"Sprechen Sie Deutsch?" Filmed in and around the Bavarian city of Munich, this energetic six-part series introduces all of the necessary components of contemporary conversational German while spotlighting cultural aspects of the country. Each program uses a lively group of speakers talking in a wide range of real-world surroundings to motivate beginners to make themselves heard—loud and clear.
2002, BBC Worldwide Learning. 6 videos, 16 minutes each.
Heinrich Hoffmann was a German psychiatrist, who also wrote some short works including Der Struwwelpeter, an illustrated book portraying children misbehaving. In German and downloadable in several formats.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philosopher, cultural critic, poet, philologist, Latin, and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history. In German and downloadable in several formats.