwellβ€˜s warning...
please buy this edition of ABOUT a BOY..itβ€˜s only 6.99... or the one I had, but itβ€˜s 10 something. Actually it wonβ€˜t matter as long it is the original text.

what you will know at the end of this unit...

  • POV of this novel, impact of POV on reader/ reception of a story
  • revision: mode of presentation, direct/indirect characterization
  • character constellation in the novel
  • struggles the characters have to go through
  • difference of film and novel
  • Different genres with examples
  • analyzing literature (not only about a boy...)
  • Stylistic devices

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Science and Technology

Further watching and reading below, pick the topic youβ€˜re interested in!

#Savior siblings

video link: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fyB9PuGc3CU

#genetic engineering of animals

video: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=B0zT9CN3-50

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Next Thursday Dec. 21st: .. lets go to the movies!

You meet in your respective classrooms at 10:30 (be in time, please!) and walk to the Regina cinema with your teachers. end: 13:00...
Hi everybody, hereβ€˜s a reminder for your assignment - actually due today -. Since my son is ill, I can’t come today .... So a chance for you to make sure your notes meet everybodyβ€˜s expectations. πŸ‘πŸ»

handout/ excerpt by Ian McEwan. SOLAR - task 1 (describe Beardβ€˜s attitude towards climate change. Give reasons from the text (=quote!)

For those of you who want to spend a moment on grammar... press the links below.




Feel free to search for your own topics, favorite β€žgrammar teasersβ€œ, punctuation flaws... on https://www.englishgrammar101.com


Hi folks! Remember: announced test on Tuesday! (comment)

  • good introduction
  • start with a topic statement. (indent!!)
  • explain, give reason and exemplify
  • indent: add another argument
  • indent: write a conclusion (no further argument,,)
click here for a video about macbeth and richard lll

sonnet 116 ... watch out the version in "Pride and Prejudice"...


Save the date... 18.10.

3. u. 4. Stunde... bitte 3 Euro mitbringen bis Ende der Woche... lg Nicole Richter


Richard III, Act 2 watch this video, 8 minutes


shakespeare's rhythm and meter....

here's the video that unfortunately didn't work in class. Enjoy... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=I5lsuyUNu_4


From here on πŸ”½ it's about Globalization... 11/2



homework assignment: watch documentary: corporation starting at 5'55" to 15'43" Answer the following questions:
  1. What was the birth of corporations?
  2. How where early corporations different from today's corporations - what remained the same?
  3. How would you translate "corporation" into German?
  4. A corporation is a legal person... Consequence?



Advance Organizer Globalization
Homework for Wednesday: Pick a story from npr.org and be prepared to present its key facts and comment on it. β†˜οΈ


Is the world flat or spiky?

"Flat!" (Thomas Friedman, journalist)
  • Globalization 1.0 πŸš’πŸ—ΊπŸ’£πŸ”­πŸ₯Š
  • Globalization 2.0 🏦🏒πŸͺπŸ“±πŸ’°πŸ’·πŸ’ΆπŸ’΄πŸ’΅
  • and Globalization 3.0 πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ€πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©πŸΎβ€πŸ’»πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»πŸ‘³πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŽ€πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸŽ“πŸ‘³πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ’»
"Spiky!" (Richard Florida, sociologist)


globalization quickly explained.

Homework: highlighted words in your textbook (context) Globalization
Created By
Nicole Richter


Created with images by Kyle Glenn - "untitled image" β€’ ToGa Wanderings - "Big brother is watching you." β€’ alexbrn - "W.S." β€’ stokpic - "hands world map" globalization visual: nicole richter

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