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World of Affairs in Foreign Films


World of Affairs in Foreign Films

Roberta Seret

World Affairs in Foreign Films offers teachers and students of Middle School the opportunity to experience foreign cultures through the power of film. There are 12 chapters about 12 films from 12 countries, using a a multi-disciplinary format of analyzing each film from 9 perspectives: history, geography, government, economics, literature, critical thinking, media studies, art, and technology. At the end of each perspective are activities and assignments with answers for all the questions. Group activities focus on problem solving, critical thinking, analysis, synthesis, sharing and discussing ideas.This text teaches Global Education, General Culture, How to Think and Learn, and Diversity of cultures. Film is a fun way to learn for visual learners and film offers students the pleasure of traveling to learn.