Articles by: Angelika

Study Looks at American Perceptions of Germany

The following article was first published on April 5, 2016, on www.germany.info, the website of the German Missions in the United States.  Published by permission of the German Consulate General Houston. The majority of Americans view Germany in a positive light and Germany is considered the top non-English speaking U.S. […]

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Stellenangebot fuer Deutschlehrer/in

Das German Institute for the Southwest (Houston), ein Goethe-Institut Pruefungszentrum, sucht eine/n Deutschlehrer/in fuer eine Anfaengerklasse, Deutsch als Fremdsprache (Niveau A 1.1), zunaechst als Urlaubsvertretung fuer die Zeit vom 18. April bis zum 25. Mai 2016, an Montag- und Mittwochabenden von 18.30h bis 20.00h.  Der/die ideale Kandidat/in beherscht deutsch als […]

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German Tongue Twisters or “Zungenbrecher”

What is a tongue twister? tongue-twist·er noun noun: tongue-twister; plural noun: tongue-twisters 1. a sequence of words or sounds, typically of an alliterative kind, that are difficult to pronounce quickly and correctly, as, for example, “tie twine to three tree twigs.” Was ist ein Zungenbrecher? Zun¬gen¬bre¬cher, der Wortart: Substantiv, maskulin; […]

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Wim Wenders: “Portraits Along the Road” at the MFAH

Our friends at the Museum of Fine Arts would like to invite you to the screening of Wim Wenders’ “road trilogy,” or more formally, “Wim Wenders: Portraits Along the Road.” This international celebration of German filmmaker Wim Wenders, features new digital restorations. First earning an international reputation as a cofounder […]

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