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German Language Learning Guide

Suggests resources and strategies for learning German using materials from the library, elsewhere on campus, and on the web

Learn German Through Films

An enjoyable way to bolster your language skills is to watch films in another language.  Start with German films with English subtitles turned on, then move on to watching German films with German subtitles.

Films to Stream or Borrow

An enjoyable way to bolster your language skills is to watch films in another language.  Start with German films with English subtitles turned on, then move on to watching German films with German subtitles.

 

Askwith Media Library (in Shapiro) has over 600 German feature films you can borrow.  For some titles both DVD and Blu-Ray are available.

Info about German Films

Das Leben der Anderen

Borrow the screenplay of The Lives of Others from the library http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/005210991 and read it while watching the movie if you want to really study the text