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Berlin Zoo unveils memorial to Knut the polar bear

Berlin Zoo unveils memorial to Knut the polar bear | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A statue of Germany's most beloved polar bear, Knut, was unveiled at the Berlin Zoo where he lived. Knut's sudden death last year saddened his fans from around the world.
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Joining German Tradition in Frankfurt and Franconia - Borders Of Adventure

Joining German Tradition in Frankfurt and Franconia - Borders Of Adventure | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
I'm heading back to Germany, this time to learn about and join tradition through a series of events, festivals and destinations that preserve German customs
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Lenin's head to be 'resurrected' in Berlin - The Local

Lenin's head to be 'resurrected' in Berlin - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Buried and long forgotten, the head of a
giant Lenin statue is set to make a comeback in the German capital a quarter-century after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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The longest words in German - The German Professor

The longest words in German - The German Professor | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
What are the longest words in German? According to Duden, the longest word comes in at 67 letters. Do you know what the 10 longest words in the German language mean?

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The Future of Cycling in Munich Could Be 'Bike Autobahns'

The Future of Cycling in Munich Could Be 'Bike Autobahns' | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The new paths would be aimed not at jump-on, jump-off cyclists, but at riders taking longer journeys.
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Tips for Finding Your Ancestors in German Civil Registration Records on Ancestry

Tips for Finding Your Ancestors in German Civil Registration Records on Ancestry | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
ICYMI: Ancestry has 11mm+ #German civil registrations. Learn how to interpret and get the most from these records. http://t.co/zUdYD9Dybb
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The German Way: You speak more German than you think | Insider Views | Living in Germany | Expatica Germany

The German Way: You speak more German than you think | Insider Views | Living in Germany | Expatica Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Both German and English have liberally borrowed from each other and claimed words as their own – you can speak more German than you think. | Insider information on living in Germany, from expert opinions to personal anecdotes. We share your experiences.
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Why Learning a Language Should Be on Your Bucket List - Huffington Post

Why Learning a Language Should Be on Your Bucket List - Huffington Post | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The hours I spend in pursuit of knowledge might seem wasted, but the opposite is true. Whenever and wherever we travel, I will always endeavor to speak the native tongue, no matter how limited or butchered.

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Everybody Loves Germany: Why So Many Immigrants Chose Germany

Everybody Loves Germany: Why So Many Immigrants Chose Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany is one of the most popular immigration countries. New regulations as well as numerous programs and projects at home and abroad are making the Federal Republic increasingly attractive.
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Deep impact

Deep impact | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
GERMANS joke about their bad English. In Berlin, you can buy fridge magnets with German expressions over-literally translated into English, like “It is me...
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Cultural highlights on Germany's unique stages | All media content | DW.COM | 17.07.2015

Cultural highlights on Germany's unique stages | All media content | DW.COM | 17.07.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Summer is the time for festivals in Germany, with a wealth of theater and music performances across the country. There are more than 500 festivals in all - many of them open air shows in spectacular settings.
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10 words to know before partying in Germany | All media content | DW.COM | 17.07.2015

10 words to know before partying in Germany | All media content | DW.COM | 17.07.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Berlin is known worldwide for being Germany's party hotspot, with Hamburg and Cologne close behind. But before you head out on the town, learn these 10 words.
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How beautiful German sounds compared to other languages - YouTube

Why German is one of the most beautiful languages in the world ;P THIS IS A REMAKE OF "HOW GERMAN SOUNDS COMPARED TO OTHER LANGUAGES": https://www.youtube.co...
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12 German Cartoon Series For German Learners (Not just for Kids!)

12 German Cartoon Series For German Learners (Not just for Kids!) | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
One of the best ways to learn a language, after having acquired some basics, is to immerse oneself in authentic materials, such as short stories, comics, movies or cartoons. While many cartoons on German television are dubbed versions of American...
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11 Fabulous German Movies on Netflix to Improve Your Deutsch

11 Fabulous German Movies on Netflix to Improve Your Deutsch | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Got a Netflix subscription? You are in luck, Netflix offers many great German films for your entertainment. Here are 11 unforgettable films to boost your
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MeckPomm, RhinePal and BadWürt

MeckPomm, RhinePal and BadWürt | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Are the long, unwieldy names of the German regions holding back tourism? We think so.
Let’s face it, the popular tourist destination of Baden-Württemberg is a helluva mouthful for non-German-speaking visitors.
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Berlin Day Trips

Berlin Day Trips | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
This summer’s disappointing weather has vacillated between pouring rain and all-consuming heat that leaves you dripping with sweat. Both ways, you end up wet. And not entirely happy.

Perhaps that
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Schwangau, Germany: Neuschwanstein Castle - YouTube

For info about travel to Bavaria: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/germany/bavaria Bavaria's "Mad" King Ludwig built the castle of his dreams, Neuschwanstein...
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15 reasons you should never travel to Austria

15 reasons you should never travel to Austria | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
1. Don’t you know beer and mountains don’t mix?
I've been stunned by every day of this trip so far, but this adventure took the cake. It's all about dat ������, ya know? Hallstatt is a must-see in Austria's endlessly stunning Salzkammergut region!
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Children's German Language Games and Interactive Lessons | Readish Course 852

Children's German Language Games and Interactive Lessons | Readish Course 852 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Even adults can learn German by playing children's games! This course links to over 200 children's free games and interactive lessons for learning German. Additionally, it links to over 2,000 quizzes. To link to free web media to help children learn German language, including: Free browser games, Interactive lessons and activities, Quizzes, Teaching resources, such as presentations and worksheets, Video lessons.
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What is the Difference Between a Burg and a Schloss?

What is the Difference Between a Burg and a Schloss? | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
As a little girl, I always dreamed of living the fairy tale life as a princess in a beautiful castle perched upon a hill, with my long locks of brown wavy hair flowing over the castle window waitin...
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Great explanation for those two words which both translate as 'castle'

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German DJ Felix Jaehn tops US music charts | Music | DW.COM | 20.07.2015

German DJ Felix Jaehn tops US music charts | Music | DW.COM | 20.07.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German DJ Felix Jaehn has become the first German artist in 26 years to top the Billboard music charts in the United States.
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So, Are Fillers Okay to Use When, Um, Learning a Foreign Language? - Lingholic

So, Are Fillers Okay to Use When, Um, Learning a Foreign Language? - Lingholic | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Learning fillers in your language of study will actually make your speech more fluent. Curious to, um, see how?
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Win Summer Prizes!

Win Summer Prizes! | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Blog and Website sharing love of language learning and personal
development. Written by German tutor, focus on teaching and learning
German, English, French, languages, podcast.
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Enter this competition to win my Beginners' German book or some of the other great products for language learners!

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Lorelei to get major facelift | DW Travel | DW.COM | 16.07.2015

Lorelei to get major facelift | DW Travel | DW.COM | 16.07.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The fabled rocks of Lorelei are set to be redesigned and redeveloped with a five million euro injection from the Federal Government, and an extra four million euro from the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
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German squirrel arrested after woman complained it was stalking her

German squirrel arrested after woman complained it was stalking her | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Police in Germany arrested a squirrel because it was chasing a distressed woman around the city of Bottrop
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