The annual Bay Area Book Festival brings readers and authors from around the world together in downtown Berkeley, California to celebrate literature in a fun, family-friendly environment.
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.
Kannscht du deitsch schwetze? Kaanscht du muukka funge? If you can read that, you already know a little Pennsylvania Dutch! And what better way to practice your Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch than by singing along with some traditional folk music?
Packed with fun games, virtual reality experiences, and lots of other cool things to explore, the WanderbUS and its team travel to all of the lower 48 states throughout the Wunderbar Together campaign giving thousands of students the opportunity to discover cross-links between the US and Germany, to learn more about today’s Germany and to hone their German language skills.
This time around the bus stopped at Lee-Davis High and Stonewall Jackson Middle School in Virginia.
We’ve created a video highlighting the projects, places, and people that have made these six months so special and showcasing the many ways that Germany and the US are Wunderbar Together!