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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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How Germany prepares for Christmas - in the summer | Lifestyle | DW | 26.07.2017

How Germany prepares for Christmas - in the summer | Lifestyle | DW | 26.07.2017 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
It seems Germany practically invented Christmas - or at least many of the symbols associated with it. While we don't like to start thinking about it in the summer, the cookie bakers and tree growers have to.
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Housing prices keep roaring up in Germany, new study shows

Housing prices keep roaring up in Germany, new study shows | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A new report by consumer watchdog Stiftung Warentest shows that housing prices rose even more rapidly in 2016 than in recent years, posing a problem for people looking to buy a home.
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Germany has ended a century-long debate over a missing letter in its alphabet

Germany has ended a century-long debate over a missing letter in its alphabet | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Picture your last name written in all caps. Now imagine one letter in the middle is in lowercase. Now imagine this is the only way for you to write your name, that shrunken middle letter dwarfed by its neighbors. All your legal documents glare at you: SMiTH WOLFsON CHUnG Until very recently, this was th
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How to pronounce German words with 'ei' and 'ie' - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

How to pronounce German words with 'ei' and 'ie' - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Do you sometimes mix up your 'ei' and 'ie' when speaking German? Help is at hand with some explanations and exercises in this blog post.
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German dialects - Pfälzisch - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

German dialects - Pfälzisch - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Follow the journey through Germany and find out how Palantine German, or Pfälzisch, sounds like, while practising saying some phrases yourself.
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How do the Germans sing 'Happy Birthday'? - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

How do the Germans sing 'Happy Birthday'? - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Just some ideas for you :-)
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New study shows how exposure to a foreign language ignites infants' learning

New study shows how exposure to a foreign language ignites infants' learning | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
For years, scientists and parents alike have touted the benefits of introducing babies to two languages: Bilingual experience has been shown to improve cognitive abilities, especially problem-solving.
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25 phrases with "doch" - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

25 phrases with "doch" - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
25 useful German phrases with the word 'doch' to help you win an argument that you can or will do something or telling the other person what to do.
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Free German Bank Accounts - Your Best Options

Free German Bank Accounts - Your Best Options | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Don't pay rip-off monthly charges for your German bank account when there are so many free options out there. Some of the best options, hand-picked.
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13 Things Germans Love...And Expats Just Don't Get Why

13 Things Germans Love...And Expats Just Don't Get Why | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Life in a foreign country means you observe some of the stranger traits of the natives. These are things much loved by the locals but I find them a bit crap.
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13 Things Germans Love...And Expats Just Don't Get Why

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If you know these 10 things, you're a German grammar master

If you know these 10 things, you're a German grammar master | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Do you do all these things without thinking twice? Then you're either native or you have truly become a master of the German language.
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Well? How many? 

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After Brexit, fluency in German will be a vital tool for success | the big issue

After Brexit, fluency in German will be a vital tool for success | the big issue | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Numbers learning a modern language have plummeted in the past decade. The situation needs to be urgently reversed to boost links with Europe
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When did I stop being afraid to speak German?

When did I stop being afraid to speak German? | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Three strategies that I used so that I could overcome my shyness about speaking German.
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German dialects – Sächsisch - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

German dialects – Sächsisch - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Follow the journey through Germany and find out how the German in Saxony, Sächsisch, sounds like, while practising saying some phrases yourself.
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German Hamburger Frikadelle or Bulette • Original German Recipe

German Hamburger Frikadelle or Bulette • Original German Recipe | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Today we show you how to make the German Hamburger Frikadelle or Bulette. It's a popular German beef dish that is great warm or cold, enjoy w potato salad.
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That's what we had to eat tonight (but don't tell anyone I bought mine from ALDI  ☺)

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People who speak two languages experience time differently, study finds

People who speak two languages experience time differently, study finds | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
For those who can speak only one language, people who have the ability to speak several are often a source of fascination. What language do they think in? Can they switch mid-way through? Do they dream in one language or both?
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Amazon plans to go after Google's language translation business

Amazon plans to go after Google's language translation business | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Amazon Web Services is preparing to introduce a service for translating text.
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Discovering the true meaning of Black Forest cake in the German region itself

Discovering the true meaning of Black Forest cake in the German region itself | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The first time I had a taste of the Black Forest, it wasn't by way of cake.
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How Music and Learning go Hand in Hand in Becoming Fluent

How Music and Learning go Hand in Hand in Becoming Fluent | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Do you want to know how music and learning go hand in hand? This article will give you some ideas to help you learn a language with music.
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Spaghetti Ice Cream • Best German Recipes

Spaghetti Ice Cream • Best German Recipes | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Spaghetti Ice Cream looks like a spaghetti dish with tomato sauce but of course it is not. Find out what it is and try it at home. Surprise your friends.
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Smoking In Germany

Smoking In Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Did you know there are still cigarette vending machines & adverts in Germany? A look at das Rauchen (smoking) in Germany today.
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Young Brits to make German connections - GOV.UK

Young Brits to make German connections - GOV.UK | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
More British youngsters will be able to learn about German language and culture after a new agreement was made between the Foreign Secretary and the German Foreign Minister.
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21 fantastic places you wouldn't expect to find in Germany

21 fantastic places you wouldn't expect to find in Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A desert in Germany? WTF???
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I haven't been to any of those places. Have you?

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How to Learn German From Scratch: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

How to Learn German From Scratch: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Have you always wanted to learn German? Learn how to speak German fast with this comprehensive guide for beginners.
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Learning a foreign language gets tougher with age but it's also more rewarding  | Aging | Dallas News

John and Susan Hepola studied Finnish for a couple of years before visiting the land of his ancestors in April.John, 76, who acknowledge
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