In this class I hope you will be able to develop your academic discussion and debating skills in a relaxed environment. You have the opportunity to work on your communication strategies and receive feedback on your presentation style, as you are required to prepare a presentation on one topic. Key topics in Australian society are introduced in the reader and by familiarising yourself with these texts each week, you will attain the cultural knowledge and vocabulary to take part in class dialogues. The focus of our discussions is identity in Australian society and the way Australia's unique history has contributed to it. I don't assume previous knowledge of the topics covered, so your preparation consists of reading your way into them via the material provided.
Students from the second term onwards: Please register by 7 October 2019 using the following link: https://moodle.hu-berlin.de/course/view.php?id=73748
Exchange students only: Please register by 9 October 2019 (4pm) via email to email@example.com