Germany

International Parliamentary Scholarship Program in Germany

Our friends at the AATG (American Association of Teachers of German) have informed us of an incredible opportunity for college graduates: “In collaboration with Berlin’s three major universities, the German Bundestag offers the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to politically active and dedicated young college graduates who wish to play an […]

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Let the Spirit Move You – Deutscher Pfingstgottesdienst

Let the Spirit move you in German and other languages!  Pastor Karin Liebster and Vicar Iris Schneider-Ungar of Christ the King Lutheran Church cordially invite you and your family to celebrate with them a German-language Pentecost service on May 15 at 4:00 p.m.  in the wonderfully renovated church (nave).  The […]

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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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German Institute for the Southwest the only Accredited Goethe Testing Center in Houston

The German Institute for the Southwest (GIS) is the only fully accredited Goethe-Institut Testing Center (Goethe Prüfungszentrum) in Houston, Texas. We provide qualified language classes to teenagers and adults on all levels – beginning, intermediate, and advanced – that lead to the highly-recognized Goethe exams from levels A1 to C2. […]

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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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