German

Study German at Goethe Institute

  The Goethe Institute is the culture institute of the Federal Republic of Germany. As such, it promotes the study of the German language as well as the cultural understanding between Germany and other countries....

Lagos Introduces German and Mandarin to Schools

The government in the Nigerian state of Lagos has announced that the teaching of German and Mandarin is to commence in six schools across the region. The state commissioner for education, Olayinka Oladunjoye stated that...

German Olympics

International language learners gather each year to compete in a German language competition: the Internationale Deutscholympiade. The competition takes place in a different German city every two years. Last month, it was held in...

Germans Resist Gender Modifications

On March 6, more than seventy high-profile Germans, including linguists, teachers, journalists, lawyers, and writers, published a letter and an accompanying petition that condemned new...

Switzerland Offers Free German Language Classes for Migrants

Foreigners moving to Basel are eligible for a free voucher to learn German. Language-learning schools such as Inlingua and ECAP have reported an increase in those learning German through the voucher, still, many immigrants...

Call for More German in Europe

German chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative coalition is calling for an increase in the use of German in Europe in its campaign program. If the conservative members are re-elected in September, they will push for...

Did Ford’s Model T Kill Midwest German Dialects?

After decades of research, University of Kansas researcher William Keel believes it was Henry Ford, not Kaiser Bill, who was responsible for the decline...

Investing in German

Why and where to learn the übercool language of economics, engineering, and design According to the latest estimates by the Goethe–Institut, around 14.5 million people worldwide are learning German as a foreign language. While German...

Levi’s Book of Barnyard Animals / German

Levi's Book of Barnyard Animals Levi's Book of Barnyard Animals presents 21 different animals of the barnyard -- bull, cat, chicken, cow, dog, donkey, duck, fox, goat, goose, horse, mouse, owl, pig, rabbit, rat, rooster, sheep,...

German’s Economic Clout

German may be the tenth most-spoken language in the world in terms of native-speakers, but, according to a socio-linguist at the University of Duisburg-Essen, it is not only the fourth most-popular language to learn,...