The importance of good teaching materials for German lessons cannot be underestimated. They should convey a lively picture of the country and help students to 'experience' the language at first hand.
'Deutsche Kultur International' has copious information about the materials available and which organisations supply them.
You don't have the opportunity to attend a language course? We put together the information on distance learning German courses including useful accompanying materials.
Extensive online materials for self-study, students and teachers are available from the Goethe-Institute (GI).
Didactical teaching material about German language study, applied geography and literature is with costs and can be ordered online. These books, brochures, CDs, video- and audio-cassettes have been developed for a range of different target groups and levels of ability. Furthermore there is the opportunity to order documentaries and feature films from the film catalogue of the Goethe-Institute.
The libraries of the Goethe-Institutes in Germany and abroad are well stocked with German-language materials. Some libraries also offer an online search facility.
Redaktion-D offers German language courses for beginners using the internet, TV or radio.
The distance learning course Lina und Leo - a CD-ROM-language course for beginners - is related to the content of Goethe-Institute´s basic level 1 and 2 courses.
In addition to supervised correspondence courses, the Goethe Institut has offers all over the world to provide contact with German language and culture.
The Goethe-Institute provides schools, pedagogic university, DAAD Lectures and teachers’ training institution (pedagogic university) abroad a basic holdings for their libraries.
More information: www.goethe.de