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'Rammstein in Amerika': 'We thought it was a dangerous country' | Music | DW.COM | 23.09.2015

'Rammstein in Amerika': 'We thought it was a dangerous country' | Music | DW.COM | 23.09.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
It's the story of six East German musicians who became international hard rock heroes after the reunification of Germany: A new documentary film chronicles Rammstein's career and how they made it big in the US.
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Why Germans Barely Use The Future Tense (And What We Use Instead) - The Germanz

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6 Best Books to Learn German: Reading for Ravenous Language Learners | FluentU German

6 Best Books to Learn German: Reading for Ravenous Language Learners | FluentU German | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Want to learn German with books, but don't know where to start? Here are the 6 best books for learning German!
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The Ultimate Guide to German Sausages #6: Bratwurst

The Ultimate Guide to German Sausages #6: Bratwurst | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
All about Germany's beloved Bratwurst; what's in it and how to eat it.
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10 Totally Weird German Signs – Can You Make Sense of Them? [QUIZ]

10 Totally Weird German Signs – Can You Make Sense of Them? [QUIZ] | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Have you ever been to a country where people speak a foreign language and tried to make sense of the strange sounds and signs around you? It’s actually a fun and effective way to learn a language. But we don’t...
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German Word of the Week: The Trinkhalle / Büdchen Divide

German Word of the Week: The Trinkhalle / Büdchen Divide | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, I rode my bike from Düsseldorf to Solingen-Ohligs, about 22 km. After a long, hot ride, I wanted a nice fresh ice-cold beer. Actually, 5. So I asked a random passer-by where the next Trinkhalle was....
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Berlinerisms: Berlin Glossary A-Z

Berlinerisms: Berlin Glossary A-Z | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Notmsparker on the imaginative nicknames Berliners have given many of the city’s buildings… on Slow Travel Berlin
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Wörter , die eine Seele haben....

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The German School System Explained

The German School System Explained | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany's school system offers a variety of different paths for students based on their abilities and interests—from getting hands-on training at vocational schools to doing research at top-notch universities. Young Germany explains the system from the ground up.
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Sprechen Sie power?

Sprechen Sie power? | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
SUCH was the status of German in the 19th century—for Europeans generally and for Jews in particular—that Theodor Herzl, the founder of Zionism, once proposed...

Via lisibo
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How Well Do You Know German Culture? Test Your Knowledge With This Quiz!

How Well Do You Know German Culture? Test Your Knowledge With This Quiz! | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Hello, German learners and Germanophiles! Do you have what it takes to nail all the answers to our little German culture quiz? Here are 10 questions from the world of German food, drinks and the esoteric arts of “Mülltrennung” (recycling)....
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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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The key to a life in Germany: learning the language | Germany Guide for Refugees | DW.COM | 22.09.2015

The key to a life in Germany: learning the language | Germany Guide for Refugees | DW.COM | 22.09.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
If you really want to make a life in Germany, one thing is paramount: you have to speak German. That's the only way to tackle everyday tasks and get to know your neighbors. Here are some tips on how to go about that.
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5000 years on ice: Ötzi, Europe's oldest celebrity - The Local

5000 years on ice: Ötzi, Europe's oldest celebrity - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
When German tourists Erika and Helmut Simons found a human body in the Austrian-Italian Alps, they had no idea what they'd stumbled upon. This iceman was over 5000 years old - and was something archaeologists had never seen before.
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What happened for two Syrian families who made it to Germany

What happened for two Syrian families who made it to Germany | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A week ago we followed two Syrian families along the grueling and unpredictable migration to Germany. Already, much has changed for the two families. William Brangham offers an update.
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Didn't learn a second language as a kid? No worries. Here's why you might want to learn one anyway.

Plus, one big reason to send your favorite kid to language class NOW.
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Grimmwelt museum opened in Kassel | All media content | DW.COM | 09.09.2015

Grimmwelt museum opened in Kassel | All media content | DW.COM | 09.09.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Most of you have heard the stories of Snow White or Rapunzel... They were brought to the world by two brothers from Germany - known as the Brothers Grimm. A new museum has now opened to celebrate them and their work.
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Help Refugees in 28 Languages Using This Crowdsourced Phrasebook

German volunteers have translated 300 useful phrases—and they're racing to add more.
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Baedeker, German Reiselust, and vacation days

Baedeker, German Reiselust, and vacation days | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The traditional Baedeker guidebook, like this
1911 English-language edition, sports a red
hardcover with a golden embossed title.

In both German and English, the term Baedeker (BAY-day-ker) is
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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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