German Language School Conference (GLSC) publishes E-Notes, containing interesting and helpful information, including homestays in Germany.
Follow this link to find the archive or even subscribe.
We recently added General Language Student Resources to the site, maintaining language related information as referenced during class in one convenient place.
Concordia Language Village offers a week long adult German camp 'Waldsee' near Bemidji, MN
Deutsche Welle is not only a TV station, it also offers free German language learning tools and resources. Take a look at Deutsche Welle - Deutsch lenrnen
Looking to find a German oriented publication in the US? Check out German World Magazine
The German Mission to the US recently kicked off its Do Deutsch campaign, aimed to raise awareness of the value of languange learning.
Points of Interest
Within this section of our homepage, we would like to draw your attention to other German related points of interest. Those could be cultural events, other language related availabilities, regionally or nationally; it may contain historical facts and every now and then even some trivia.
University of Rhode Island - German Summer Immersion
Deutsche Sommerschule am Atlantik
Intensive German language instruction in an immersion setting
Six-week immersion program on the campus of the University of Rhode Island
Session I: June 23 - July 12; Session II: July 14 - August 2
Read more at the University of Rhode Island website, University of Rhode Island.
German Mission to the US - German American Day - October 6, 2011
Dr. Peter Ammon - German Ambassador to the United States:
Dear Members and Friends of the German-American Societies, It is a great honor and a pleasure for me as the new German Ambassador to the United States to be able to convey my best wishes to you for the first time on German-American Day.
Read more at the German Mission website, Germany.info.
Concordia Languange Village - Camp Waldsee
Concordia is a traditional college, with the language village focusing on language skills. One of the many languages being offered is German. Camp Waldsee is the adult oriented week long class focusing on German.
Nestled along the banks of the Missouri River, just 90 minutes from downtown Saint Louis and about 3 hours from Kansas City. The City of Hermann is a picturesque German Community offering Old-World hospitality and the quiet charms of an earlier time.
General Language Student Resources
The Internet provides for a wealth of information, including language learning opportunities. Our teachers reference links or websites of interest during class sessions; this area of our website will maintain a collection of those resources for easy and convenient access.
Liliputz - German News Audio
Our adult students can enjoy listening to and reading each day's simplified news stories from Köln. Go to Lilipuz für Kinder; pick stories from "Nachrichten für Kinder" in the column on the right.
Mango - Kansas State Library System
Want to extend your learning beyond the class room and hear native speaker pronounciation as well? Try MANGO language learning; free to any Kansas resident through the Kansas EZ Library (state library) system.
Deutsche Welle - Placement Tests
Not sure whether you are a beginner or intermediate student? Take Placement Tests on the Deutsche Welle website.
Start with A1, the lowest level, and move up each time you score 80 % or higher. Report the results (A1, A2, B1, B2, etc.) to a GSNEKS teacher and they will explain your proficiency level.
Alphabet Garten is an online store specializing in German language books, music, DVDs (both films and television series) primarily for children. Their book selection includes board books, picture books, easy readers and books for youth. They also carry the Ravensburger tiptoi® Interactive Learning System, various workbooks for learning German and learning to read, and some Trump card games. All of their items are chosen to encourage children to have fun and enjoy German. Schools and teachers are eligible for an educational discount.