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The charm of the Schnittchen

The charm of the Schnittchen | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German Schnittchen, the open-faced, bite-sized sandwiches served on a board, instead of a plate, at dinnertime, are cultural manifestations of the square, fuddy-duddy German lifestyle known as “spießig” in German. In the same ilk as garden dwarfs, if you know what I mean. The small boards on which Schnittchen are served are impractical. The crumbs…
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Germany: 15 Things You Didn't Know (Part 2)

Germany: 15 Things You Didn't Know (Part 2) | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany, and now we're back with part two! Check out eight more fascinating facts about the country and popular travel destination that you definitely
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Germany: 15 Things You Didn't Know (Part 1)

Germany: 15 Things You Didn't Know (Part 1) | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany is one of the most popular and also one of the most studied. However, even if you've been there, how much do you really know about it? With that in
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Why English Is a Germanic Language

Why English Is a Germanic Language | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
How important is family to you? Researchers say that strong family bonds contribute to longer, healthier lives. If that’s true, building loving relationships can benefit …
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10 Reasons Why I Chose to Move to Germany

10 Reasons Why I Chose to Move to Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Traditional half-timbered houses in Gelnhausen near Frankfurt Ever since middle school, I've been fascinated by German culture, German people, the German
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I don't blame him. Good reasons!

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Bilingual people twice as likely to recover from a stroke

Bilingual people twice as likely to recover from a stroke | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
40 per cent of bilingual patients regained normal function following a stroke,
compared with just 20 per cent of those who spoke only one language
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Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams to win Australian Open

Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams to win Australian Open | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany's Angelique Kerber beats world number one Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam at the Australian Open.
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10 ways that studying languages ruins your life

10 ways that studying languages ruins your life | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
‘Study a language’ they said, ‘it’ll be fun’ they said... The 'mental block' becomes your daily torture (in native and learned languages alike) Brain: Knows more than one language --> refuses to find the correct word for the language you are speaking in. You have to decide between sounding pretentious or pronouncing it wrong when you…
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Elvis Presley as a Soldier in West Germany: 1958-1960

When Elvis Presley walked off an army troop ship in Bremerhaven, West Germany on October 1, 1958, he was only 23 years old. It was his first (a
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What Germany's eating these days | All media content | DW.COM | 13.01.2016

What Germany's eating these days | All media content | DW.COM | 13.01.2016 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
What do Germans most like to eat? The German Ministry of Food and Agriculture wanted to know and asked a cross-section of Germans. The 2016 Nutrition Report had a few surprises in store.
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Things You're NOT ALLOWED TO DO on Sunday in Germany

A few things that are illegal to do on Sunday in Germany...and a few things that might be illegal on Sunday. Thanks so much for watching!! Don't forget to su...
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Berlin songwriter Elif: ''I love you' isn't as strong in German' | Music | DW.COM | 09.02.2016

Berlin songwriter Elif: ''I love you' isn't as strong in German' | Music | DW.COM | 09.02.2016 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
She grew up bilingually, but prefers to write songs in German - even though it's a tricky language, Berlin singer-songwriter Elif tells DW. The casting show finalist learned one important thing on TV: How to sing loudly.
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Cologne carnival: 'After New Year, there's even more reason to let our hair down'

Cologne carnival: 'After New Year, there's even more reason to let our hair down' | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
An estimated 1m people attended Cologne’s Rose Monday, despite the backdrop of mass immigration, January’s sex attacks and the threat of Islamist terror
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Train crash in Bad Aibling leaves 9 dead and at least 100 injured

Train crash in Bad Aibling leaves 9 dead and at least 100 injured | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Two passenger trains collided near Bad Aibling, Bavaria on 9 February killing nine people and injuring at least 100. Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her sympathy for the victims and their families and thanked the rescue workers who were working under difficult circumstances.
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Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it

Germany’s path to a liberal constitutional democracy and a functioning parliamentary system involved many historical ruptures: particularism in the early years of the Modern age, the failure of the March [...]...

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50 Things to Do in MUNICH

50 Things to Do in MUNICH | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Munich offers plenty for visitors and locals alike. Here are 50 things to do in Munich...
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A Simple 4-Step Learning Plan To Get The Most Out Of Study TIme

A Simple 4-Step Learning Plan To Get The Most Out Of Study TIme | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
You get down to learning but your concentration quickly dwindles away? It's a clear sign that you need a learning plan! A simple learning plan that is.
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10 genius ways German inventors improved our lives

10 genius ways German inventors improved our lives | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German inventors have made contributions to our every day lives in more ways than you may know. The Local looks at some of the best inventions, from the serious to the silly.
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Health Care in Germany

Medications Overseas: Potential Hazards - Avoiding Drug Problems

Many of the medications that Americans use are produced by German or Swiss companies. But that doesn’t mean there is a worldwide s
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If you miss these things while living abroad, you are probably German – Part 2

I’m back with the second edition of things you only miss when you’re German and live abroad.

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PSA: Germany dropping old-style bank details

PSA: Germany dropping old-style bank details | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
On Feburary 1st, bank customers' old-style bank account numbers and routing numbers will no longer be valid – but authorities fear that many people are unaware of the change.
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German Recipe: Currywurst

German Recipe: Currywurst | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Currywurst is a German national dish consisting of hot pork sausage cut into slices and seasoned with curry sauce (regularly consisting of ketchup or tomato…
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Mmmm Currywurst!!!

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Winter in Deutschland | Deutschkurse | DW.COM | 15.01.2016

Winter in Deutschland | Deutschkurse | DW.COM | 15.01.2016 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Verschneite Wälder, zugefrorene Seen, weißgepuderte Dächer: Der Winter verwandelt Deutschland vielerorts in ein Zauberland – wenn es denn mal wieder kalt genug wird. Aber der Schnee hat nicht nur gute Seiten ...
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