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7 ways Germans get English totally wrong - The Local

7 ways Germans get English totally wrong - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
As much as English-speakers might feel insecure about their Deutsch skills when faced with Germans' comparatively widespread grasp of English, Germans themselves often mess up English - in some pretty hilarious ways.
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German people donated so much to migrants that police had to ask them to stop

German people donated so much to migrants that police had to ask them to stop | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Police in a German city have been forced to ask the public to stop bringing donations for arriving refugees after being inundated with food, clothes and toys in an overwhelming show of support.
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German Short Stories For Beginners

German Short Stories For Beginners | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
There are many ways to learn or teach German, but my favorite approach is using stories. There are a number of reasons why learning German with stories is so effective, but the best one is this: because it’s fun! Learning...
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Germany's 10 best hiking trails | DW Travel | DW.COM | 28.08.2015

Germany's 10 best hiking trails | DW Travel | DW.COM | 28.08.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
There are around 200,000 kilometers of hiking trails in Germany. Whether they follow a river, pass through flowering fields or scale steep peaks - there's something for every hiker in DW's list of top 10 walks.
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Top 10 Fairy-Tale Towns in Germany

Top 10 Fairy-Tale Towns in Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany has a plethora of historic towns, sprinkled all around the country. Here are our ten choices of great picturesque towns, that make for a great weekend trip.
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So schön ist Deutschland!

 

 

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11 things you're sure to find in a German bakery | All media content | DW.COM | 20.08.2015

11 things you're sure to find in a German bakery | All media content | DW.COM | 20.08.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Forget that low-carb diet. Germany is world-famous not only for its dark bread, but also its baked good. Here are 11 tasty things you'll find in just about any bakery in Germany.
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My home is my castle | DW Travel | DW.COM | 20.08.2015

My home is my castle | DW Travel | DW.COM | 20.08.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The Castle Road is one of Germany's most popular holiday routes. It leads past 90 castles and fortresses - some of which are still inhabited. A guided tour by the keeper of the castle is naturally a particular thrill.
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SG #106: Die Schultüte - Slow German

SG #106: Die Schultüte - Slow German | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Derzeit sind in Deutschland Sommerferien. Die Schulkinder haben frei, und zwar sechs Wochen lang. Auch viele Kindergärten schließen ihre Türen, dann aber meistens nur zwei bis drei Wochen lang. Viele deutsche Kinder gehen in den Kindergarten. Sie beginnen ihre Zeit im Kindergarten, wenn sie drei Jahre alt sind, und gehen bis zum Schuleintritt in den Kindergarten. Wenn sie dann vom Kindergarten in die Schule wechseln, ist das natürlich ein großer Schritt. Aus Kindergartenkinder werden Schulkinder
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Deutsche Sitten Und Bräuche

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10 Things To Know Before Moving to Germany

10 Things To Know Before Moving to Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
All the things I wish I'd known before moving to Germany as an expat — with tips on how to make the process easier for others
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Cologne's 10 must-see spots for culture vultures - The Local

Cologne's 10 must-see spots for culture vultures - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
As Germany’s fourth-largest city, Cologne has always played an important role in German contemporary culture. Frederica Miller explains why it's still buzzing with cultural life despite the halo of glamour shifting to Berlin.
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Climate change to raise price of German beer - The Local

Climate change to raise price of German beer - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Beer is often cheaper than water in Germany, but a new study says climate change may threaten the low prices of the country’s beloved brewed beverage.
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Top 500 German words - The German Professor

Top 500 German words - The German Professor | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
This word list comes from Randall Jones & Erwin Tschirner’s A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners, which lists the 4034 (!) most commonly used words in German. Words 1-100 | 101-200 | 201-300 | 301-400 | 401-500 1. der / die…Read more ›
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Why Can't Adults Learn Languages Like Children?

Why Can't Adults Learn Languages Like Children? | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Kids learn languages really easily, don't they? It's not that simple.
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3 quick tips to become the MacGyver of being polite in German - The Germanz

  Germans are not known as the most polite people on the planet, in fact the opposite is the case. Rude, cold, and formal is how Germans are described quite often. There are a lot of blog posts and more blog posts on the rudeness of Germans. Those working in German customer service are apparently terribly impolite, …
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Ten phrases you’ll only hear at work in Austria - The Local

Ten phrases you’ll only hear at work in Austria - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Austria is one of Europe’s smaller countries, but also one of the richest and most stable in the EU, with low unemployment. Austrians are known for their love of gemütlichkeit - a word encompassing coziness, security and friendliness - and this can mean some baffling conversations for those new t
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Travel in Germany: The Loreley am Rhine | Young Germany

Travel in Germany: The Loreley am Rhine  |  Young Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Travel in Germany: The Loreley am Rhine
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Ten ways Germany puts Britain to shame - The Local

Ten ways Germany puts Britain to shame - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
As most true Brits realized long ago, there are a lot of reasons why Britain is pretty rubbish. Jörg Luyken argues that his fellow Brits should pack their bags and move to Deutschland.
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A Great Example Of The German Ordnung You Need To Know. | German Language Blog

A Great Example Of The German Ordnung You Need To Know. | German Language Blog | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In Germany, "Ordnung ist das halbe Leben." And because of that, we also have implemented that in waste management. How is that done? Check it out.
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The Top 10 German-language hits | Music | DW.COM | 21.08.2015

The Top 10 German-language hits | Music | DW.COM | 21.08.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Singing in German need not be a barrier to global success, as proved by Kraftwerk, Trio, Tokio Hotel and Rammstein. Nena had a huge hit with 99 Luftballons in German - which charted much higher than the English Version.
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Smartphone app launched to help asylum seekers in Dresden

Smartphone app launched to help asylum seekers in Dresden | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
App offers practical assistance to refugees arriving in the eastern German city and comes in response to recent anti-immigrant hostility
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Auf der Baustelle des Berliner Stadtschlosses | Video-Thema – Lektionen | DW.COM | 19.08.2015

Auf der Baustelle des Berliner Stadtschlosses | Video-Thema – Lektionen | DW.COM | 19.08.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
2019 soll das Berliner Schloss fertig sein und unter dem Namen „Humboldtforum“ eröffnet werden. Im Moment ist es noch eine große Baustelle. Das neue Schloss soll ähnlich wie das alte vor mehr als 300 Jahren aussehen.
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10 differences between a normal friend and a German friend

10 differences between a normal friend and a German friend | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A German friend wants to look at you suspiciously then slowly get to know you.
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Deutsche Freunde, zuverlässige  und aufrichtige Freunde

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The Power of German Traffic Lights | German Language Blog

The Power of German Traffic Lights | German Language Blog | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
From the beloved Ampelmann in East Germany to same-sex couples for Eurovision 2015, pedestrian lights in Germany & Austria are more powerful than you think!
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10 Daily Habits That Will Actually Make You Smarter

10 Daily Habits That Will Actually Make You Smarter | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
10 Daily Habits That Will Actually Make You Smarter: We promise: You can fit at least one of these i...
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One of them is , surprise surprise, learning a language!

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