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German Language & Culture

This guide will provide basic and intermediate-level students of German with resources that will help them to improve their German speaking, writing, and comprehension skills.

Books in the TNCC Library

German grammar, pronunciation, and conversation guides

Suggested call number ranges: PF3065-3615

Links to the TNCC library catalog:
German language
German language grammar
German language verbs

 German dictionaries

Suggested call number ranges: PF3620-PF3693

Links to the TNCC library catalog: German Dictionaries

Want an online Ferman translation dictionary instead? See the "websites" section to the right on this page.

 Fiction and non-fiction in French written at a basic level

Suggested call number ranges: PF3117 (basic-intermediate readers)

Links to the TNCC library catalog:
All books tagged with the subject "German language readers"

German Language Magazines



ONLINE JOURNALS & INDEXES - Access to the subscription-based resources from off campus is available for TNCC faculty, staff, and registered students through the use of a proxy server. Click the link for instructions. Remote Access

  • Project Musedatabase has several German titles:
    • Monatshefte - journal of German Studies in U.S.
    • Seminar: Journal of Germanic Studies
    • Women in German Yearbook: Feminist Studies in German Literature & Culture           

Transparent Language

Note - users must register for their free personal account while on campus before they can use Transparent Language from home or other off-campus locations.

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.  

Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 95 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of 26 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with enhanced support for Android ™ tablets and iPads, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.