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It can be daunting to visit a German classroom for the first time. We are here to support you the best we can and provide you with resources that will help you prepare for your school visit and give you confidence in your skill-set. It is good to know about the (cultural) differences between Germany and the United States. 


You find a collection of articles and videos that give you insights into German culture below. You will also quickly realize that intercultural communication will play a crucial role in your encounters with German youth. As this can be tricky to navigate on your own. We added some material that will lead to quick improvements in this skill. 


If you need more assistance or have questions, reach out to us via e-mail.


The perfect introduction to both elements is our workshop that we wish for all future participants to attend. The next one will be on Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the d.a.i..



German Culture | Values | Traditions | School Systems & more

Explore German culture! It helps to reflect on your own cultural experiences in your home country. Exploring and knowing about different aspects of German culture and comparing them to what you know will make it easier to provide the students with a vivid picture of your home country and makes for a fun and lively discussion. Here are some relevant materials on German culture:






German School System



Intercultural Communication

Intercultural communication will be a key component of your school visit. It is also a skill that needs a lot of practice and patience. Here are some sources for you to browse to get a deeper understanding:





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