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IDT 2017 in Fribourg

The series of articles relating to this year’s International Conference of German Teachers in the Swiss town of Fribourg reflects current trends in German as a foreign language and invites participants to share ideas and experiences.

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Magazin Sprache

Our new magazine Sprache presents a collection of writings on languages, and learning and teaching them.

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