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German in professional situations

How specific do professional language skills need to be, how can they be acquired, and how can they be evidenced?
The dossier looks at these questions from different perspectives.

The PASCH initiative celebrates its anniversary

The PASCHmobile will visit all of the programme’s partners in Germany from February to December, with events staged in each place to showcase the diversity of PASCH. Follow its journey on PASCH-net.

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Mein Weg nach Deutschland

The web portal has extended its range of services for teachers and advisors. Among other things, the transcripts of the mini-series are now available for download. The contents can also be used offline.