Zum Spaß!

Spargel (white and green)  

What is Germany’s favourite vegetable? SPARGEL! Here are a few videos to teach you how much they love asparagus!

Meet the Germans: A love poem for Germany’s favorite vegetable

Easy German: Spagel Mania: Cooking Germans’ Favorite Seasonal Dish

DW Euromaxx: Why are Germans so crazy about white asparagus?


Brot written in flour and a loaf of bread  

What do Germans miss the most when they are abroad? Watch these videos to find out!

Meet the Germans: German bread and bakeries

Germany in a Nutshell: Why Germans love bread so much!

Easy German: How to order in a German bakery?


someone holding up a glass of "Kölsch" in Köln  

Prost! Zum Wohl! Here are different videos about alcohol in Germany. 

Meet the Germans: Everything you need to know about German beer culture

Meet the Germans: How Germans drink

Germany in a Nutshell: Why Germany is more than a beer country

Easy German: How much Beer do German actually drink?



Turkish culture can be spotted all over Germany. Here is a video about the history behind the German-Turkish culture. 


a picture of plastics and sign (Umwelt - Plastik) and Plastik is crossed out  

Still interested in learning more about recycling in Germany? Here are great videos that give you even more information and some do’s and dont’s.

Meet the Germans: How Green is Germany?

Easy German: Recycling in Germany

Super Easy German: Waste Separation in Germany

Your Inner German: The German Love of Order and Rules


picture of the books from "Goethes Werke"  

If you enjoyed learning about Goethe, here are a few videos about him and his life as well as very short summary of Faust I & II.


women blowing her nose  

Only in Germany! Here are situations that only happen in Germany and remember these situations before travelling to Germany. 


Ampelmann (red little man that is used for crossing lights in Berlin)  

We have learned lots this year! Here are 15 things NOT to do in Germany. Watch these videos to make sure you are ready to go abroad. For example: Can you get free water in a restaurant? Can you pay with your credit card everywhere? How do Germans feel about jaywalking? What could cause seven years of bad sex?

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Extra Practice (optional): These activities are from the websites Schubert-Verlag und Lingua.



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