From German pubs and Viennese cafés to film screenings and art exhibitions, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Germanic cultures here in London. And not only that, we have some top tips to enhance your language skills outside of class too!
Authentic German Cuisine
Fancy a Flammkuchen? Craving a Currywurst? Zeitgeist pub is the place for you! Located near Albert Embankment, between Vauxhall and Lambeth Bridge, Zeitgeist is home to an extensive range of German beers and a hearty menu of German classics – perfect for these cold winter days!
An Excuse to Watch Netflix!
Don’t feel guilty about lounging in front of Netflix, use the time to improve your language skills! There is a great selection of German language films and series to work your way through. Pick up new vocabulary, see grammar in use, and gain confidence with your listening skills. This handy website has a good summary of German language productions currently available on UK Netflix.
The Tate Modern is currently exhibiting a German collection from the era of the Weimar Republic: Magic Realism – Art in Weimar Germany. This intriguing collection displays paintings from a number of German artists including Otto Dix, George Grosz, Albert Birkle and Jeanne Mammen, and showcases the genre’s characteristic mixture of modern realism and fantasy.
A Slice of Viennese Café Culture
German Language Cinema
German reading materials
Don’t forget, IH London students receive 10% off at The European Bookshop. The store has a wide range of options for all levels, from self-study books to easy-readers and popular novels. Whether you’re at beginner level or nearly fluent, the store has something for you!