“Du, Du liegst mir im Herzen,” begins one of our favorite Waldsee songs. Though a folk song, it’s classic theme extends beyond love, serving as an introduction to the pluralisms of “you” in German. To paraphrase the Sound of Music, “how do you solve a problem like Maria which you?” Though English and German have many similarities, they also have many differences. Standard American English treats “you” as a singular...
This week die Kinder from the Twin Cities German Immersion School came up to Waldsee for a BioHaus week, focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) concepts, a trip that is built into their science curriculum at school!
Liseli, Alice, and Jakob have been coming to Waldsee for eight years now - first in the Familienprogramm (family program) and now as our Krankenschwester (nurse) and campers. Their love of language opened their world of play up monumentally. Hear their story in this blog post!
Waldsee’s former villagers go on to do exciting things with their Deutsch. Peter, a two-year villager and ten-year staff member, tells us how Waldsee and the Grüne Welle program have led him to a career working for the environment.
Waldsee’s former villagers go on to do exciting things with their Deutsch. Erich, a 6-year villager, tells us how Waldsee has helped his career in STEM.