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Public Meeting in August: Is it Time for the Return of Bilingual Teaching?

Before the South Australian government in 1917 closed 47 schools in the Barossa Valley, the common practice in those schools was to teach lessons in German in the morning and English in the afternoon. The decision to close the schools was not on educational grounds, but on political. The slaughter of young men in World… Continue reading Public Meeting in August: Is it Time for the Return of Bilingual Teaching?

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KinderKlub Barossa – our German class for kids

KinderKlub Barossa – our German class for kids  KinderKlub is a fun German class for primary school aged kids with an interest in the German language and culture, organised by the Barossa German Language Association (BGLA).   It is the ideal environment for young Barossans to get in touch with their German heritage, for resident… Continue reading KinderKlub Barossa – our German class for kids

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Starting Term 1 2021 with Spielgruppe, Kinder Klub and German lessons

After our summer break the BGLA activities will resume in February for Term 1. Please note the following starting dates for our groups: Spielgruppe playgroup with Steffi: We are starting Spielgruppe on Tuesday 2nd February 2021 at 10am. More information: https://barossagerman.com.au/german-classes/spielgruppe-german-playgroup/ Kinder Klub with Anett will start on Thursday 4th February 2021 at 4pm. More information:… Continue reading Starting Term 1 2021 with Spielgruppe, Kinder Klub and German lessons

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German Classes at the Lyndoch Library

German Classes at the Lyndoch Library The Barossa Valley is proud of its significant German heritage. Interaction with Germany has always been fertile, be it through family ties, exchange students, visiting backpackers, blossoming romances or the wine industry.  For the last four years, the Barossa German Language Association has been offering German language classes. The… Continue reading German Classes at the Lyndoch Library

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German Adult classes in Term 4 from mid October

The BGLA is currently supporting German classes in the Barossa. The classes are run by Gundi Tophinke. In all groups, the focus is on conversation and social interactions. Much more than a language class, the groups have become places of friendship and mutual support. If you want to exercise your mind, if you need some relief from the… Continue reading German Adult classes in Term 4 from mid October

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Kinder Klub Barossa

The Barossa German Language Association Inc. has endeavoured to promote the learning of the German language and the preservation of the German language and culture in the Barossa Valley and surrounding districts. We have several groups running at the moment, Kaffee und Kuchen, Spielgruppe, visits to the Barossa Village and Adult German Language classes. The… Continue reading Kinder Klub Barossa

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German Classes resume in Term 4

German Classes resume in Term 4: Beginners’ class>  Friday, 26 October, Lyndoch Library, 3 pm Intermediate class> Saturday, 27  October, Lyndoch Library, 2 pm Could all participants please come 30 minutes earlier, as enrollments will be done before the classes at the library. Payments are due after the first lesson. You will receive bank details… Continue reading German Classes resume in Term 4