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GIS German Institute for the Southwest: German Classes for Everybody – Enroll Now

To all Students, Teachers, Members, and Friends of GIS, We hope you’re having a wonderful summer!  All of our teachers left for Germany, China, and other parts of the world to teach German, and visit family and friends during the summer.  We welcome them back, one by one, and are […]

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Volunteer for Houstonfest on February 3, 2018!

Following is a message from Rustin Buck, Director of Houstonfest: Dear speakers and friends of the German language, I would like to invite you to help promote the study of the German language in the Houston area by serving as a “judge” at the Houstonfest German contest.  Some of you […]

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Deutsche Weihnachtsmesse in Houston – German-Language Christmas Eve Service

Christ the King Lutheran Church will hold its customary Weihnachtsmesse – German language service at 4:00 p.m. on December 24, 2017.  Enjoy the festively decorated church and the Christmas readings, proclaiming the Savior of the World born to Mary and Joseph.  Traditional German Christmas carols include Stille Nacht by candlelight. […]

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To Buy or Not to Buy – Between Mass Consumption and Sustainability

This article by Sabine Olthof first appeared in Alumniportal Deutschland.  Reproduced with Permission. Consumption is seductive: the latest smartphone, the most stylish shoes, the fanciest food processor – who does not like to buy new things as soon as a bargain is on the horizon? In the US, this week […]

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GACC South – Houston New Year’s Reception 2018

GACC South – Houston celebrates its anniversary year GACC South – Houston turns 40 and they will celebrate 10 years Houston office. To start the festivities, they will gather in the elegant atmosphere of the Forest Club to network and mingle, and to welcome in the New Year. Consul General […]

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GACC South – Houston Holiday Toy Drive

Donate a Toy and Network with the German-American Business Community The German-American Chamber of Commerce – South is holding a Holiday Toy Drive to support Cotton Foundation in their efforts to restore children’s lives. The Cotton Foundation is a charitable foundation focused on assisting children impacted by natural disasters and […]

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GIS – German Institute for the Southwest is HIRING – Apply NOW

German-speaking teachers wanted for a children’s school in Rosenberg and in The Woodlands on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The ideal candidate is either a German native or speaks German fluently, and has a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in German or education.  Great working environment, small classes, curriculum […]

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It’s Time to Register for Classes at GIS – Adults, Teens, and Children

It’s back-to-school for all of us again, and we would like to remind you to sign up for classes for yourself and/or your children, while you still can take advantage of our Early Bird Discounts.  Not all of the classes are up on the website, but I will make sure […]

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2-Week Summer Intensive German Program Begins August 7, 2017

As someone once said, English is a Must – German a Plus!  There has never been a better time to learn German than now! Do join us for our 2-Week Intensive German Classes that start tomorrow evening, August 7, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., at the American Red Cross Building, […]

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Intensive Classes Start August 7 – Teachers Wanted in Rosenberg – The Woodlands – Conroe

Just a note to remind you that at our 2-Week Intensive German Classes (Mondays – Fridays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., all levels):  http://germansouthwest.org/adult-language-courses/ start on Monday, August 7, 2017, in Houston. The classes will take place at the American Red Cross, 2700 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX  77098.    We also […]

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