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Study Abroad Preparation in German Speaking Countries Workshop

Sat, April 30, 2011 | Burdine Hall 337

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Du gehst nach Deutschland, Österreich oder in die Schweiz? Feel like some more preparation would be good? Join the  Study Abroad Preparation workshop!

The purposes of this workshop include:

  • Discussing expections for the first week abroad
  • Practing real life situations that are likely to be encountered
  • Answer individual and general questions

This workshop is designed to effectively help the participants prepare for living in German speaking cultures during their stay abroad experiences using student-centered activities.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • How to open a bank account
  • What questions to expect in a grocery store, bakery, etc.
  • What to buy and where
  • Traveling by train and othe transportation
  • Housing
  • Cell phones
  • Where to go with FAQ
  • and more.

There will be students with previous experience in German speaking cultures to answer questions. A Q&A session will also be held.

If you have questions email Christina at


Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies

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