Highlights: Projects and Events
Projects and events
The Oxford German Network has launched a new essay prize competition for Sixth Formers: ‘A German Classic’. The classic celebrated this year is Goethe’s Faust, Part I, with a closing date at noon on Wednesday, 13 September 2017.
On Monday, 12 June, Ambassador Peter Ammon welcomed John le Carré to his Residence for the annual ‘Sommerfest der deutschen Sprache’, where they presented the 14th German Teacher Awards to outstanding teachers of German in the UK.
The Midlands German Network (MGN) has announced the winners of its 2017 undergraduate essay competition. Undergraduate students across the Midlands were invited to write short essays under the heading: “Why (I) learn German”.
The third annual writing competition for German language learners, jointly organised by the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), has come to an end. Two award-winning German authors – Anja Tuckermann and Ulrike Ulrich – provided text beginnings on the topic of migration and students and young German language learners, continued writing the story in German, up to 250 words.