Links to Useful Resources


Newspapers, Magazines usw.
Stern: Good german news magazine.
Spiegel: Famous for rather highbrow german, but always worth a read.
Format: Austrian version of Stern.
Facts: Swiss news magazine.

Bild: German tabloid "newspaper" ... something like The Sun.
Frankfurter Allgemeine: One of the main german regional dailies. There's an English edition online as well, but you don't want to read that, right?
Rheinische Merkur: Another one.
Süddeutsche Zeitung: The main south german paper. As the name suggests.
Die Welt: Probably the best-known national paper in Germany.
Kurier: Austrian national paper. Not too highbrow, but not a tabloid.
Der Standard: Dull austrian national doorstop.
Die Presse: Marginally livelier than Der Standard.
Neue Kronen Zeitung: Austria's Bild, with a heavy right-wing bias. Sometimes called the "Haiderblatt".
Neue Zürcher Zeitung: Major swiss daily.
Die Weltwoche: Swiss weekly newspaper.
Tages-Anzeiger: Another swiss daily.

Online Resources
Abkürzungen.de: Look up that acronym that's been bugging you.
LEO: Online german/english dictionary. Just type in the word and it pops up with all the meanings in the databank. Keep it open while you're typing up your CWA.
tel.search.ch: It's the Swiss telephone directory. Online. Want to phone someone in Switzerland?
telefonbuch-extra.de: The same, for Germany and other countries.
Landkartenindex: As the name suggests. The place to get maps.
Yahoo!: The german-language version of the excellent Yahoo! search engine.
Altavista: And if it's not on Yahoo, chances are it'll be on Altavista.


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