German Culture

On this page, you can explore German culture and German speaking countries! Find and listen to some German music and podcasts. Watch TV shows and films in German or explore a German book. Discover German cuisine and recipes, why not try some German cooking yourself?! Find out about German festivals and celebrations and explore Germany on the world map!

Start off by exploring this page or finding out about German music, football and film here:

http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/saf/prj/stg/enindex.htm

Music

Got Spotify? Find and follow MFL De Aston to listen to our German music playlists. If you haven’t got the Spotify app it’s free to download and listen from your App Store!

Have a look at this week’s top 200 songs in Germany. Why not try searching for some of them on Youtube and have a listen!

Practise German by translating lyrics to your favourite songs with lyricstraining.

Books

Experience classic childrens’ stories in German on Fable Cottage.

Find German fairy tales on Youtube, like this one:

Food

Germany is well know for sausages, sauerkraut and pretzels.

Why not try cooking something German yourself! Go to www.allrecipes.co.uk and search for ‘German recipes’.

Geography

Explore a map of Germany!

Or find out which countries speak German on on this Wikipedia page.

You can read fun facts about Germany here.

Film & TV

GCSE students can check out Walter Presents on All4 for award-winning foreign language drama.

Love Netflix? GCSE students can also check out Dark.

Celebrities

See which of your favourite celebrities is bilingual

Podcasts

Our De Aston MFL Spotify page has loads of ideas for podcasts to listen to to enhance your skills, like this German For Beginners playlist

Sport

Football fans will be familiar with many of Germany’s famed clubs, such as Bayern Munich.

Festivals and Celebrations

Have a look on BBC Bitesize for information on German festivals and celebrations.