Language Acquisition Center
University of Houston
217 Agnes Arnold Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3048
Phone: (713) 743-3132
Dictionaries, Vocabularies, Grammar, ect...
- Fokus Deutsch - A video instructional series in German for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 48 fifteen-minute video programs. High-speed connection required.
- Leo German -It takes a few clicks, but it will render the most options for a word. It provides phrases and just about all the uses for a word.
- Vocabulary Training Exercises - Make sure you choose German as the language then click the NEW WORD button to start.
- E.L Eastone - includes German and other languages
- German for Travelers -Useful tools for beginners including online exercises, a dictionary and grammar explanations, news, literature and more.
- Inhaltsangabe.info - Offers help on writing and summarizing in German, in addition to other resources for homework.
- Hofmannsthal, Hugo von: Der Tor und der Tod [Illust.]
- Kafka, Franz: Das Urteil
- Morgenstern, Christian: Galgenlieder: nebst dem "Gingganz"
- Moser, H and Tervooren, H.: Des Minnesangs Fruehling
- Storm, Theodor: Hans und Heinz Kirch
- Strassburg, Gottfried von: Tristan
- Various authors: Des Minnesangs Frühling
- Wieland, Christoph Martin: Musarion
- Literatur im Netz - contemporary literature
- OLLI - Contemporary literature
- Mannheimer Texte Online - From the University Library of Mannheim of many pics from old and rare books.
- 19th Century Stories in German - Fairytales and kids books.
- Die Textgalerie -Literatur Online - Essays, poetry, more
- Literaturlandschaft Oesterreich. - Information on Austrian writers. (leds to: http://www.austria.eu.net/)
- German Universities -A list of all the Hochschulen in Germany with links.
- American Association of Teachers of German -Everything from practice drills to getting a job or studying overseas.
News from Germany
- Spiegel - The weekly political magazine
- Taz - The daily left newspaper from Berlin
- TAGESSCHAU - TV news
- Stern Magazine - Cool online cockpit
- Zitty - Berlin city magazine
- Bilt.de: German tabloid - Entertainment and world news. It’s fast and informative.
- Deutsche Welle - World broadcasting service of Germany.
- Der Standard - Daily newspaper from Austria. All in German and within a day of the current issue.
- Saarbrucker Zeitung Newsline - News coverage of politics, sports, culture, and more from Germany.
- Die Welt - Daily newspaper in German covering world news, economy, etc.
- Die Tageszeitung - Daily newspaper from Germany.
- Deutschsprachige Literaturmagazine - Magazine, Zeitungen, Zeitschriften, Zines , and more
- DIE ZEIT - Articles from the German news magazine from 1995 to the present.
German Radio Station
- Eins Live Radio: German Pop Radio.
- Fritz-eine Radio Station in Berlin : Ffind out what's hot in Berlin this week, what DJ's do which shows, and news highlights.
- Das Grundgesetz - The German constitution.
- Firmen - German Companies online.
- Bundeslander der Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Information on the federal states.
- Deutscher Bundestag - German Parliament.
- Friedrich Ebert Stiftung - Germanics relating the history and presence of social democracy.
- Museum of German History -English and French version available.
- Geist - A searchable database of humanities, culture, and cultural advancement work in German speaking countries.
- Travels through Germany: Includes currency, government, culture and travel information.
- Skyways und Travel Overland: All the information you need for travel to and within German.
- Das Blatt-Die Hochschulzeitung für Regensburg: German comics you won't want to miss.
- German Film Museum in Frankfurt - History of German movies, actors, and directors.
- Olgastra§e Kochbuch - A cookbook of international ideas for you.
- Bier aus Deutschland - Willkommen! - Information on Germany's favorite drink.
- Internet Resources - Links to other institutions.
- Love Parade - Biggest German Techno party in Berlin.
- German Carneval Festival - Annual festival across Germany.
- The October Festival in Munich - World renowned annual beer festival.