lexi. volume 34, issue 2018, P183-206 2019 DOI: 10.1515/lex-2018-0009 View full text
Antje Nolting, Nadja Radtke

Abstract: AbstractThe article shows how the topic of dictionaries can be dealt with in German language teaching and how this subject has the potential to acquaint learners with a descriptive and data-driven perspective on language. The project Denkwerk, realized as cooperation among the Institute for German Language, the University of Mannheim and two regional secondary schools, fostered the students’ intellectual curiosity and their interest in discovering linguistic details. Using empirical methods like corpus analysi…

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