In celebration of German-American friendship, we’re featuring stories from people like you! This week’s story was written by Vicki Fulimeni
TOOOOR! A student at Willis Jr. High School in Chandler, Arizona put one in the back of the net during the a German-language Soccer Camp organized by the Goethe-Institut Chicago and led by trainers from Auf Ballhöhe, a German intercultural education and sports project.
The Goethe-Institut Chicago is teaching kids about German language and culture while training the soccer stars of tomorrow at their German Soccer Camps. German trainers visited four schools across the country for three-day soccer camps – all held completely in German!
This summer, Spoonfuls of Germany is launching the summer edition of #AmericaCooksGerman to highlight tasty German delicacies found across the country. Readers are invited to post their own photos of German summer favorites with the hashtag #AmericaCooksGerman.
Recent US Census Data shows the diverse, multilingual nature of the United States. Beyond the two most commonly spoken languages, English and Spanish, Americans reported speaking a range of languages at home, from Haitian Creole to Tagalog. German topped the list in 9 states, more than any other language.