Cultural Studies: get insight into culture
Cultural Studiesget insight into culture
Behind every language is a rich culture to discover!
We've compiled the best free learning resources for you so you can
better your knowledge of German cultural studies
Start now and familiarize yourself with german-speaking countries and their people!
- Learn about customs, holidays and cultural features of german-speaking countries!
- Delve into German culture by learning typical sayings and expressions!
The best free online learning resources:
Deutschland.de - Your Link to Germany
This extensive magazine provides a large selection of interesting articles about important topics in Germany and in the world. With reports about German traditions, politics and sports.
Deutsche Welle - Language and Culture Portal
An excellent learning portal with a section on German culture: with articles about German dialects, information about cities and regions, and video series for learning German.
Deutschkurs - Virtual Walking Tour
This website provides an insight into German and Swiss cities and people with virtual guided tours including pictures and audio. Hover over the text to see the English transcript. The Swiss tour can also be listened to in standard German by clicking on "switch".
Goethe-Institut - Learn about German Culture
This site from the Goethe-Institut provides a great wealth of information about German culture and lifestyle, including some follow-up exercises. From topics like nuclear energy to German football or the beloved German dish: currywurst.
Open Learn - German Regions and Traditions
A comprehensive course about German regions, traditions and history. The exercises will help you practice listening and reading skills while you learn about Germany.
Hueber - Diverse Topics in German Culture
This learning portal has a range of opportunities to learn about German culture and history. From texts with vocabulary lists to interactive activities, you can find it all here!
Facts about Germany - Interesting Reports
An excellent site dedicated to interesting information and facts about many different areas of life in German – from art to politics and business.
Lonely Planet - Travelling to Germany
Lonely Planet, the popular travel guide company, presents an online portal with information about regions and cities in Germany. This site is made especially for travellers who are looking for practical information for spending time in Germany.
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