Lathrop P. Johnson
Professor of German
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
Ball State University

Teaching Interests in German:
  • Language.
  • Culture and Civilization.
  • Phonetics.
  • Literature.
  • Research Interests:
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning.
  • Computer Adaptive Placement Testing.
  • Baroque Love Poetry.

  • Advisor to Teaching Majors in German:
  • If you are interested in teaching German, contact me and/or visit:
  • The Foreign Language Teaching Majors Home Page: (FLTM).
  • Selected Professional Activities:
  • Former Chair, Courseware Development Special Interest Group, Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO).
  •  Indiana Association of Teachers of German. (InATG).
  •  Goethe Institute  (G-I, Chicago).
  • Office hours, Spring 2014:
              Mo We Fr  1 - 2 and Tu  12 - 2
              And by arrangement:   North Quad 189.
              Tel. (765)285-1368.      FAX (765)285-5877.

    Other links:

  • AATG American Association of Teachers of German.
  • Modern Languages and Classics Ball State University.
  • IFLTA Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association.
  • Maps for German Teachers (Landkartensammlung).
  • German history page (Kulturgeschichte links).
  • German 337 Course page (Phonetic links).

  • German Dictionary Assistant (use multiple dictionaries to read German texts).  Not too stable yet.
  • Reliable German Dictionary Assistant (works in IE only).
  • Webbox  (paste in text for automatic lookup).  Use with Google Chrome browser.

  • Button Download for TFD   (Add bookmarklets for dictionary lookup).

  • Last updated: 14 Jan. 2014  ------- Send me e-mail at:

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