Australia

Carolyn Wyatt, Australien © Goethe-Institut

Knowing the Language Opens Doors

Learning German has surprisingly (to me) also opened up the opportunity for new friendships with people of German origin in Australia.More ...

German is Part of My History

German is a part of my history, a fact that I am fiercely proud of. My mothers’ side of the family is German and we continue to celebrate German traditions like Heilig Abend. More ...
Christine, Australien © Goethe-Institut

More Confidence to Extend My Career

German has become a commitment and an important part of my life. It plays on my conscious and unconscious mind – it enters my dreams and in everyday situations, I wonder how I would express things in German.More ...
Dr. Ronald McCoy, Australien (c) Goethe-Institut

Language - The Basis for Understanding Culture

As my use of German grows, I can now start to grasp the close social and historical links between English speaking and German cultures with daily fresh insights.More ...
Stephen Sims, Australien, © Goethe-Institut

A Challenge To My Skills

To me, learning a language is more than learning a new way of communicating, it’s a way of challenging everything you thought you knew and diving off the deep end into a world of new people, new ideas and culture.More ...
Josh Marks, Australien © Goethe-Institut

My future is not so closed-off

What does German mean to me? When I think of Germany I think of Lufthansa jets gliding through the fog before descending upon Frankfurt Airport in mid-winter. Of course, I know that there is so much more to the country than this simple, ingenuous view, but I enjoy picturing the landscape and the weather, both of which are polarities to Australia.More ...
Brett Capron, Australien © Goethe-Institut

For My Automotive Design Career

For as long as I can remember I have been fascinated with design, and over the past three years I have developed a passion for German design.More ...