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German Language and Literature: Online Resources

Language Course by Professor Fiedler

Professor Fiedler taught German at the Taylor Institution in the early twentieth century. In 1929 he made use of the very latest technology, only available to private citizens for a couple of years, to record a language course onto gramophone records. The recording shows the concerns of the time when travelling - having a fire made up in your hotel room, having baggage conveyed from the train, and having refreshments brought to your train compartment.  The scripts which Professor Fiedler worked from can be seen in the video.

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