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Given that more and more schools are faced with having to teach in a virtual classroom, we have compiled a collection of materials that are suitable for the teaching and learning of German online.

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For Children

Felix und Franzi Teaser ©Goethe-Institut Australien

Felix and Franzi Online Room

This new online room is based on German with Felix und Franzi Volume I and can be used in addition to existing Felix and Franzi classroom materials.

Experimentieren auf Deutsch © Goethe-Institut / ove-pictures

Science Experiments in German

Water, magnetism, plants, cars, materials, air, time, weight, oil, fat, gas, the human body, animals, nature, earth and the sun. The Goethe-Institut Slovakia offers 20 CLIL modules for these topics. The modules are suited for primary school children in Years 3 and 4 that speak German at the A1 level.

 

Kinderuni ©Goethe-Institut

Kinder university

The digital Kinder University is an innovative educational project for children aged 8-12. A key aspect of the Kinder University is its online platform which is accessible to everyone free of charge.

Live-Online-Schnupperkurs © Goethe-Institut

Kinderuni Live online taster session

Would you and your students like to try out the Kinderuni at home? Then book a live online taster session free of charge for kids in Years 5 and 6. This 50 minute course is lead by one of our German teachers via Zoom. Click here to arrange a time.

Logo Lingo © Lingo – Eduversum

LINGO learn STEM

LINGO consists of a hands-on magazine for children between the ages of 8 and 12 as well as the MINTmobile website and app for teens aged 13 to 16. The contents of the magazine is dealt with in more depth both in the subject and linguistically on MINTmobil. All the magazines can be downloaded for free on the Lingo website
 

Curiosity Contest © Goethe-Institut

Curiosity Contest

Do you have a lot of questions about nature, animals, technologie or anything else? Then send us one of these questions by 20 October 2020.


For Teens

Online Raum Prüfungen 11/12 ©Colourbox

Online Exam Preparation for Year 11/12

These online rooms for exam preparation, repetition and practice are based on the core themes of the various curricula.

Junior Uni © Goethe-Institut

Junior University

Young people between the age of 12 and 14 can attend exciting lectures at the digital junior university: Topics include robotics, space, technologies, natural sciences, energy and sustainability. After registering free of charge, they can expand their knowledge and learn German on the side.

EDDU © Goethe-Institut

EDDU

Erfolgreich digital Deutsch unterrichten - is a project of the Goethe-Instituts in South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand that supports teaching and learning of German with digital tools. Teaching materials are available for download.  

Lifeswap Lockdown Diaries -Banner © Steffen Kreft

Lifeswap
Lifeswap - The Lockdown Diaries

The series Lifeswap is back with a lockdown special and five new episodes.

Lingo MINT mobil © Eduversum GmbH

LingoMINTmobil

"LingoMINTmobil" offers numerous interactive online materials for students of German. In addition to German, learners can acquire knowledge in the fields of biology, chemistry, geography, physics, computer science, mathematics and technology. With the free app "LingoMINT"-Quiz students can test their knowledge and compete against each other.

Onleihe Filme © Goethe-Institut

Onleihe: German Online Library

Over 100 German films – classic movies as well as current productions – are available for free on our eMedia platform, the eLibrary.

Popcast © Goethe-Institut | Illustration: DOON 東

Popcast - current Music from Germany

Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Electro: Every month this podcast presents new music from Germany below the radar to adults and young people interested in music. Quality pop made in Germany, also available for download by subscription.

Goethe on Spotify © Canva

Goethe-Institut on Spotify

Electronic music, German pop or podcasts? From classical music to kraut rock - from feminism to football: On our spotify channel you can find a large selection of playlists. Music lovers of all ages will find the right music for every mood and interesting information about the German music scene.

24h Deutsch – Deutsch lernen mit Ida Photo: Kandismedia

Learn German with Ida

The YouTube channel 24h Deutsch takes you on a journey through a typical day in Germany. Each episode is dedicated to a German learning aspect: from tongue twisters and cursing to the subjunctive II (levels A2/B1)

Deutschlandlabor © Goethe-Institut und Deutsche Welle

Deutschlandlabor

Do Germans eat sausage every day? Does every German drive an expensive car? And is it true that everything runs smoothly in Germany? Nina and David, the two hosts of the series Das Deutschlandlabor explore these and other stereotypes about Germans on their journey through the country.

Ticket nach Berlin © Goethe-Institut

Ticket nach Berlin

Six candidates, two teams, one goal: Berlin. On their journey through Germany six young learners of German face thrilling challenges.

Handwerksberufe in Deutschland © Adobe Stock, Yevhen

Calendar 2020 "Handwerksberufe in Deutschland"

The 2020 calendar has the topic "Handwerksberufe in Deutschland - zwischen Tradition und Innovation".

Bauhaus DIY Goethe-Institut | CC BY-NC 3.0

Bauhaus DIY

Modular, interdisciplinary and open: the DIY-kit is aimed at a target group aged twelve to eighteen and conveys relevant aspects of the Bauhaus and its ideas in a practical and personal way.

Lernmaterial PASCH-net © Canva

Teaching materials on PASCH-net

PASCH-net offers a variety of videos, texts and audios addressing current topics. The materials can be downloaded free of charge and can be filtered according to language level and topic.

Science Film Festival © science film festival

Teaching Resources Science Film Festival

Here you will find films and related teaching materials on the topics of science, technology and the environment for children and young people of all ages.

Quiz: AROUNDTHEWORLD © Peffermind Games

Quiz: AroundtheWorld

Children and young people from the age of eight can test their knowledge on nature and environmental topics around the world in this quiz.

Lern Deutsch

Learn German
City of Words

An Online Game for learners of German at A1-level. In the ficticious "City of Words", you collect new words, use them in short sentences, and you can test your skills in short games with other players.

Quiz: EITHER - OR: TEST YOUR ECO TYPE © Peffermind Games

Quiz: Test your Eco Type!

Decide quickly: Here, children and young people, up from eight years old, can find out what ecotype they are.

Rätselhafter auftrag © Goethe-Institut

A Mysterious Mission

An adventure game for advanced learners of German from Level B1. Placed in a professional environment, the players solve an exciting criminal case.

Deutschtrainer A1 © Goethe-Institut

Deutschtrainer A1

How do you count in German? What are fruits and vegetables called? How do you tell the time in German? In 10 chapters you can practice vocabulary and structures on topics from everyday life.

Kartoffel 2 © Goethe-Institut

Heiße Kartoffel

"Heiße Kartoffel" is a digital educational game, developed by the Goethe-Institut, for learners at A2 level to practice German vocabulary and grammar and test general knowledge about Germany.

Our Street – German in everyday situations © Goethe-Institut

Our Street – German in everyday situations

Discover who is living or working here and practise your German.


For Teachers

GETVICO24 2020 © Goethe-Institut

GETVICO24 goes global!

Join us for the first edition of the GETVICO 24 – the virtual German teacher conference. 24 hours dedicated to teaching German around the world. We will start on 20 October, in North America, pass on to Australia (21 October), continue to India and finally to the Goethe-Institut Headquarters in Munich, Germany. The conference is held in German and you can participate from anywhere around the world.  

My Grammar Rules (Lehrer) canva.com

Every Thursday night, 5:45-7:15 pm
My Grammar Rules for Teachers of German

The 90-minute grammar workshops are now also available especially for teachers of German. Every Thursday evening, we'll offer effective methods for teaching grammar and new ideas for the classroom.

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Every Wednesday night, 5:45-7:15 pm
My Grammar Rules (MGR)

Get some bite-size chunks of German grammar under your belt in our 90-minute Grammar Workshops. Each Wednesday evening, one challenging grammatical concept will be explained, applied and consolidated in an interactive online session. If your (least) favourite topic is not on our menu, please get back to us!

laptop © Canva

Learning German in Australia now online

Great news for everyone interested in learning German in Australia: All our courses are now online! There is no need to be based in Melbourne or Sydney. You can learn German from wherever you are in Australia. Click on either Melbourne or Sydney to view the course offer.

DLL © Goethe-Institut

Online DLL Courses

„Deutsch Lehren Lernen (DLL)“ is an innovative professional learning program of the Goethe-Institut. Offering further training, it answers fundamental questions regarding the teaching of German as an additional language. The 10-week online courses offer a variety of subjects, and are designed for teachers of German who are looking for professional learning utilising the latest training methods.

Online Tutorieren © Colourbox

Tutor Online

This training is about your role as a tutor, about your communication with individual participants and the whole group.

webinar © colourbox

Webinars for Teachers of German

The webinars offered by the Goethe-Institut are available for teachers of German free of charge. 

Deutsch für dich Foto: Shutterstock.com, Rawpixel.com

Deutsch für Dich

Learn German together free of charge: Browse tutorials by language ability level and topic, and add them to your own learning list. You will find learning tips and you may share experiences with other users in the forum.

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