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Monthly E-newsletter from the Malaysian-German Society with latest news and information about upcoming events and more.
This Month:
Oktoberfest: 19 and 20 October
German language course: Conversational course, starts 26 October



Dear MGS members and friends,

Our famous Oktoberfest is just around the corner and ticket sales has already started. Look forward to be entertained by the well-known Bavarian live band Die Frankenräuber. We made sure that there will be a great variety of food vendors, amongst them of course authentic German food and beverages for you to enjoy. As every year, we will offer a kids corner with games for the little ones.

New in our German class portfolio is a conversational course. This type of course is especially interesting for those who would like to get more confidence in speaking and more depth in using vocabulary.

Hope to see you around.

Take care and best regards,
Jascha
 
Oktoberfest 2018

If you buy 20 tickets, you will get 2 additional tickets for free.

Get your tickets at our office or book in advance and collect your tickets at the entrance on the event day.
 

A Big Thank You to all our sponsors and supporters
German language courses



Assistenz für Deutschlehrer gesucht

Zur Unterstützung des Lehrers für den Deutschklub an der Wesley Methodist School Penang (International) suchen wir eine Assistenz, um zwei Mal wöchentlich einen spielerischen Unterricht zu halten.
 
Der Stunden werden vom jeweiligen Lehrer vorbereitet, und Ziel dieses Wahlfaches ist es, die Schüler spielerisch in Kontakt mit der deutschen Sprache und Kultur zu bringen.
Es werden keine Lehrbücher verwendet und auch keine Tests geschrieben.
 
Dienstangs von 14:00-15:30 Uhr ( 13-15 Jährige)
Mittwochs von 14:00-15:00 Uhr (10-12 Jährige)
 
Erfahrung im Unterrichten von Kindern ist von Vorteil, aber nicht Vorraussetzung.
 
Wer Interesse hat, wendet sich bitte an unseren Office Manager, Jascha, der genauere Informationen zum Ablauf und zur Bezahlung geben kann:
manager@mgs.org.my / 04-218 9435
 
CORPORATE MEMBERS
German Educare
WARRIOR Fitness and Adventure
BEYOND OUR SOCIETY
German Service
What to eat?
 
Visit our friends from Penang Foodie because they know exactly what and where to eat in Penang
Penang Players

Penang Players Music and Drama Society run an Improvisation Club every Thursday from 7 to 9 pm at Viva Victoria on Victoria Street, George Town.
The club performs live every first Thursday of the month.

Our next Live improvised comedy performance will be on Thursday  October 4th at 7.30 pm, doors open at 7pm. Entrance fee is RM20 (it includes a free drink).


To book in advance please contact Leon on 011 2621 0769

Alliance Française - Movies
We organise films screening twice a month at the Af, usually on the first Friday for French and francophone movies, and third Friday for world cinema films (unless another event clashes with the date). The titles are chosen from my own private collection but of course you are all welcome to make suggestions. 
 
I try to choose films from a wide range of countries, directors, themes, times and style, and always look for quality works that may have been overlooked by the wider public, films that offer original or new windows on people's lives, a fresh approach or "language" in staging humanity's issues. 
 
Admission is free but be sure to book your seats 24 hours before the screening date at the latest so we may prepare the right number of seats. 
We usually open our doors at 7.15pm for our now traditional get together when you are welcome to share a glass or two of wine. 
Films start at 8pm unless they are particularly long.
All movies have English subtitles and are generally suitable for audiences of 15 and above unless specified.
 
So, please find below our programme for October: 

 
Friday, October 5:
 
LA SAPIENZA is a 2015 Franco-Italian production by Eugene Green, an American born French director (we showed two of his previous films @Af: Le Fils de Joseph and Le Pont des Arts). 
This film deals with art - and particularly architecture -, the intricacy of creative inspiration and complexity of human communications. As in Eugene Green's previous films, it is a spare but mesmerising portrayal of human relationships and creativity. 
English subtitles - Suitable for audiences over 15 - 
1h47
 
Friday, October 26 
 
WESTERN :  a 2018 film by German director Valeska Grisebach this film borrows   from the iconic symbols of the genre in its story of tensions and conflicts between a crew of German construction workers and the community of a small village in Bulgaria where they are stationed. This is a sober, non judgemental and ultimately ambiguous look at cultural differences and male relationships and competition. 
A wonderful film nominated at this year's Cannes Festival and unanimously praised by all critics. 
2h
 
I look forward to meeting you again soon;
And wish you a very pleasant Sunday;
A bientôt,
Christine Sathiah
 
  
Christine Sathiah
HP: 0194187661
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