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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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The German Word “DOCH” – A Translation Challenge | Learn German Coach

The German Word “DOCH” – A Translation Challenge | Learn German Coach | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
There is No Straight Translation for the German Words “DOCH”. This Post Helps Learners of the German Language to Understand it's Meaning and Use Better.
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‘If we want Germans to accept Arabs, Arabs must also learn to accept them’

‘If we want Germans to accept Arabs, Arabs must also learn to accept them’ | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
After the shock of the New Year’s Eve assaults, and the subsequent backlash, some migrants are trying to teach refugees about the challenges of life in Germany and about mutual tolerance
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9 German Sports That Make You Scratch Your Head

9 German Sports That Make You Scratch Your Head | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Some sports, like volleyball and wrestling, are intuitively understood. Some, like long distance broom throwing and mud biking, are not...
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5 Surprising Similarities Between German and English That’ll Help You Learn German Today

5 Surprising Similarities Between German and English That’ll Help You Learn German Today | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
English speakers, say "hello" to your mother tongue's long lost brother. English and German are way more similar than you might think!
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20 Minuten - In Innsbruck fährt das Ampelmännchen Ski - News

20 Minuten - In Innsbruck fährt das Ampelmännchen Ski - News | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Ab sofort sind in Österreich sportliche Ampelmännchen im Einsatz: Innsbruck hat anlässlich der International Children’s Games Fussgängerampeln umgerüstet.
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How cool is that!

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9 Surprising Health Benefits Of Learning A Foreign Language

9 Surprising Health Benefits Of Learning A Foreign Language | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
There are many surprising health benefits of learning a foreign language. Would you like a better memory, or even a bigger brain? Read on...
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David Bowie at the Berlin Wall: the incredible story of a concert and its role in history

David Bowie at the Berlin Wall: the incredible story of a concert and its role in history | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
"It was one of the most emotional performances I've ever done. I was in tears."
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America's Lacking Language Skills

America's Lacking Language Skills | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Budget cuts, low enrollments, and teacher shortages mean the country is falling behind the rest of the world.
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Berlin and Munich named Germany's best cities for students - Study in Germany for Free

Berlin and Munich named Germany's best cities for students - Study in Germany for Free | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In the QS Student Cities Ranking 2016, among 75 renown cities competing – including London, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong – two German cities made it to the top: Berlin …
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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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These are the world’s best countries. (Sorry, America — you’re No. 4.)

These are the world’s best countries. (Sorry, America — you’re No. 4.) | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A new project from U.S. News & World Report has an ambitious goal: Ranking the world.
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Of course :)

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5 Struggles With Self-Study Language Learning Motivation You've Probably Experienced (and what to do about them)

5 Struggles With Self-Study Language Learning Motivation You've Probably Experienced (and what to do about them) | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Lindsay Does Languages is a blog dedicated to all things language. Whichever language you're learning, there's something for you.
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How Germany's love of silence led to the first earplug - BBC News

How Germany's love of silence led to the first earplug - BBC News | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The earplug was invented in Germany 100 years ago.
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If you miss these things while living abroad, you are probably German – Part 1

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Celebrities Who’ve Called Berlin Home

caption id=attachment_9157 align=alignright width=255 David Bowie - Chicago. Photographer: Adam Bielawski/caption

For the past few days the world has been in mourning. David Bowie has died. And lik
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Learning German? Read These Books!

Learning German? Read These Books! | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A friend of mine who has embarked on the tedious yet adventurous journey of learning German, has asked me whether I could recommend any German books to read. Dumbstruck as usual whenever someone asks me to recommend something, I immediately forgot about any book I had ever seen or read in my whole life and…
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3 Easy Tips for Accelerating Your Language Learning

3 Easy Tips  for Accelerating Your Language Learning | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
You started learning a foreign language some time ago, maybe in high school or college; or, maybe, you took a course at a language institute. This was a few years ago and you haven't really kept up with the language. But recently, you got interested again.
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How learning a new language changes your brain - at any age

How learning a new language changes your brain - at any age | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Researchers from Penn State University in the US have found that learning a language will change the structure of your brain and make the network that pulls it all together more efficient - and the improvements can be experienced at any age. Every...
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Landeskunde for Expats

What is Germany? When most English-speaking people think of Germany, images of lederhosen, the Alps, Neuschwanstein Castle (the Disney castle), and Oktoberfest are probably the first things that pop i
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