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June 17, 2011
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Alexandra von Rohr       Alexandra von Rohr, Principal of Sprachinstitut
      TREFFPUNKT in Bamberg / Germany



There are still some places available for our 2-city language course "German Language and Culture in Berlin-Bamberg". Start dates are July 18, August 1, August 8 and August 15; each course with a duration of 2 or 3 weeks. Enrolment at short notice is possible ;-) . For more information, visit ...



teacher development

German Teaching Abroad: Vacation Courses
This summer, TREFFPUNKT Language Institute again offers two-week advanced education courses for German language teachers working in Germany or abroad. These courses target at practicing German teachers who would like to improve their teaching communication skills for their German lessons. The on-site courses in Bamberg can be flexibly complemented by distance learning via Skype. Read more at…>>> zum sprachen lernenonly in German available


culture in Germany

Introduction to the Franconian Beer Culture
Franconia is famous among all Germans not only for its scenic beauty and romantic places, but also for its beer culture, especially in the city of Bamberg. For foreign visitors, however, it is still an insiders’ tip. To express his enthusiasm about Franconia in general and its beer culture in particular, Fred Waltman from Los Angeles/USA started the project
>>> FranconiaBeerguide.comlink zum sprachen lernenenglisch page only some years ago. This website, including The Beer Drinker’s Guide to Bamberg is an absolute must-visit for everyone who would like to know more about the cultural diversity of the beer region Franconia (in English only).


risks of online communities

Career Impact of Social Networking - part 2
In our May newsletter we already reported on certain dangers of Facebook and Co which in some situations might threaten our careers or private lives. In the second part of our article we now inform you about the first 5 of the 10 most common mistakes made in social networks. Read Part 2 of our article "Career Factor Social Networks: Only those who portray themselves positively can benefit"
>>> The Career Impact of Social Networking: Only those who portray themselves positively can benefit
>>> Tips for job applications and behaviours on the job are in the book „More than manners - Business Etiquette in GermanyBusiness Etikette in Deutschland

learning German easily

learning German easily

Deutsch Perfekt German language magazine
Deutsch Perfekt – the language magazine

Here, we would like to draw attention to the popular language magazine Deutsch perfekt. The upcoming August topics are: book tips for learners of the German language, Berlin by bicycle and electric cars. Additionally, the magazine includes lots of easy, moderate and difficult exercises of all kinds to learn and train the German language intensively
>>> German easily
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German airports
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Learn German - experience Germany
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