Schreiben Lernen

A Writing Guide for Learners of German


Welcome to the companion website for Schreiben lernen: A Writing Guide for Learners of German. This text offers a unique approach to assisting German learners at various levels of proficiency in developing their writing skills in eight different genres.The guide includes information and activities for:

  • structuring sentences, paragraphs, and entire texts
  • building vocabulary
  • raising awareness of cultural issues related to writing for specific audiences and purposes.

By providing writing activities targeted at beginning, intermediate, and advanced learners, the guide will offer instructors a concrete means of unifying their German curricula across individual levels and courses.

As a supplementary writing guide, Schreiben lernen fills a need that exists in German curricula at all levels.

Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim is associate professor of German at Calvin College. 
Jennifer Redmann
 is associate professor of German at Franklin & Marshall College.

To access instructor resources, please use the links at the top of the page.

To visit the book page for Schreiben lernen on the Yale University Press Web site, where you can also view a sample chapter and purchase the book, click here.