The Sound of Music: German Lyrics
Songs from the film version with the German and English lyrics. Learn German vocabulary from song lyrics! Ready for classroom or private use. Also learn more about SoM in German!
2013 German Quotation Calendar from AboutGerman.net in PDF format: A printable German-style calendar with quotations by Albert Einstein – plus the birthdays of notable Austrian, German and Swiss people, past and present. Download a single month or a full year. More...
NEXTV: German TV in North America
There are several options for watching German-language TV in the US and Canada — without cable or satellite TV. Read my review of NEXTV. Is IPTV the wave of the future?
German Song Lyrics
Songs in German — with an English translation of the German lyrics. Learn German vocabulary from song lyrics! Ready for classroom or private use.
Interview: Arndt Peltner & Radio Goethe
A dual-language (English/German) interview with the producer and host of the weekly Radio Goethe German-music program.
Video: German Versions of Hit Songs
Video of popular English-language songs performed in German.
Walpurgis Night (Walpurgisnacht) is a celebration connected with May 1, another important day on the German calendar. See our new annotated May Day glossary.
Wise Guys Song Lyrics
“Meine Deutschlehrerin,” “Schiller” (a “Thriller” spoof) and other songs from the “frei!” album.
Chefket: German Rap
The Turkish-German rapper Chefket sings "Einerseits andererseits" and you can learn the lyrics – in German and English. Plus video.
German Films on Blu-ray
More and more German films are being released in the high-definition Blu-ray format. More good news: Most of them are region-code-free! Learn more about German films on Blu-ray and DVD – and where to find them. More...
In the late 1960s Heintje was almost as big as the Beatles in Germany! And like the Beatles, he wasn’t born in Germany. He had many hits, including “Mama” and “Heidschi Bumbeidschi.” Part of our German Song Lyrics collection.
German New Year’s Customs
Discover the mystery of Bleigießen, the strangeness of "Dinner for One" and the deliciousness of flaming fire tongs punch – among other German customs.
New Year’s Videos
Discover the classic "Dinner for One" German New Year's custom – plus a satiric version from 2012 featuring Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy ("Euros for No One").
Our articles, lessons, photos, and other resources are designed to help you better understand the people and languages of German-speaking Europe. Also see: The German Way and More.
You know what a German shepherd is, but what’s a German knot? Are German shepherds really German? A look at “German” expressions in English.
Dish Network’s German Package
The German television package from Dish Network includes up to four channels via satellite.
German Vocabulary Photos
Some of the words and phrases in our Wort des Tages have photo illustrations. Here's a menu of the illustrated vocabulary.
Photos: Pope Benedict XVI's Birthplace
The former Catholic cardinal, Joseph Ratzinger, became Papst Benedikt XVI in 2005. Ratzinger was born in the Bavarian town of Marktl am Inn on April 16, 1927.
German Dubbing Voices
Almost all Hollywood movies shown in Germany and Austria are dubbed into German. Whose voice do German moviegoers hear when they watch a film with Sandra Bullock or Sean Connery?
Letters from Germany
An expat family learns to cope with living in a different culture — in Germany.
A selection of books related to the life and works of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
The US German embassy and consulate site has been completely updated and remodeled. You'll find the same useful information and links, but now in a better, more integrated format. See this web link: German Missions in the United States.
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