Month: November 2015

Exhibition: “Inventions from Germany”

From 20th of January to 3rd of February, the scientific exhibition “Inventions from Germany” will take place at the Foresight Centre in Liverpool, covering ground-breaking German inventions in the areas of energy, entertainment, environment, mobility, communication, optics and medicine. The exhibition is designed for students aged 14 to 25 and you can register your group for one hour slots and/or[…]

Freiburg Exchange – 2014

A report by Jo Grogan-Ainsworth (Cardinal Newman College, Preston) Last year’s exchange to Freiburg was a wonderful opportunity to enhance our German skills, and also experience first-hand the culture we had been learning about in class. It was a very new experience for me, nerve-wracking, but exciting, and I made some really good friends along the[…]

Berlin Trip – January 2015

A report by Kaite Mercer (All Hallows School, Penwortham) We travelled to Berlin for 3 nights in January. Our class trip was enriching as we discovered the culture and history of the city through interesting tours and talks which were led in German, giving us a great opportunity to practise and improve our language. We spoke[…]

Competition: DACHL-Fundstücke

The ‘DACHL-Fundstücke’ competition offers German teachers from around the globe the chance to win a place on a week-long training course in Berlin. The competition is based around objects from the German-speaking world that you use in your lessons. The objects can be anything, from signs and sounds to sculptures and art. They must however be linked to a German-speaking country[…]

Lancaster Stammtisch

German-speakers in the Lancaster area have the opportunity to meet new people and practise their German at a fortnightly ‘Stammtisch’ (German-speaking meet-up). It takes place in the Bowland College Bar at Lancaster University every other Thursday at 6pm. The next meeting is the 5th November. The group is currently made up of lecturers, PhD students[…]

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