Articles by: Angelika

The Greater Houston Area Red Cross Needs your Donation for Disaster Relief

The American Red Cross – Greater Houston Chapter has been our home for our German language classes since we began in January.  They have been of invaluable help to us, and now they need help for their disaster relief.  The American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region, is headquartered at […]

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Austrian Cultural Forum New York: Young Scholars Travel Grants 2016

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY) and the German Studies Association (GSA) are happy to announce that there will be limited funds available to support selected young Austrian Studies scholars who will participate in this year’s conference of the German Studies Association in San Diego from 29 September to […]

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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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