German Language

Martinstag, Laternenumzug and Martinsgans

On November 11, Martinstag is celebrated in Germany with many traditions.  Martin of Tours was the third Bishop of Tours in France during the 4th century AD/CE. There are many legends woven around his person.  For instance, when he still was a Roman soldier, he cut his cloak into halves […]

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All Fall Registrations for Adults, Teenagers and Children are Open

Our popular children’s in-person classes (ages 5-16) on Saturdays begin after Labor Day on September 10, 2022, in The Woodlands. We offer Spielgruppen 1 and 2 for 5-7 year-olds, either beginners or heritage speakers. 8-11 year-olds can choose from a Basiskurs (no German pre-requisite), or Fit in Deutsch 1.1, Fit […]

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GIS German Language Classes for Children and Teenagers

Classes for children and teenagers are open for registration.  Hurry – Early Registration (you get a discount) ends on Sunday, December 12, 2021. We welcome all children and teenagers from the age of 5 to 16 years old interested in learning and exploring the language and culture of German-speaking countries. […]

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Five Exciting Online Workshops for Children and Teens during the Fall and Holidays

In addition to our popular German classes for children and teens, we have developed a great series of online workshops for the term. Take a look and sign up your children and teens as soon as possible. Workshops are limited to 10 participants.  The cost for each participant per workshop […]

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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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Apply Today for a Scholarship to Study in Germany

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program: Apply today for a scholarship to study abroad in Germany – it is a life-changing opportunity! Are you aware of the Congress-Bundestag Youth exchange (CBYX) program? Scholarships are provided for eligible high school students to spend an academic year attending a German school while living with […]

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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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Deutsch lernen – Learn German – for Kids and Youths

German classes in the Woodlands – Deutsch lernen in den Woodlands – it’s time to register your children and youths for our Spring Camp from April 22 to May 27 – you and your children will love it: German Classes for Children and Teenagers in The Woodlands – 6 Week […]

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The Ten German Words of Christmas: Hüftgold

Take a look at the article “10 words that reveal Germany’s Christmas culture” that was published on the Deutsche Welle website on December 12, 2016, with this link:, Permalink: Hüftgold Follow Deutsche Welle on Twitter on @dw_culture and send them your favorite Christmas words.