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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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Creative young Brits are quitting London for affordable Berlin

Creative young Brits are quitting London for affordable Berlin | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
More and more burnt-out Londoners are embracing the laid-back cool – and much lower cost of living – of the German capital
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How Berlin has ruined living anywhere else | Scene in Berlin | DW.COM | 07.08.2014

How Berlin has ruined living anywhere else | Scene in Berlin | DW.COM | 07.08.2014 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Leaving Berlin made DW's Anne-Sophie Brändlin realize what makes Germany's capital so unique and why it is so difficult to fall in love with any other city.
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Learn with TV: 7 Fantastic German Drama Series You'll Love Watching

Learn with TV: 7 Fantastic German Drama Series You'll Love Watching | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Gossip, rumors, lies, love, betrayal. You gotta love all that German drama! Boost your German the fun, addicting way with these fabulously dramatic TV shows.
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Berliners peeved at Sunday ban on convenience stores | Scene in Berlin | DW.COM | 17.07.2015

Berliners peeved at Sunday ban on convenience stores | Scene in Berlin | DW.COM | 17.07.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Want to buy cigarettes on a Sunday in Berlin? That's getting more difficult. A law forbidding neighborhood stores from opening on Sundays is now being enforced. Stuart Braun explains why he's speaking out against it.
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Joining German Tradition in Frankfurt and Franconia - Borders Of Adventure

Joining German Tradition in Frankfurt and Franconia - Borders Of Adventure | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
I'm heading back to Germany, this time to learn about and join tradition through a series of events, festivals and destinations that preserve German customs
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Lenin's head to be 'resurrected' in Berlin - The Local

Lenin's head to be 'resurrected' in Berlin - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Buried and long forgotten, the head of a
giant Lenin statue is set to make a comeback in the German capital a quarter-century after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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The longest words in German - The German Professor

The longest words in German - The German Professor | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
What are the longest words in German? According to Duden, the longest word comes in at 67 letters. Do you know what the 10 longest words in the German language mean?

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Das längste Wort in der deutschen Sprache

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The Future of Cycling in Munich Could Be 'Bike Autobahns'

The Future of Cycling in Munich Could Be 'Bike Autobahns' | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The new paths would be aimed not at jump-on, jump-off cyclists, but at riders taking longer journeys.
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Tips for Finding Your Ancestors in German Civil Registration Records on Ancestry

Tips for Finding Your Ancestors in German Civil Registration Records on Ancestry | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
ICYMI: Ancestry has 11mm+ #German civil registrations. Learn how to interpret and get the most from these records. http://t.co/zUdYD9Dybb
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The German Way: You speak more German than you think | Insider Views | Living in Germany | Expatica Germany

The German Way: You speak more German than you think | Insider Views | Living in Germany | Expatica Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Both German and English have liberally borrowed from each other and claimed words as their own – you can speak more German than you think. | Insider information on living in Germany, from expert opinions to personal anecdotes. We share your experiences.
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Why Learning a Language Should Be on Your Bucket List - Huffington Post

Why Learning a Language Should Be on Your Bucket List - Huffington Post | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The hours I spend in pursuit of knowledge might seem wasted, but the opposite is true. Whenever and wherever we travel, I will always endeavor to speak the native tongue, no matter how limited or butchered.

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Everybody Loves Germany: Why So Many Immigrants Chose Germany

Everybody Loves Germany: Why So Many Immigrants Chose Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany is one of the most popular immigration countries. New regulations as well as numerous programs and projects at home and abroad are making the Federal Republic increasingly attractive.
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Deep impact

Deep impact | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
GERMANS joke about their bad English. In Berlin, you can buy fridge magnets with German expressions over-literally translated into English, like “It is me...
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German film-making giant Til Schweiger to build refugee home | News | DW.COM | 02.08.2015

German film-making giant Til Schweiger to build refugee home | News | DW.COM | 02.08.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German film director and actor Til Schweiger has announced plans to convert a former barracks into a refugee home in central Germany. The award-winning filmmaker has persistently called for more empathy for refugees.
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A reviving 1970s drink

A reviving 1970s drink | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
For my mother, it was a quick and easy dinner to make on a Sunday night. For me as a child in the 1970s in Germany, Toast Hawaii was the culinary highlight of the week: buttered toast with a slice ...
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7 Ways America Needs to Be More Like Germany

7 Ways America Needs to Be More Like Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In Germany there are bakeries on practically every corner. I lived in Stuttgart, a pretty big city in the south of Germany where I could see three bakeries just by looking out the window and swiveling my head slightly.
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Du kannst mich!! 11 ways to express anger in German | German Language Blog

Du kannst mich!! 11 ways to express anger in German | German Language Blog | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
You ever have one of those days where you just want to tell everyone to go to hell? Let’s do that now - in German.
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Ich bin böse auf dich ......anders gesagt !

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11 Fabulous German Movies on Netflix to Improve Your Deutsch

11 Fabulous German Movies on Netflix to Improve Your Deutsch | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Got a Netflix subscription? You are in luck, Netflix offers many great German films for your entertainment. Here are 11 unforgettable films to boost your
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MeckPomm, RhinePal and BadWürt

MeckPomm, RhinePal and BadWürt | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Are the long, unwieldy names of the German regions holding back tourism? We think so.
Let’s face it, the popular tourist destination of Baden-Württemberg is a helluva mouthful for non-German-speaking visitors.
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Berlin Day Trips

Berlin Day Trips | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
This summer’s disappointing weather has vacillated between pouring rain and all-consuming heat that leaves you dripping with sweat. Both ways, you end up wet. And not entirely happy.

Perhaps that
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Schwangau, Germany: Neuschwanstein Castle - YouTube

For info about travel to Bavaria: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/germany/bavaria Bavaria's "Mad" King Ludwig built the castle of his dreams, Neuschwanstein...
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15 reasons you should never travel to Austria

15 reasons you should never travel to Austria | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
1. Don’t you know beer and mountains don’t mix?
I've been stunned by every day of this trip so far, but this adventure took the cake. It's all about dat ������, ya know? Hallstatt is a must-see in Austria's endlessly stunning Salzkammergut region!
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Children's German Language Games and Interactive Lessons | Readish Course 852

Children's German Language Games and Interactive Lessons | Readish Course 852 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Even adults can learn German by playing children's games! This course links to over 200 children's free games and interactive lessons for learning German. Additionally, it links to over 2,000 quizzes. To link to free web media to help children learn German language, including: Free browser games, Interactive lessons and activities, Quizzes, Teaching resources, such as presentations and worksheets, Video lessons.
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What is the Difference Between a Burg and a Schloss?

What is the Difference Between a Burg and a Schloss? | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
As a little girl, I always dreamed of living the fairy tale life as a princess in a beautiful castle perched upon a hill, with my long locks of brown wavy hair flowing over the castle window waitin...
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Great explanation for those two words which both translate as 'castle'

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German DJ Felix Jaehn tops US music charts | Music | DW.COM | 20.07.2015

German DJ Felix Jaehn tops US music charts | Music | DW.COM | 20.07.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German DJ Felix Jaehn has become the first German artist in 26 years to top the Billboard music charts in the United States.
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