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White Easter: Germany Faces Coldest March Since 1883 - SPIEGEL ONLINE

White Easter: Germany Faces Coldest March Since 1883 - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Complaining about the weather has reached epidemic proportions in northern Germany this "spring." And with good reason.
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Foreign Language Pronunciation - “Don't worry too much about your accent!"

Foreign Language Pronunciation - “Don't worry too much about your accent!" | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it

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Sounding like a native speaker would be nice, but is not essential for understanding and being understood in a foreign language... 

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8 epic spots in Germany even most Germans don’t know

8 epic spots in Germany even most Germans don’t know | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
"Look to your left and you’ll be gazing out onto Lake Constance, where you can spy on Austria and Switzerland with ease."
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German unemployment falls to historic low | Business | DW.COM | 30.06.2015

German unemployment falls to historic low | Business | DW.COM | 30.06.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The number of unemployed people in Germany fell for the ninth consecutive month in June, dropping to a level unseen since the country reunited about 25 years ago. Also, the number of job vacancies rose to new heights.
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12 things everyone gets wrong about Germany

12 things everyone gets wrong about Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A German explains the things that everyone gets wrong about Germany.
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Language Learners: 15 Useful Skills You Get from Speaking a Second Language - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Language Learners: 15 Useful Skills You Get from Speaking a Second Language - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
It's true - learning another language really does boost your brain power.
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Why should I learn a language? Five important reasons

Why should I learn a language? Five important reasons | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The top five reasons why you should learn a language, right now!
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10 things you didn't know about beer in Germany | All media content | DW.COM | 29.06.2015

10 things you didn't know about beer in Germany | All media content | DW.COM | 29.06.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Sure, Germany is famous for beer. But here are 10 things you should know before tipping your glass.
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How to enjoy Language Learning more by being lousy at it

How to enjoy Language Learning more by being lousy at it | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
If you are a long-term follower of the Fluent blog, you might already be
familiar with my love of Pinterest. I spend the odd free minute over on
that website, admiring pictures, getting inspiration and using it to learn
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The Growth Mindset

Today I came across a really great graphic illustrating the growth mindset
(previously discussed in episode 9 of the podcast), which is such a helpful
way for language learners and strivers of any kind to treat perfectionis
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Click the Listen Link Twice for a Slow Pronunciation in Google Translate

Click the Listen Link Twice for a Slow Pronunciation in Google Translate | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Clicking the "listen" button in Google Translate is a great way to listen to a translation, but it's often pretty hard to understand what it says. Google Operating
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Sommertrends 2015: Die 10 begehrtesten Reiseziele der Deutschen im eigenen Land

Sommertrends 2015: Die 10 begehrtesten Reiseziele der Deutschen im eigenen Land | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Sommertrends 2015: Wohin verreisen die Deutschen im Sommer? Das sind die 10 beliebtesten Urlaubsziele innerhalb Deutschlands.
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19 signs you learned to drink in Germany

19 signs you learned to drink in Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
You once had an awful Jägermeister phase; now it evokes nothing but nausea.
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Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany London - Her Majesty in Germany

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany London - Her Majesty in Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
"We are really looking forward to Queen Elizabeth visiting Germany", Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of Her Majesty’s state visit to Germany from 23 to 26 June 2015. The Queen was a witness to the development of the relations between the UK and Germany, Merkel said in her latest video podcast.
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Traditional German Food - HowStuffWorks

Traditional German Food - HowStuffWorks | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Many German traditions go back for hundreds of years. Find out about German traditions at HowStuffWorks.
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Karlsruhe turns 300 this year! | All media content | DW.COM | 17.06.2015

Karlsruhe turns 300 this year! | All media content | DW.COM | 17.06.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In 1715 Margrave Charles William didn't just a have a palace built, but an entire city, where the streets radiate out like the ribs of a folding fan. Join us on a tour of this Baroque masterpiece of urban planning.
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Dining Out in Germany

Dining Out in Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German Table Manners
caption id= align=alignleft width=250 There are a few things you are allowed to eat with your hands. Würstchen, the German version of a hotdog is one. PHOTO: Hyde Flippo/caption
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How many languages can you juggle? - The Polyglotist

How many languages can you juggle? - The Polyglotist | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Ever tried learning more than one language at a time? If you want to try, have tried and failed, or are just curious regarding whether you can, read on!
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Things in Germany That Can Kill You

Things in Germany That Can Kill You | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Hailing from the land Down Under, I spend a great deal of my time debunking various myths regarding things that can kill you in Australia, and gleefully confirming horror stories regarding things t...
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Cultural Comparisons

Cultural Comparisons | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Daily Life in the USA vs. Germany
In the charts below you’ll find a simplified comparison of various customs and everyday culture in the United States and Germany (Deutschland). For more details, c
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My German berry patch

My German berry patch | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Down the street from us is a log chalet that looks right out of the Bavarian Alps, except without the red geraniums spilling over window boxes. Houses like this are not a rare sight in the United S...
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Infusing Fun into Learning a Language: The Benefits of Playing Games

Infusing Fun into Learning a Language: The Benefits of Playing Games | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
  Turning language into a game So you’ve decided to learn a second (or third!) language, and you’re thinking about how to improve your skills. Like anyone learning a foreign language, you want...

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That's why we love our German board game evenings!

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Yes, we are all for learning a foreign language while playing games. And our name GamesforLanguage says it all!

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18 unusual things one can see in Germany

18 unusual things one can see in Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
As the Queen continues her tour of Germany, here are some attractions that might amuse
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How 400 Germans won the Battle of Waterloo - The Local

How 400 Germans won the Battle of Waterloo - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
On June 18th, 1815, 400 Hanoverian soldiers were the only thing standing between defeat and victory for the alliance against Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.
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In Germany, Seasonal Eating As Way Of Life — And Excuse To Celebrate

In Germany, Seasonal Eating As Way Of Life — And Excuse To Celebrate | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Many fruit and vegetables just aren't available year-round in German grocery stores. So when favorites like asparagus are in season, Germans fill their baskets ... and throw some parties.
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