Based on the necessity to continue the blended-learning format in our second-year German language classes, but more so due to the success of our first-year e-textbook Willkommen: Deutsch für alle, we embarked on the journey of writing and designing an intermediate blended German language textbook as an Open Educational Resource. We are grateful for receiving some financial support from the Provost Office at the University of Alberta.

We are excited to provide students interested in learning German with pedagogically-sound, current, and freely accessible educational materials. The blended-learning format helps to address students’ scheduling issues and allows them to take a more self-regulated approach towards their own learning by completing the online lessons at their own pace.

We would like to thank our wonderful former students who provided valuable feedback for our first textbook. This encouraged us to write the second textbook. And very special thanks go out to our amazing friends in Germany who are featured again in this e-textbook. Thank you for sending us photos, videos, and audio-recordings whenever we sent an email asking for yet another thing!

We hope that students and instructors alike will enjoy learning and teaching German with Willkommen: Deutsch für alle 2.


The Authors

Claudia Kost and Crystal Sawatzky


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