Angelika's German Magazine
15.7K views | +4 today
Follow
Angelika's German Magazine
Interesting things for German learners
Curated by Angelika Davey
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

German Boy Forms Inseparable Bond With Young Syrian Refugee

German Boy Forms Inseparable Bond With Young Syrian Refugee | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Just call these two fast friends.
Angelika Davey's insight:

How many British children would be able to answer questions in a foreign language? These two 7 year olds, one German, one Syrian, both speak English!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

So funktionieren die Boden-Ampeln für Handy-Nutzer in Augsburg

So funktionieren die Boden-Ampeln für Handy-Nutzer in Augsburg | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Die Stadtwerke haben in Augsburg Licht-Signale in den Boden an zwei Haltestellen eingebaut - für Menschen, die auf ihr Handy starren. Wie sieht das aus un
Angelika Davey's insight:

The German town Augsburg has installed 2 sets of traffic lights into the ground ... for smartphone users! I'm not sure what to make of it!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

The 5 Golden Rules of Adult Language Learning

The 5 Golden Rules of Adult Language Learning | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it

Ever heard that you should be language learning like a child?



more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Barack Obama hails Angela Merkel over handling of refugees

Barack Obama hails Angela Merkel over handling of refugees | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
US president to meet Merkel, Hollande, Renzi and Cameron over EU naval patrols in Libyan waters
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

What The U.S. Can Learn From The Way Germany Trains Its Workforce

What The U.S. Can Learn From The Way Germany Trains Its Workforce | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany boasts a highly skilled industrial labor force, thanks in large part to a system of vocational training that the U.S. abandoned.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Get your tongue around German to master speaking English

Get your tongue around German to master speaking English | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
It has become commonplace to hear that English is now a sort of “global” language, or lingua franca. Although this might be partly true, is it right to draw the conclusion that native speakers of English…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Ä, ö, ü – German umlauts explained

German beginners can’t understand my love for the funny looking ä,ö,ü. Vowels with dots -umlauts- just look weird. Ä,ö,ü - German umlauts explained.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Germany’s Cash Culture: “Geld stinkt nicht”

Germany’s Cash Culture: “Geld stinkt nicht” | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In Germany, Cash is King

North Americans are often frustrated by the lack of credit card acceptance in Germany. Americans and Canadians, so used to paying with plastic, are dismayed to discover t
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

German Word of the Week: Schleimbeutel

German Word of the Week: Schleimbeutel | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German words for parts of the body are much more colorful and descriptive than their prettified Latin counterparts in English. Fuck nostril, German gives you 'nose-hole' (Nasenloch). Suck it, placenta, in German you're 'mother-cake' (Mutterkuchen). Don't think about tha
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

13 fun facts about Germany - momondo

13 fun facts about Germany - momondo | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
How much do you really know Germany? Get to know this diverse and vibrant country with our 13 fun facts about Germany
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

76 Intriguing English Words Derived from German

76 Intriguing English Words Derived from German | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Did you know that many English words we use today were actually derived from German? Here are 76 English words that came from Deutsche!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

A Typical German Breakfast | German Language Blog

A Typical German Breakfast | German Language Blog | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A description of what one would typically eat for breakfast in Germany and Bavaria, with a vocabulary list.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Germany's most bizarre May 1st traditions

Germany's most bizarre May 1st traditions | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
May 1st brings out weird and wonderful traditions in Germany, from mountain-top witch parties to day-drinking and dancing. Something wicked this wa
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

The Best Websites for Learning a Language with Music

The Best Websites for Learning a Language with Music | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Using music and lyrics to practice languages can be incredibly effective, rewarding and fun! Discover the best websites for learning a language with music.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

How Much Language Study Time Per Day is Enough? - Languages Around the Globe

How Much Language Study Time Per Day is Enough? - Languages Around the Globe | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
With so many language learners – or prospective language learners – struggling to “find the time” to learn languages it’s always a heavy burden trying to convince people that learning a language isn’t about having …
Angelika Davey's insight:

Interesting and thought provoking article. How much time do you spend learning? And no, I don't manage an hour either ...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Prost! Germany Celebrates 500 Years of Beer Purity Law

Prost! Germany Celebrates 500 Years of Beer Purity Law
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Has Germany lost its Wanderlust? - BBC News

Has Germany lost its Wanderlust? - BBC News | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germans have always been eager tourists, so why are so many now opting to stay at home, asks Simon Calder.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

10 Living German Traditions in the Black Forest | Travel Tester

10 Living German Traditions in the Black Forest | Travel Tester | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In the Black Forest, I discovered German traditions and customs in three specific themes: Culinary Specialities, Arts and Crafts and Living Traditions.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

New 'see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich

New 'see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A brand-new five-Euro coin, which has a blue plastic ring in the middle, will make life harder for counterfeiters, the Bavarian finance ministry claims.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Zurich 'to force preschool children to study German'

Zurich 'to force preschool children to study German' | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Preschool children in the canton of Zurich with poor German skills will have to attend language classes if a new proposal gets the go-ahead.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Why You Will Never Be The Same After Living in Germany

Why You Will Never Be The Same After Living in Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
1. No Beer Festival Will Ever Compare Admit it, Germans know how to do Beer festivals better than anyone else in the world! After going to Oktoberfest or any other beer festival in Germany, all others will seem boring compared to that time you went to Dult! 2. Schloss Neuschwanstein will make you feel like…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

Yoga in prison? Germany's "5-star slammer"

60 Minutes visits a prison that would shock most Americans. Is Germany's prison philosophy the answer?
Angelika Davey's insight:

Interesting!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Angelika Davey
Scoop.it!

10 things NOT to do in Berlin

10 things NOT to do in Berlin | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The guidebooks are full of the must-dos. But which of these traditional attractions aren't worth it? Top 10 things NOT to do in Berlin.
Angelika Davey's insight:

I'm guilty of a few :)

more...
No comment yet.