German Resources


Classroom Materials

Books and Other Publications

German Information Center
Information on Germany in German and English. Part of the German Embassy in Washington, DC.
Website: www.germany-info.org
Phone: 202-471-5532

Goethe Institute
Information and materials for teachers of German.
Website: www.goethe.de/enindex.htm
IBIS, International Book Import Service

German books
Website: www.ibiservice.com
Website: www.goethe.de/enindex.htm
E-mail: ibis@ibiservice.com
Phone: 1-800-277-4247

Langenscheidt Publishers, Inc.
Specializes in map products as well as language materials.
Website: www.langenscheidt.com
E-mail: sales@langenscheidt.com
Phone: 1-800-432-MAPS (6277)

Periodicals and Newspapers

Amerika Woche
Newspaper published in the U.S. by native German speakers. Contains good short articles about issues in both Germany and the U.S.
Website: www.amerikawoche.com
E-mail: info@amerikawoche.com

Bravo
German teen magazine with topics such as music, pop culture, and question/answer forums in which teens discuss relevant issues. Good short articles.
Website: www.bravo.de

Der Spiegel
Weekly news magazine from Hamburg, Germany.
Website: www.spiegel.de

FOCUS-Abonnentenservice
Weekly news magazine similar to Time magazine with wonderful graphics.
Website: http://www.focus.de/magazin/service
E-mail: webmaster@focus.de

Juma
Teen magazine from Koeln.
Website: www.juma.de
E-mail: redaktion@juma.edu

Neues Deutschland
Daily newspaper from Berlin, Germany.
Website: www.nd-online.de
E-mail: redaktion@nd-online.de
Phone: 030-293-90-5

 


Professional Development

Professional Organizations

American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)
A wealth of materials are available from AATG, as well as many programs that support German teaching. The AATG website has wonderful links to German resources. Members of AATG receive either The German Quarterly or Die Unterrichtspraxis, as well as the quarterly AATG newsletter.
Website: www.aatg.org
E-mail: headquarters@aatg.org
Phone: 856-795-5553

Germanic American Institute
Language courses for all ages and German events. Located in Saint Paul, MN.
Web: www.gai-mn.org
E-mail: office@gai-mn.org
Phone: 651-222-7027

Goethe Institut Chicago
Provides quarterly mailings of programs and support services.
Website: www.goethe.de/uk/chi/enindex.htm
Phone: 312-263-0472
Email: info@chicago.goethe.org

Professional Periodicals

The German Quarterly or Die Unterrichtspraxis
Website: www.aatg.org
E-mail: headquarters@aatg.org
Phone: 856-795-5553

 


Multimedia Resources

Web Sites

AATG Home Page
Has wonderful links to German sites for teaching and learning. Fabulous site!
Website: www.aatg.org
E-mail: headquarters@aatg.org
Phone: 856-745-5553

Lixl-Purcell’s German Studies WWW Trails
Has been called the champion of all German-related Internet indexes. Great site!
Website: www.uncg.edu/~lixlpurc/german.html
Email: andreas_Lixl@uncg.edu

Stern Magazine
Provides up to the minute news reports from Germany.
Website: www.stern.de/news

Berlin Information
Website: www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/adressen/berlin-info.html

Deutsche Welle’s “DW-TV” Television Show
Website: www.dw-world.de
Email: info@dw-world.de

Der Spiegel Online: German weekly news magazine
Website: www.spiegel.de

German news
Website:http://germannews.com

Focus magazine: German magazine
Website: http://www.focus.de

Other Multimedia Resources

University of Minnesota Language Center
The University of Minnesota’s Language Center has a web site devoted to a language software database for both Mac’s and PC’s. A link can be found on this page: languagecenter.cla.umn.edu/index.php?page=instructor (under “Materials Libraries”).

SCOLA (Satellite Communications for Learning)
SCOLA is an internationally-based non-profit consortium of educational institutions. It transmits international television programs for schools.
Website: www.scola.org
E-mail: scola@scola.org
Phone: 712-566-2202

 

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