Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Related Links

This page will provide you with links to study tools and resources, including news and newspapers and give additional information about German culture.

Learning German
Deutsche Welle Beginner’s Level Learn how to communicate the basics, like where you live and what your hobbies are. This course caters to level A1, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Deutschkurs German language manual for English speakers. With this manula you can learn German online.
The complete German grammar with many audio with an easy navigation and explained in a clear manner.
German Alphabet & Pronunciation Guide This page provides an over-all view of what you need to learn to pronounce words correctly. The drop-down menu above provides direct links to more information concerning different sounds and groupings.
Text to speech Test your pronunciation- single words or full sentences! From SitePal
German for music lovers Collection of language-learning resources for students, teachers and anyone who loves music. Ranging in style from classical to hiphop, from rock to rap, each song is furnished with a German/English vocabulary and supplemented with interesting links.
LinguaeLive

This website helps students to learn with others across the globe. LinguaeLive helps instructors find and link with instructors and their classes whose skills and needs complement theirs. The Course Codes allow instructors oversight of student registration.
http://www.linguaelive.ca/#index:

News and Newspapers
Deutsche Welle DW represents Germany in the international media landscape. Germany’s international broadcaster conveys the country as a nation rooted in European culture and as a liberal, democratic state based on the rule of law
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (German) FAZ, is a national centre-right wing German newspaper, founded in 1949. It is published daily in Frankfurt am Main
Die Welt Die Welt (English: The World) is a German national daily newspaper. It takes a self-described "liberal cosmopolitan" position in editing, but Die Welt is generally considered to be conservative
Die Zeit German national weekly newspaper well-regarded for its journalistic quality. It is the most widely read German weekly newspaper

Der Spiegel (German)

Der Spiegel (English)

Der Spiegel is a weekly news magazine published in Hamburg. It is one of Europe's largest publications of its kind, with a weekly circulation of more than one million
Culture
Goethe Institut The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange. We also foster knowledge about Germany by providing information on its culture, society and politics  
German Culture Collection German Culture Collection of links on different topics including art, food, travel, history
Make it in Germany "Make it in Germany" is the multilingual "Welcome to Germany" portal for international qualified professionals. The Web site shows qualified professionals from other countries the way to Germany – and what makes it worthwhile to live and work here. Includes Introduction to Germany
Facts about Germany Facts about Germany website is a service by Frankfurter Societäts-Medien GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, in cooperation with the Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
Queen's Library Resources
The German Language and Literature collection at Queen's Library offers many resources including the dictionaries (in the Reference section), article indexes, books, biographies, theses, websites and much more. If you need help with your research, Ms. Natalie Soini will be able to assist you.