UNC Asheville German

UNC Asheville German We are the German section of the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of North Carolina in Asheville. We offer courses in the language, literature, and culture of the German-speaking world to students, faculty, staff, and the community.
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08/21/2015

UNC Asheville German's cover photo

Thank you to everybody who attended our welcome party for all students of German! It was great to see everybody! Let's m...
08/21/2015

Thank you to everybody who attended our welcome party for all students of German! It was great to see everybody! Let's make this semester an extra-special one!!

A new semester, a new attempt at keeping this site more up-to-date AND a party!! Join us tomorrow to celebrate the begin...
08/20/2015

A new semester, a new attempt at keeping this site more up-to-date AND a party!! Join us tomorrow to celebrate the beginning of the new semester.

Read and learn! Very true observations...
10/16/2014
Germany's Dos and Don'ts

Read and learn! Very true observations...

Here's my take on Germany's Dos and Don'ts and I've thrown in some probably Shouldn'ts since hell, at the right place or time, anyone can get away with anything.

Happy German-American Day!!
10/06/2014
Presidential Proclamation -- German-American Day, 2014 | The White House

Happy German-American Day!!

America is and always has been a Nation of immigrants, and from our earliest days, German Americans have contributed to our national identity. Germans were among the first settlers in the original 13 Colonies, bringing their talents and ideas across the ocean to a new and unfamiliar world. And today…

Lesestoff zum Wochenende/Reading Material for the weekend:
09/13/2014
What I Know About Germans

Lesestoff zum Wochenende/Reading Material for the weekend:

Here are some things about Germany and its inhabitants I have noticed during my time spent here, living in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Weiden in der Oberpfalz, Bavaria and Kiel, Schleswig-Hols...

Our first potluck of the semester will take place this Thursday, September 4th from 12:30 - 1:30 in the New Hall Forum! ...
09/01/2014

Our first potluck of the semester will take place this Thursday, September 4th from 12:30 - 1:30 in the New Hall Forum! Please drop by and bring your favorite Germanic Dish!!

Gewonnen!!! Welcome to speaking the language of WINNERS!!
07/13/2014

Gewonnen!!! Welcome to speaking the language of WINNERS!!

I am still convinced that "trampen" could work wonderfully in English.
06/30/2014
13 words Germans think are English | Culture | DW.DE | 09.05.2014

I am still convinced that "trampen" could work wonderfully in English.

There are a number of English words that have made it into the German language but take on a completely different meaning. And they cause a bit of confusion with native English speakers. Here are our 13 favorites.

04/07/2014
Trailer for THE EDUKATORS

Joins us tomorrow for German Lunch and Conversation from 12:30 - 1:30 in the Pinnacle in Highsmith and then at 6:30p for the screening of The Edukators!!

Trailer for The Edukators by Hans Weingartner

Another premiere! Our first German Cooking Demonstration, organized by German Club President Josh Benson and lead by our...
03/31/2014

Another premiere! Our first German Cooking Demonstration, organized by German Club President Josh Benson and lead by our very own Elliott Andree, was not only a lot of fun, but resulted in delicious, delicious food! We are looking forward to the second installment!

Yesterday we celebrated our very first induction ceremony for the UNCA Chapter of the German Honor Society Delta Phi Alp...
03/26/2014

Yesterday we celebrated our very first induction ceremony for the UNCA Chapter of the German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha. We are so proud to welcome our first 7 members!!

Those of you hoping for the disappearance of different genders in German grammar might not have to wait that much longer...
03/26/2014
Germans try to get their tongues around gender-neutral language

Those of you hoping for the disappearance of different genders in German grammar might not have to wait that much longer....

Justice ministry's edict that state institutions must use 'gender-neutral' language is forcing the country to confront change

Check it out!!
03/24/2014
UNC Asheville Arts & Ideas Program

Check it out!!

The Arts & Ideas Program, as an integral component of the Integrative Liberal Studies (ILS) Curriculum, provides students with an intellectual engagement with the arts while also fostering opportunities for creative and aesthetic interactions.

03/18/2014

German Lunch and Conversation today from 12:30 - 1:30! We will meet in the cafeteria in Brown Hall! Stop by, get some lunch and speak some German!!

Welcome back from Spring Breack and Goooo German!
03/17/2014
Johnson: What is a foreign language worth?

Welcome back from Spring Breack and Goooo German!

JOHNSON is a fan of the Freakonomics books and columns. But this week’s podcast makes me wonder if the team of Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt aren’t...

Get ready for Germany's 5th Season!!
02/27/2014
Kuriositäten im Karneval

Get ready for Germany's 5th Season!!

Besonderheiten im Karneval - ein Glossar für die „tollen Tage“ in Deutschland.

02/25/2014

Join us for the next German Lunch and Conversation tomorrow, Tuesday 2/25 from 12:30 - 1:30 in the Pinnacle (Highsmith Union). Bring your lunch and enjoy some talk in and about German/Germany!!

02/19/2014

The German Club is holding a huge Book & Bake Sale this Thursday 2/20 from 11-4pm in Alumni Hall.

There will be vegan and non-vegan baked goods! There will also be about 800 books for sale and we have everything from fiction to picture books, from history to philosophy books as well as travel guides. We are selling paperbacks for 50cents and hardcovers for $1.

So, if you are a lover of books, German, and/or a friend of baked goods, make sure to stop by!

Cash as well as credit and debit cards accepted!

02/07/2014

The German Food Fest will start in 30 minutes! Come and join us for this semester's potluck in the New Hall Forum!! The entire building already smells of all the goodness that awaits us!

Der Superbowl in Österreich!
02/06/2014
Game Of Thrones And Nutella Ads: How The Super Bowl Looked In Austria

Der Superbowl in Österreich!

We've barely withheld our admiration for Austria's love of the NFL, and official network PULS4 gave the Super Bowl its full attention on Sunday—complete with lengthy pre-game show, halftime analysis, and, yes, Super Bowl ads. Oh, and they updated that awesome Game of Thrones-themed intro for the gam...

02/03/2014
Lead with Languages

Let's lead!!

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Eat, drink, and be merry!
02/02/2014

Eat, drink, and be merry!

Sounds pretty accurate to me:
02/02/2014
A Guide to German Etiquette

Sounds pretty accurate to me:

Nothing’s as easy as sticking your foot in it when you’re abroad. But don’t worry. Here the do's and don’ts.

Check out your chance to win a Foreign Language Scholarship!!
01/30/2014

Check out your chance to win a Foreign Language Scholarship!!

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