Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Goethe-Institut to Award Two Week Grants to Germany

February 13, 2017 by  
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The Goethe-Institut is pleased to announce that two language grants will be awarded 2017! They will fly you to Germany and accommodate you! You will be participating in a 2-week language course in Oct., Nov., or Dec. 2017 (subject to course location/dates). Anyone who completes two full class cycles this year before Sept. 2017 is […]

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Germany and the U.S.

February 7, 2017 by  
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Join GABA, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, and University of California, Irvine (UCI) on February 22 at 6 p.m. for an insightful and interactive discussion on the distinctive mentalities in the U.S. and Germany, and how to adjust and successfully navigate through cultural differences in bilateral relations, business, education and everyday […]

Are You Considering Studying in Germany?

January 24, 2017 by  
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Are you considering studying in Germany? Get your TestDaF certificate for your application at Deutsches Haus at NYU, an official TestDaF testing center. TestDaF is an examination prepared at a central location and implemented around the world. It is intended primarily for students who wish to study in Germany and require certification of advanced German […]

German Language Courses for Teenagers

January 7, 2017 by  
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The DANK Haus German language classes for teenagers (ages 12-16) are designed to help students learn the German language and explore German culture. Classes provide engaging, fun and interactive learning opportunities that not only encourage intellectual development but also promote a better understanding of the student’s native language. Classes are specifically designed to target the […]

Book Tip of the Week: “Konundrum: Selected Prose of Franz Kafka”

December 27, 2016 by  
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In this new selection and translation, Peter Wortsman mines Franz Kafka’s entire opus of short prose – including works published in the author’s brief lifetime, stories published posthumously, journals, and letters – for narratives that sound the imaginative depths of the great German-Jewish scribe from Prague. It is the first volume in English to consider […]

Book Tip of the Week: “Tschick”

December 19, 2016 by  
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Read What Germany is Reading: “Tschick” By Julia Kupper Hyped as one of the best German books in the last ten years, Wolfgang Herrndorf’s “Tschick (Why We Took the Car)” is a young-adult novel about an unusual friendship between Maik Klingenberg, a 14-year-old middle-class boy from a broken home, and Andrej Tschichatschow (aka “Tschick”), a […]

Book Tip of the Week: “Berlin for Jews”

December 13, 2016 by  
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What is it like to travel to Berlin today, particularly as a Jew, and bring with you the baggage of history? And what happens when an American Jew, raised by a secular family, falls in love with Berlin not in spite of his being a Jew but because of it? The answer is Leonard Barkan’s […]

Sacramento Charter School Wins $100,000 Video Contest

November 18, 2016 by  
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The Center for Education Reform (CER) today announced that Sacramento California’s Natomas Charter School had been named the winner of CER’s “Hey John Oliver Back Off My Charter School” video contest. “Natomas Charter School is proud of its 25 year history of providing quality educational programs for students who may not fit in the traditional […]

Lunch and Learn: An Introduction to German

October 31, 2016 by  
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Learn German during your lunch break! Join the Goethe-Zentrum on Tuesday, November 1st for a one hour class that will give you an introduction to the German language. The focus of this week’s class is on introducing yourself and making small talk. Each session will start at 12:00pm, last for 1 hour and include lunch. […]

Learn Basic German for Travelers!

October 27, 2016 by  
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The Orange County German Language Meetup Group presents a course in basic German to aid people traveling through Germany and other German-speaking countries. The classes will focus on conversation, comprehension, vocabulary and basic grammar including geography, people, and culture of German. The course is very important to tourists, businessmen and those simply interested in learning […]

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