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Q: German Pen Pal ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: German Pen Pal
Category: Relationships and Society > Cultures
Asked by: cougar43-ga
List Price: $2.50
Posted: 03 Jun 2003 14:08 PDT
Expires: 03 Jul 2003 14:08 PDT
Question ID: 212610
I am a high school student and am in my first year of German. I want
to find a high school student in Germany who would like to be a Pen
Pal. It'd kind of work out like I write to them in English and they
write to me in German. I couldn't find any good sites or directories.
Any help?
Subject: Re: German Pen Pal
Answered By: mvguy-ga on 03 Jun 2003 14:33 PDT

Here are a few sites that might be of help:

This is a program set up to bring students and teachers from around
the world together.

Internationale Brieffreundschaften per E-Mail auf deutsch
This is a program for setting up pen pals in German and English.

Germany Penpals
This site is cluttered, but if you scroll through you'll find
potential pen pals.

Der Transatlantische Klassenzimmer
This is a site that seems to aimed mainly at teachers, but it has a
mailing list for English-speaking and German-speaking students.
This site is temporarily inoperative but promises to be back in a few
days. It claims to have thousands of members in Germany, Austria and

International Pen Friends
This is a free service linking people from throughout the world.

Finding German-Language Pen Pals
Advice on doing what you're trying to do.

Best wishes!


Search strategy:

I wend to and used the search term "pen pals."
Most of the sites listed above (as well as others I haven't looked at)
were on this list:

Brieffreundschaft - E-Pals - Pen Pals
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