Cinema for German Conversation is an innovative contribution to the modern language pedagogy pioneered by Focus, presenting the study of language and culture through the medium of outstanding films. This text is suited for courses in German that seek to use German language feature films as a springboard for conversation and culture, along with other communicative activities.
Jeanne Schueller, Ph.D, is an applied linguist who joined the Department of German at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in August 2010. Prior to that she taught at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in German language and applied linguistics. Current research projects focus on the use of authentic materials, especially film, in language learning.