Haeppchen Logo © Goethe-Institut

What are the U- Häppchen? 

  •  Bite size, one page interactive PDFs for immediate download and use in your classroom 
  •  One image/video and three to four interconnected tasks 
  •  For German beginner students in Middle/High Schools  (Level A1-A2)
  •  Published every month 
  •  Get the latest news from the German speaking world combined with authentic, student-oriented tasks 

Leere Stuehle © Krienke

May 2020 (I)

 "Leere Stühle": A campaign that started in mid-April in Dresden and spread throughout Germany. 
Download Interactive PDF Leere Stühle

 © Krienke_Detmold

MAY 2020 (II)

The new normal: What are the new rules under Corona in Germany? 

Download Interactive Pdf "The New Normal"

  David & Goliath @Jeff Jacobs/Pixabay

MAY 2020 (III)

Sustainability approached through the David against Goliath story. 

Download Interactive Pdf "Becoming David"


June 2020 (I)

Dive into a breezy summer. 

Download Interactive Pdf "Sommer"


June 2020 (II)

Identity, diversity and equality: Celebrating Pride Month. 

Download Interactive Pdf "Pride Monat"

 @Kerstin Hämmerling

September 2020 (I)

School start! Online? Face-to-face? Hybrid? What does school start look like in Germany? 

Download Interactive Pdf "School Start" Wagner

September 2020 (II)

Youth and activism: How can young people engage actively in social issues? 

Download Interactive Pdf "Jugendaktivismus"

Sport Häppchen Oktober @Colourbox

October (I)

How do you stay active in times of Corona? What kind of sports do students in Germany do at the moment?
Download Interactive Pdf Sport in Zeiten von Corona

Oktober Häppchen Tyskar

October (II)

What can you do to fight racism? Are students in Germany as interested in protesting against racism as in the US?
Download Interactive Pdf Gegen Rassismus