“Autobahn” is an informative, interactive station game that provides many impressions and facts about the German-speaking countries, their culture and products. It's the perfect motivational game for students who are about to choose a foreign language, for beginners who are already learning German and even for parents.
Enterprise German is designed for schools that want to build a bridge to the world of work or expand their business contacts. The project combines aspects of professional orientation with an idea contest that stimulates the students’ creativity and inventor spirit.
A smaller version of the "Autobahn" game is the "Millionärskoffer". With its 8 stations it is well suited for a classroom activity and can be set up easily. Students work in groups to collect information from the various stations.
Games are an integral part of the everyday life of children and teenagers. The game “Leiter nach oben" designed by media and game designer Jan Quilitzsch is an exciting and educational board game for speaking practice and has been developed specifically for teaching German as a foreign Language.
Fokus Lernen provides material that will support and enhance concentration and strengthen the student’s ability to learn. These basic practices set the tone for a productive and focused lesson, relying on the fact that quiet and relaxed minds learn better and make learning German more successful.
The 2017 Goethe-Institut calendar has the title "Menschen in Deutschland". The calendar addresse topics that are of interest to young people aged between 15 and 25, such as studying, living, working and migration etc. Teaching materials are available for download.
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.
Our film archive "Goethe Collection" is managed by the National Film and Video Lending Service (NFVLS) in Canberra. NFVLS is Australia's largest film library and lends its resources to educational institutions, government departments, industry and professional bodies, and community groups such as film societies around Australia.
On this DVD you will find eleven of the best German animated short films, which were mainly made between 2005 and 2011. Some very successful films from earlier years were added. A team of cineasts and film educators made the first selection but the final decision was taken by a jury of students and college students.
No matter if beginners or advanced learners… short films are perfectly suited for the use in German lessons. This way, German lessons get more diverse and interesting. Sometimes humorous, sometimes serious – these films show parts of German reality and lead to various occasions to speak and discuss.
Through the use of films German lessons can get more vivid. Films can give impulses for authentic regional and cultural studies and motivation to study German. You can borrow films for the use in German lessons from our film archive anytime. The films are in German with German or English subtitles.