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Songs and music as the factors supporting intercultural competence in teaching German as a foreign language

Rafał Piechocki

Abstract

The subject matter of the present dissertation is the influence of songs and music on the development of intercultural competence in learners of German as a foreign language. The dissertation consists of eleven chapters and the twelve chapter is the summary and the discussion of research perspectives. Next to the introduction and the introduction of terminology, the following eight chapters are devoted to theoretical discussion (Chapter 3: Musicological considerations, Chapter 4: Historical review concerning the role of songs and music in different methods related to foreign language teaching, Chapter 5: Typology of song-related foreign language pedagogy, Chapter 6: The use of songs and music in the process of teaching German as a foreign language, Chapter 7: Of the use of pop music, Chapter 8: Of the use of classical music, Chapter 9: Of the use of Christmas carols at German classes). Chapters ten and eleven are related to the report on empirical research, the aim of which is to illustrate the theses put forward in the theoretical part of the present dissertation. The results of the research have confirmed the effectiveness and usefulness of the musical pieces used in the dissertation not only in cultivating and enriching musical tradition or the cultural identity of a learner, but also in developing intercultural competence.
Record ID
UAM4bcadb2e15504af185e1fa21eab3c222
Diploma type
Doctor of Philosophy
Author
Rafał Piechocki Rafał Piechocki,, Undefined Affiliation
Title in Polish
Pieśni i muzyka jako czynniki wspierające kompetencję interkulturową w dydaktyce języka niemieckiego jako obcego
Title in English
Songs and music as the factors supporting intercultural competence in teaching German as a foreign language
Title in other language
Lieder und Musik als Förderungsfaktoren interkultureller Kompetenz in der Didaktik des Deutschen als Fremdsprache
Language
deu (de) [ger] German
Certifying Unit
Faculty of Modern Languages and Literatures (SNoJiL/WN/FoMLaL)
Discipline
literary studies / (humanities) / (humanities)
Scientific discipline (2.0)
1.5 literary studies
Status
Finished
Defense Date
04-07-2014
Title date
04-07-2014
Supervisor
Czesław Karolak Czesław Karolak,, Wydział Neofilologii [nowa struktura organizacyjna] (SNoJiL/WN)School of Languages and Literatures (SNoJiL)
URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10593/11035 Opening in a new tab
Keywords in English
Songs and music; Culture; Intercultural competence; Intercultural language teaching and learning
Abstract in English
The subject matter of the present dissertation is the influence of songs and music on the development of intercultural competence in learners of German as a foreign language. The dissertation consists of eleven chapters and the twelve chapter is the summary and the discussion of research perspectives. Next to the introduction and the introduction of terminology, the following eight chapters are devoted to theoretical discussion (Chapter 3: Musicological considerations, Chapter 4: Historical review concerning the role of songs and music in different methods related to foreign language teaching, Chapter 5: Typology of song-related foreign language pedagogy, Chapter 6: The use of songs and music in the process of teaching German as a foreign language, Chapter 7: Of the use of pop music, Chapter 8: Of the use of classical music, Chapter 9: Of the use of Christmas carols at German classes). Chapters ten and eleven are related to the report on empirical research, the aim of which is to illustrate the theses put forward in the theoretical part of the present dissertation. The results of the research have confirmed the effectiveness and usefulness of the musical pieces used in the dissertation not only in cultivating and enriching musical tradition or the cultural identity of a learner, but also in developing intercultural competence.

Uniform Resource Identifier
https://researchportal.amu.edu.pl/info/phd/UAM4bcadb2e15504af185e1fa21eab3c222/
URN
urn:amu-prod:UAM4bcadb2e15504af185e1fa21eab3c222

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