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Video killed the radio star! Really?

Video killed the radio star! Really? | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Do you remember that song? "Video killed the radio star .........and you remember the jingles used to go ....' But what does that have to do with learning German?
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Nudity Is Cool In This European City

Nudity Is Cool In This European City | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Nude beaches are great and all, but Munich is stepping its naked game up to an unparalleled level.

The German city has legalized public nudity and created six designated "urban naked zones" where anyone can strip down to their birthday s...
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16 things you didn't know about the Autobahn

16 things you didn't know about the Autobahn | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The Autobahn’s speed record hasn't been broken since 1938.
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A history of German cuisine (and chow) | Culture | DW.DE | 02.04.2014

A history of German cuisine (and chow) | Culture | DW.DE | 02.04.2014 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German food historian Ursula Heinzelmann tells DW why people used to thicken sauces with bread instead of cream, and how soccer changed Germany’s attitude toward its national dishes.
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10 Must-Try Memory Boosters for Language Learners

Think your memory isn't good enough to learn a language? Think again, and try these 10 memory-boosting tips that will help you learn a language faster and re...
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Help, I don't know when to use kennen or wissen! - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

Help, I don't know when to use kennen or wissen! - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A question I often get asked is “When do I use wissen and when kennen?” A quick look in the dictionary tells you both mean ‘to know’. So, are the interchangeable? Sadly, no! You use ‘kennen’ when you know a person or a place or are familiar with things Ich kenne den Mann. I know that man. Ich kenne München gut. I know Munich well. Ich kenne den Film. I know [...]
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Germans try to get their tongues around gender-neutral language - The Guardian

Germans try to get their tongues around gender-neutral language - The Guardian | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
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Germans try to get their tongues around gender-neutral language
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For centuries, the seemingly arbitrary allocation of masculine, feminine and neutral gender articles in German has driven non-native speakers to despair.
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Nine very German jobs The Local

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Britain, Germany to collaborate on 5G next mobile network

Britain, Germany to collaborate on 5G next mobile network | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Britain and Germany will team up to work on developing the next super-fast mobile network, 5G, Prime Minister David Cameron told the opening of the...
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China to overtake US as main recipient of German electric exports - Deutsche Welle

China to overtake US as main recipient of German electric exports - Deutsche Welle | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
China to overtake US as main recipient of German electric exports Deutsche Welle A ten-year market survey by the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI) revealed Monday China had become more and more important as an...
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Deutsche Zungenbrecher - German tongue twisters: Max wachst Wachsmasken - YouTube

Lerne deutsche Zungenbrecher! Learn German tongue twisters! "Max wachst Wachsmasken" Translation: Max waxes wax masks. What does Max wax? Wax masks Max waxes... (If I didn't speak German, this would sound incredibly silly.

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Angela Merkel speech in UK parliament

Angela Merkel speech in UK parliament | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Live coverage of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel's address to the both houses of the UK Parliament.
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Grammar lesson – the German informal plural you

Grammar lesson – the German informal plural you | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
 
In the last few weeks various students from different groups  mentioned to me that they were struggling with the informal plural you, or as I like to call it ‘you lot’ (you wouldn’t say that to business clients when you need the formal you).
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Traveller's Guide: Germany by train - The Independent

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Traveller's Guide: Germany by train
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Eurostar is in its 20th year, and at last has started doing something that many travellers would have expected years ago: selling tickets from London to cities in Germany.
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3 Motown Greats Who Recorded German Versions of Their Hits

3 Motown Greats Who Recorded German Versions of Their Hits | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Hear Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, and The Supremes sing in German.
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Cost of living - Study in Germany

Cost of living - Study in Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The costs of living in Germany are different from town to town. Careful planning of the costs of living is very important.
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Top 6 best and worst April Fool's pranks

Top 6 best and worst April Fool's pranks | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
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Texas, Namibia: In welchen Ländern weltweit (auch) Deutsch gesprochen wird

Texas, Namibia: In welchen Ländern weltweit (auch) Deutsch gesprochen wird | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Stellen Sie sich vor, Sie sind in Texas – und geraten unter Einheimische, die Deutsch plaudern. Wo Ihnen das noch passieren kann.
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Der Sozialismus in Farbe

Der Sozialismus in Farbe | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Die frühere DDR muss sich meistens mit zwei Adjektiven beschreiben lassen: grau und trist. Dass das ein ziemlich unvollständiges Bild ist, zeigt jetzt eine Fotoschau im Deutschen Historischen Museum in Berlin.
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Jung mit Rock’n’Roll - Peter Kraus wird 75

Jung mit Rock’n’Roll - Peter Kraus wird 75 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In den 1950er Jahren startete Peter Kraus seine Karriere als deutsche Antwort auf Elvis Presley und wurde mit Liedern wie "Sugar Baby" oder "Mit 17" zum Star. Auch als Film-Schauspieler hatte er großen Erfolg.
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Word of the Week: Maloche

Word of the Week: Maloche | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In the German language are several synonyms for "Arbeit" (work). But "Maloche" goes far beyond that. Take a look at how a word with Hebrew roots became a symbol of industrialization and remains popular among hard-working Germans today.
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German Bundesliga Podcast: Matchday 23 Reaction + DFB Chat

German Bundesliga Podcast: Matchday 23 Reaction + DFB Chat | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Talking Fussball Podcast Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show is back to highlight another action-packed weekend of Bundesliga action as James is joined in the heart of Bavaria by Jon and Alex to break down a Matchday 24 that was just as fancy and...
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Learn some German on a rainy day - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

Learn some German on a rainy day - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
It’s raining again! Whether it’s raining where you are or not, we all like to talk (or should I say ‘moan’) about the weather. So, what better time than a rainy day to look at some compound words  Although the word rain is ‘der Regen’, compound words which begin with ‘Regen’ aren’t necessarily ‘der’ as the last word within that word will give you the gender of the [...]
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American Expat in Germany Experiences His First 'Green Cabbage Walk' (Grünkohlwanderung)

American Expat in Germany Experiences His First 'Green Cabbage Walk' (Grünkohlwanderung) | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Winters in Germany last a long time, and by long, I mean like half the year. They are cold, windy and darker than your worst nightmare. As a result, there are lots of fun social traditions during t...
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Eddie Izzard: Why the Germans do have a sense of humour - The Independent

Eddie Izzard: Why the Germans do have a sense of humour - The Independent | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
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Eddie Izzard: Why the Germans do have a sense of humour
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Izzard started the run in January with only two years of high-school German under his belt. His present fluency is nothing short of incredible.
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Germany’s great tuition fees U-turn

Germany’s great tuition fees U-turn | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Could England force a similar reversal? Howard Hotson asks
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