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THEMEN 1. Great Britain, Multiculturalism, British History Text: "To defend multiculturalism is to defend liberty" Text: "The English today" Short story: ,,My Son the Fanatic"(Hanif Kureishi) Text: "Islam in Britain" Text: "Why do some young people become Jihadis?" 3. Mediation 4. Vocabulary 2. ENGLISCH KLAUSUR 1 (Q2) 1. GREAT BRITAIN, MULTICULTURALISM & BRITISH HISTORY 1.1 GREAT BRITAIN 1) politics monarchy → Queen Brexit "British exit" → Boris Johnson parliament 2) culture traditions British English → accent musicians & actors monuments 1.2 GENERAL FACTS THE BRITISH EMPIRE 3) history industrial revolution imperialism colonization immigration 4) society cultural diversity nationalities & ethnicity → multiculturalism drugs began in the 16th century → "Age of discovery" was the largest and most powerful Empire in history a term used to describe all the places around the world that were ruled by Britain 1.3 THE ROLE BRITAIN HAS IN EUROPE From the Roman Empire to Brexit ⇒ the relationship with Europe has always been a struggle 1962: Britain had lost an empire but failed to find a role throughout the history the UK'S refusal to join the founding nations of the European Community gets obvious 1965: the UK signed the treaty Rome ➡ Britain should balance close security relationship with Washington with engagement in the EU 31.1.2020: Brexit ➡Brexit has negated the European pillar of UK foreign policy → RESULT: a nation in search of identity ➡Brexiters formed Britain's membership in "Europe" as an admission of defeat and exercise in retreat The...

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wanted Brexit because the believed in the promised "liberation" TEXT: "TO DEFEND MULTICULTURALISM IS TO DEFEND LIBERTY" (P.85) Multiculturalism: to live our life as we wish → includes the cultural dimension ➡ everybody is free to choose their lifestyle → freedom economic success → advantages diverse cities → learn from each other British society is becoming more mixed not more segregated TEXT: "THE ENGLISH TODAY" (P.81) In the past: ➡ The British were one of the most easily identified people → language, manners, clothes... being "English" and being "British" was interchangeable Today: it gets more complicated because there are people who are more likely to become singers, writers or sth like that Scotland: has its own legal and educational system + own civic and intellectual traditions → now: own government English anxiety is increasing → loss of identity end of the Empire → the pressure to plunge into Europe → uncontrollability of international business image of stereotypes gets missing → offered characteristics to identify with →: they remain elusive 2. "MY SON THE FANATIC" (HANIF KUREISHI) 2.1 WHAT IS A FANATIC somebody who is dedicated to a certain idea or ideology ➡ without taking responsibility concerning his surrounding ideology has often a political or religious background ➡they assert their opinion with brutality positive disciplined, ambitious effective zealous determined → sacrifice strong group feeling 2.2 FOUNDING OF PAKISTAN (1947) Pakistan and Britain have always been enemies 1971: split by a religious line (Bangladesh & Pakistan) after the end of British rule in India, many Muslims there claimed their own state 2.3 PAKISTANIS IN BRITAIN negative extreme, aggressive, militant intolerant, ruthless, brutal, violent ideology → political/religious freaky, loud, angry limitless TEXT: ISLAM IN BRITAIN immigration → fill job gaps 3rd largest ethnic minority in GB many came directly after foundation of Pakistan second and third generation often referred to as “British Pakistanis" 2nd largest religion in the UK Muslim population →4.8% of total population ➡ Pakistani, Bangladeshi, and Indian heritage → immigrants moved in large numbers to Britain → search of work Founder of Islam: Mohammed Many young Muslims support a particularly extreme & violent form of Islam Increasing fundamentalism of Muslims in the West (political Islam VS. fundamentalism → both increase) Rise of terror groups → extreme Islamists from Muslim countries Have their roots in the different interpretations of Islam There is no single Islamic organization representing Muslims they are very diverse in their attitudes 2.4 SUMMARY OF THE STORY 1. Ali's room changes 2. Parvez turns to the other cabbies for advice 3. Parvez suspects Ali of taking drugs 4. 5. 6. 7. Parvez thinks about kicking Ali out 8. Parvez discovers that Ali has become religious Parvez plans to take Ali to a restaurant, but he initially refuses Parvez and Ali argue at the restaurant 9. Parvez tries to mend their father-son- relationship over the next 2 weeks Bettina tries to talk to Ali 10. Parvez beats Ali 2.5 CHARACTERS Parvez has immigrated to England with his son Ali. Ali's behavior starts to change. Parvez tells his friends how he is feeling and asks what could be wrong with Ali. Parvez' friends suppose that Ali might be addicted to drugs sells his things to buy them Ali prays 5 times a day. grows a beard & gives his things away Parvez invites Ali for dinner wants to talk about his recent behavior Ali does not want to → Parvez gets angry Parvez drinks a lot 2) ALI (SON OF PARVEZ) they start to argue Ali criticizes Parvez' "Western style of living" Parvez feels like he has lost his son wants him to leave the house Parvez cries and tries everything to please his son He is growing himself a beard Wants their old brother-like relationship back Bettina tries to start a conversation with Ali he offends her she leaves the car →Parvez is angry Parvez drinks a lot because he is mad at his son attack him Ali asks: "So, who is the fanatic now?" 1) PARVEZ (FATHER OF ALI) immigrant from Pakistan who now lives in England marriedhe avoids his wife by working at night turned away from his religion (Islam) ➜ he had to learn the Koran as a duty → humiliation job: taxi driver → his colleges are like friends to him (they are Punjabis, too) caring father → he works a lot to provide his son with everything (education, entertainment,) idealistic dreams for his son's future → selfish before Ali changed, they were like "Brothers" → caring & loving not trustful → looks through his things & disturbs his privacy → overprotecting assimilated to western culture → liberal way of life has the urge to be in control of what is going on alcoholic drinks when he feels sad or uncomfortable → not much self-control Parvez is so devastated by his son's behavior that he gets violent, is not able to cope with the situation and beats his son. second generation immigrant had been a good student and lived the perfect teenager life → socializing, kind, self-confident turns into a religious fanatic with fundamental believes to give his life a meaning → isolated turns away from Western society → criticizes his father's Western lifestyle → strict Muslim disillusioned with Western lifestyle → blames it for precarious living situations of Immigrants in the UK seeks refuge in his religion → he feels like he does not belong neither to the British not the Muslim British culture sensitive but able to control himself and his emotions radicalized second generation muslim immigrant jihad: sacrificing life for Islam → reward in Paradise → Extremism → strict believes 3) BETTINA (GOOD FRIEND OF PARVEZ) prostitute wants to help Parvez →gets discriminated by Ali resembles Western values and lifestyle → the immorality of Western lifestyle 2.6 THE RELATIONSHIP: PARVEZ & ALI 1) PRIDE Parvez is really proud of Ali → Ali is his figurehead ➡ "For years, Parvez has boasted to the other men about how Ali excelled in cricket, swimming and football [...]" (p.20,1.24f.) Parvez is a 1st-generation immigrant from Pakistan he is proud to life in England now and he assimilates to western culture → liberal way of life (p.27,1.22f.) Ali is proud of his religion turns to religion to give his life a meaning (p.27,1.5ff.) criticizes his father's western lifestyle (p.25,1.9) 2) EXPECTATIONS Parvez sacrificed his free time to offer Ali a good future → "It was for Ali that Parvez worked long hours" (p.19,1.24f.) idealistic dreams for his son's future Ali expects his father to turn to religion as well and to "give [their] lives for the cause" (p.27,1.7) sacrificing life for Islam → reward in Paradise 3) DREAMS Parvez wants his old relation to Ali back → they were like brothers "I feel as I've lost my son."(p.28,1.20) Ali has the feeling that he does not belong to the British nor the Muslim British society His dream is to give his life a meaning while turning to religion and sacrificing his life for Islam (p.27,1.7) 4) INDIFFERENCE Ali doesn't care about his father's feelings → “He hoped Ali would compliment him [] but Ali didn't appear to notice it" (p.29,1.15f.) Parvez doesn't care about his son who feels like he does not belong to any culture → seeks refuge in religion ↑ ↑ TEXT: WHY DO SOME PEOPE BECOME JIHADIS? ideology → twisted perversion of the religion extremists change it up to legitimize their actions ➤ There are a lot of Muslims but only a handful of extremists → no generalization CONCEPT: ACCULTURATION process of balancing two competing cultural influences 1) deculturation a migrant loses all touch with their culture of origin new culture >>> origin 2) assimilation a migrant retain some lose association with its origin but fully adopt the culture of host nation new culture >> origin 3) integration a migrant retains strong ties with his culture of origin but is a fully functioning member of society new culture = origin 4) rejection a migrant rejects his host-nation culture completely in favor of their culture of origin new culture <<< origin Reasons for acculturation: peer groups, familial relationships, personality, socioeconomics, degree of acceptance 5) A third culture → a counterculture for young Muslim men ➡roots: a migrant feels like he does not belong somewhere radical extremist factions offer self-esteem and identity in exchange for allegiance with their propaganda machines they try to recruit young men for their purposes propaganda plays an important role in converting the radicalized into actual terrorists 3. MEDIATION summary in another language MEDIATION TECHNIQUES introduction: title (translate as well), author, text type, date of publication, main idea of the text main part: short paragraphs summing up the major arguments → own words as much as possible (present tense) no unnecessary information/details no own opinion 1) skimming and scanning: important keywords and interesting details 2) guessing new words: context, similar words 3) getting the gist: find out what the most important information in the text is selecting only relevant points 4) 5) summarizing: sum up the relevant points you have found in your own words it is more important that the output text sounds natural than that it is close in style to the input text 4. VOCABULARY & PHRASES English fanatics clash of cultures religious faith Western/British society generation conflict fundamentalist Muslims radicalization of Muslims growing up in the West identity confusion guidance Assimilation Integration Fundamentalism 2nd generation immigrants, born in Britain 1) 2) - - 1) Ali: no longer interested in this way of life and refuses it not interested in social & economic success ➡ 2) - - Deutsch/Erklärung both are fanatics lack of trust & compromises Ali: fanatic about Muslim religious faith Parvez: fanatic about life in Western society Kampf der Kulturen religiöser Glaube liberal way of life accepts prostitution, drugs & alcoholism education → "anti-religious attitude" (Ali) father-son conflict - believes in the teaching of fundamentalist Muslims Parvez: his aim is to integrate in British society they oppose the infiltration of Westernizing influences and seek to institute Islamic law, including strict codes of behavior consequence of multiculturalism failed integration & dangers (terrorism) no real Britain, no real Pakistani clash of culture within one family seeking for guidance in Koran adapting completely the culture and the way of life losing the connection the culture of the birth country migrating to a new country & keeping parts of your origin culture uncompromising adherence to something (Koran) is their way to establish an identity lack of cultural identity do not feel accepted in Britain in contrast to their parents, they don't want to adopt the culture anymore condemn Western immoral and decadent behavior uncompromising adherence to the Koran influenced and led by extremely conservative Muslim leaders distance themselves from the rest of society

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THEMEN 1. Great Britain, Multiculturalism, British History Text: "To defend multiculturalism is to defend liberty" Text: "The English today" Short story: ,,My Son the Fanatic"(Hanif Kureishi) Text: "Islam in Britain" Text: "Why do some young people become Jihadis?" 3. Mediation 4. Vocabulary 2. ENGLISCH KLAUSUR 1 (Q2) 1. GREAT BRITAIN, MULTICULTURALISM & BRITISH HISTORY 1.1 GREAT BRITAIN 1) politics monarchy → Queen Brexit "British exit" → Boris Johnson parliament 2) culture traditions British English → accent musicians & actors monuments 1.2 GENERAL FACTS THE BRITISH EMPIRE 3) history industrial revolution imperialism colonization immigration 4) society cultural diversity nationalities & ethnicity → multiculturalism drugs began in the 16th century → "Age of discovery" was the largest and most powerful Empire in history a term used to describe all the places around the world that were ruled by Britain 1.3 THE ROLE BRITAIN HAS IN EUROPE From the Roman Empire to Brexit ⇒ the relationship with Europe has always been a struggle 1962: Britain had lost an empire but failed to find a role throughout the history the UK'S refusal to join the founding nations of the European Community gets obvious 1965: the UK signed the treaty Rome ➡ Britain should balance close security relationship with Washington with engagement in the EU 31.1.2020: Brexit ➡Brexit has negated the European pillar of UK foreign policy → RESULT: a nation in search of identity ➡Brexiters formed Britain's membership in "Europe" as an admission of defeat and exercise in retreat The...

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wanted Brexit because the believed in the promised "liberation" TEXT: "TO DEFEND MULTICULTURALISM IS TO DEFEND LIBERTY" (P.85) Multiculturalism: to live our life as we wish → includes the cultural dimension ➡ everybody is free to choose their lifestyle → freedom economic success → advantages diverse cities → learn from each other British society is becoming more mixed not more segregated TEXT: "THE ENGLISH TODAY" (P.81) In the past: ➡ The British were one of the most easily identified people → language, manners, clothes... being "English" and being "British" was interchangeable Today: it gets more complicated because there are people who are more likely to become singers, writers or sth like that Scotland: has its own legal and educational system + own civic and intellectual traditions → now: own government English anxiety is increasing → loss of identity end of the Empire → the pressure to plunge into Europe → uncontrollability of international business image of stereotypes gets missing → offered characteristics to identify with →: they remain elusive 2. "MY SON THE FANATIC" (HANIF KUREISHI) 2.1 WHAT IS A FANATIC somebody who is dedicated to a certain idea or ideology ➡ without taking responsibility concerning his surrounding ideology has often a political or religious background ➡they assert their opinion with brutality positive disciplined, ambitious effective zealous determined → sacrifice strong group feeling 2.2 FOUNDING OF PAKISTAN (1947) Pakistan and Britain have always been enemies 1971: split by a religious line (Bangladesh & Pakistan) after the end of British rule in India, many Muslims there claimed their own state 2.3 PAKISTANIS IN BRITAIN negative extreme, aggressive, militant intolerant, ruthless, brutal, violent ideology → political/religious freaky, loud, angry limitless TEXT: ISLAM IN BRITAIN immigration → fill job gaps 3rd largest ethnic minority in GB many came directly after foundation of Pakistan second and third generation often referred to as “British Pakistanis" 2nd largest religion in the UK Muslim population →4.8% of total population ➡ Pakistani, Bangladeshi, and Indian heritage → immigrants moved in large numbers to Britain → search of work Founder of Islam: Mohammed Many young Muslims support a particularly extreme & violent form of Islam Increasing fundamentalism of Muslims in the West (political Islam VS. fundamentalism → both increase) Rise of terror groups → extreme Islamists from Muslim countries Have their roots in the different interpretations of Islam There is no single Islamic organization representing Muslims they are very diverse in their attitudes 2.4 SUMMARY OF THE STORY 1. Ali's room changes 2. Parvez turns to the other cabbies for advice 3. Parvez suspects Ali of taking drugs 4. 5. 6. 7. Parvez thinks about kicking Ali out 8. Parvez discovers that Ali has become religious Parvez plans to take Ali to a restaurant, but he initially refuses Parvez and Ali argue at the restaurant 9. Parvez tries to mend their father-son- relationship over the next 2 weeks Bettina tries to talk to Ali 10. Parvez beats Ali 2.5 CHARACTERS Parvez has immigrated to England with his son Ali. Ali's behavior starts to change. Parvez tells his friends how he is feeling and asks what could be wrong with Ali. Parvez' friends suppose that Ali might be addicted to drugs sells his things to buy them Ali prays 5 times a day. grows a beard & gives his things away Parvez invites Ali for dinner wants to talk about his recent behavior Ali does not want to → Parvez gets angry Parvez drinks a lot 2) ALI (SON OF PARVEZ) they start to argue Ali criticizes Parvez' "Western style of living" Parvez feels like he has lost his son wants him to leave the house Parvez cries and tries everything to please his son He is growing himself a beard Wants their old brother-like relationship back Bettina tries to start a conversation with Ali he offends her she leaves the car →Parvez is angry Parvez drinks a lot because he is mad at his son attack him Ali asks: "So, who is the fanatic now?" 1) PARVEZ (FATHER OF ALI) immigrant from Pakistan who now lives in England marriedhe avoids his wife by working at night turned away from his religion (Islam) ➜ he had to learn the Koran as a duty → humiliation job: taxi driver → his colleges are like friends to him (they are Punjabis, too) caring father → he works a lot to provide his son with everything (education, entertainment,) idealistic dreams for his son's future → selfish before Ali changed, they were like "Brothers" → caring & loving not trustful → looks through his things & disturbs his privacy → overprotecting assimilated to western culture → liberal way of life has the urge to be in control of what is going on alcoholic drinks when he feels sad or uncomfortable → not much self-control Parvez is so devastated by his son's behavior that he gets violent, is not able to cope with the situation and beats his son. second generation immigrant had been a good student and lived the perfect teenager life → socializing, kind, self-confident turns into a religious fanatic with fundamental believes to give his life a meaning → isolated turns away from Western society → criticizes his father's Western lifestyle → strict Muslim disillusioned with Western lifestyle → blames it for precarious living situations of Immigrants in the UK seeks refuge in his religion → he feels like he does not belong neither to the British not the Muslim British culture sensitive but able to control himself and his emotions radicalized second generation muslim immigrant jihad: sacrificing life for Islam → reward in Paradise → Extremism → strict believes 3) BETTINA (GOOD FRIEND OF PARVEZ) prostitute wants to help Parvez →gets discriminated by Ali resembles Western values and lifestyle → the immorality of Western lifestyle 2.6 THE RELATIONSHIP: PARVEZ & ALI 1) PRIDE Parvez is really proud of Ali → Ali is his figurehead ➡ "For years, Parvez has boasted to the other men about how Ali excelled in cricket, swimming and football [...]" (p.20,1.24f.) Parvez is a 1st-generation immigrant from Pakistan he is proud to life in England now and he assimilates to western culture → liberal way of life (p.27,1.22f.) Ali is proud of his religion turns to religion to give his life a meaning (p.27,1.5ff.) criticizes his father's western lifestyle (p.25,1.9) 2) EXPECTATIONS Parvez sacrificed his free time to offer Ali a good future → "It was for Ali that Parvez worked long hours" (p.19,1.24f.) idealistic dreams for his son's future Ali expects his father to turn to religion as well and to "give [their] lives for the cause" (p.27,1.7) sacrificing life for Islam → reward in Paradise 3) DREAMS Parvez wants his old relation to Ali back → they were like brothers "I feel as I've lost my son."(p.28,1.20) Ali has the feeling that he does not belong to the British nor the Muslim British society His dream is to give his life a meaning while turning to religion and sacrificing his life for Islam (p.27,1.7) 4) INDIFFERENCE Ali doesn't care about his father's feelings → “He hoped Ali would compliment him [] but Ali didn't appear to notice it" (p.29,1.15f.) Parvez doesn't care about his son who feels like he does not belong to any culture → seeks refuge in religion ↑ ↑ TEXT: WHY DO SOME PEOPE BECOME JIHADIS? ideology → twisted perversion of the religion extremists change it up to legitimize their actions ➤ There are a lot of Muslims but only a handful of extremists → no generalization CONCEPT: ACCULTURATION process of balancing two competing cultural influences 1) deculturation a migrant loses all touch with their culture of origin new culture >>> origin 2) assimilation a migrant retain some lose association with its origin but fully adopt the culture of host nation new culture >> origin 3) integration a migrant retains strong ties with his culture of origin but is a fully functioning member of society new culture = origin 4) rejection a migrant rejects his host-nation culture completely in favor of their culture of origin new culture <<< origin Reasons for acculturation: peer groups, familial relationships, personality, socioeconomics, degree of acceptance 5) A third culture → a counterculture for young Muslim men ➡roots: a migrant feels like he does not belong somewhere radical extremist factions offer self-esteem and identity in exchange for allegiance with their propaganda machines they try to recruit young men for their purposes propaganda plays an important role in converting the radicalized into actual terrorists 3. MEDIATION summary in another language MEDIATION TECHNIQUES introduction: title (translate as well), author, text type, date of publication, main idea of the text main part: short paragraphs summing up the major arguments → own words as much as possible (present tense) no unnecessary information/details no own opinion 1) skimming and scanning: important keywords and interesting details 2) guessing new words: context, similar words 3) getting the gist: find out what the most important information in the text is selecting only relevant points 4) 5) summarizing: sum up the relevant points you have found in your own words it is more important that the output text sounds natural than that it is close in style to the input text 4. VOCABULARY & PHRASES English fanatics clash of cultures religious faith Western/British society generation conflict fundamentalist Muslims radicalization of Muslims growing up in the West identity confusion guidance Assimilation Integration Fundamentalism 2nd generation immigrants, born in Britain 1) 2) - - 1) Ali: no longer interested in this way of life and refuses it not interested in social & economic success ➡ 2) - - Deutsch/Erklärung both are fanatics lack of trust & compromises Ali: fanatic about Muslim religious faith Parvez: fanatic about life in Western society Kampf der Kulturen religiöser Glaube liberal way of life accepts prostitution, drugs & alcoholism education → "anti-religious attitude" (Ali) father-son conflict - believes in the teaching of fundamentalist Muslims Parvez: his aim is to integrate in British society they oppose the infiltration of Westernizing influences and seek to institute Islamic law, including strict codes of behavior consequence of multiculturalism failed integration & dangers (terrorism) no real Britain, no real Pakistani clash of culture within one family seeking for guidance in Koran adapting completely the culture and the way of life losing the connection the culture of the birth country migrating to a new country & keeping parts of your origin culture uncompromising adherence to something (Koran) is their way to establish an identity lack of cultural identity do not feel accepted in Britain in contrast to their parents, they don't want to adopt the culture anymore condemn Western immoral and decadent behavior uncompromising adherence to the Koran influenced and led by extremely conservative Muslim leaders distance themselves from the rest of society