Reading German Handwritten Records Lesson 1: Kurrent Letters



By the end of this lesson, you will be able to do the following:

1. Recognize the differences between upper and lower case letters.

2. Correctly identify each letter in an "ideal" form.

3. Identify correctly the three forms of the lower case letter "s".

4. Recognize the use of diacritics and other special marks.

Additional Information

Language English
Year Range 1500-1941
Place Germany
Lesson Owner FamilySearch
Skill Level Beginner
Lesson Creation Date 1 January 2009
Presenter Barbara Bell
Series Number 1 of 3

All rights reserved. Permission of copyright owner required for reproduction or other use beyond that allowed by law. See Terms of Use for details.