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Textbook companion Web sites

Dictionaries, practice sites and sources

  • Beolingus is the online dictionary founded at the Chemnitz University of Technology. It contains examples, synonyms, and grammatical hints as well as translations of words.
  • BBC German Language offers online courses at several levels and grammar practice.
  • About: German Language offers a wealth of information about German culture and language.
  • Deutsch lernen im Internet contains grammar exercises and online courses for beginners and intermediate learners.
  • Deutsch im Netz offers animated German grammar tutorials.
  • Project Gutenberg contains an archive of hundreds of texts from authors who have been deceased for more than seventy years.

German-speaking newspapers, magazines and other media

Other sites of interest

  • Goethe-Institut fosters the study of the German language through course offerings and cultural events. Branches are located in many major cities throughout the world.
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, the German Academic Exchange Service, gives information about exchange opportunities between the two countries.
  • Find Your Roots in Germany contains links for researchers and travelers.

Embassies in Washington, D.C.