Medienstunde

The activities below were designed as a supplement to the German textbook Treffpunkt Deutsch, but would be suitable for use with any introductory German curriculum.  As many of the activities require students to navigate German-language websites with a partner , it is recommended that they be conducted during normal class …

Modalverben // Nena

About the Band Nena is probably best known throughout the world for her 1983 hit “99 Luftballons,” or, more precisely, the English-language version “99 Red Balloons.” This song remains her only international hit, but her music is well known in the German-speaking world. She is considered one of the original …

Recovering Foreign Language Study for the Humanities Through Curricular Thinking: Reflections on Challenges, Principles, and Opportunities

Heidi Byrnes, George M. Roth Distinguished Professor of German at Georgetown University Thursday, October 25, 2012 | University of Kansas Collegiate foreign language programs are challenged to assure that their learners acquire sophisticated literary-cultural knowledge regarding their cultural areas; they are asked to assure that learners acquire non-native languages to …

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