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Germany's taboo word of 2013 - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

Germany's taboo word of 2013 - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Every year a German organisation declares a word as ‘Unwort des Jahres’, the word of the year which shouldn’t be used. This morning they announced the ‘Unwort des Jahres 2013′. The word this time is Sozialtourismus - social tourism.
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German Aldi and Lidl crush British 'big four' supermarkets at the checkouts ... - This is Money

German Aldi and Lidl crush British 'big four' supermarkets at the checkouts ... - This is Money | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German Aldi and Lidl crush British 'big four' supermarkets at the checkouts ...
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Investing in the Future -- A Foundation Helps Young Europeans Learn German and Find Jobs | Made in Germany | DW.DE | 30.12.2013

Investing in the Future -- A Foundation Helps Young Europeans Learn German and Find Jobs | Made in Germany | DW.DE | 30.12.2013 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
In much of southern Europe youth unemployment is extremely high. Yet Germany is desperately seeking skilled workers. So the country's Metzler Foundation has devised a cross-border solution to both problems.
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West Croft German Christmas event

West Croft German Christmas event | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
On Wednesday, children in Year Six at West Croft Junior School celebrated a German Christmas.  The children in 6.1, who have been learning German as part of their studies, had a German...
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Language lessons teach you more than just verb tables

Language lessons teach you more than just verb tables | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Behind mundane conversation topics, studying a language gives learners an insight into how a country works
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German Food & Recipes

German Food & Recipes | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German cuisine differs from region to region. This is one of the main reasons we love it so much - because every part of Germany has its own recipes and stories behind them. Many of these recipes h...
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Britain must learn from the German education system - Palatinate

Britain must learn from the German education system Palatinate I have been studying at Heidelberg University, in southern Germany, for six weeks now, and in that time I have come to admire a university that is cheaper, stronger and fairer than the...
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Shortfall in the languages the UK needs the most

Shortfall in the languages the UK needs the most | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Majority of UK public cannot hold a conversation in one of the 10 most important languages, according to the British Council
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Genusly - a Chrome add-on for email writing in German - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

Genusly - a Chrome add-on for email writing in German - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Send to Kindle Here is another free resource well worth exploring: Genusly, a google chrome add-on. Just go to www.genusly.com and download the chrome extension, then go to your gmail or outlook and start writing an email in German.
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I'm learning German so I can go clubbing in Berlin

I'm learning German so I can go clubbing in Berlin | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
It doesn't matter how trivial it is, find something that motivates you to learn a language
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Learn German with FlashSticks - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

Learn German with FlashSticks - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Send to Kindle Last weekend I went to the Language Show  to attend some seminars, meet other language teachers and to find out about any new resources.
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The Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival

The Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Each fall, hundreds of thousands of pumpkins are displayed in the gardens of a palace in Ludwigsburg, a city located in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
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Keep fit or learn German? Why not do both? - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

Keep fit or learn German? Why not do both? - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Send to Kindle In  autumn lots of people think they would like to do some evening classes, get fit again, join the gym or learn something new, maybe a new language, maybe German.
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Six top tips for job seekers in Germany - The Local.de

Six top tips for job seekers in Germany - The Local.de | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
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Six top tips for job seekers in Germany
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Beyond the general job portals, it's definitely worth checking for industry-specific employment sites in Germany, say for engineers, medical professionals or lawyers.
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Deutsch als Fremdsprache boomt im Ausland - DIE WELT

Deutsch als Fremdsprache boomt im Ausland - DIE WELT | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
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Deutsch als Fremdsprache boomt im Ausland
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Deutsch als Fremdsprache boomt im Ausland. Deutsch wird im Ausland immer beliebter, Goethe-Institute zählen mehr Teilnehmer in ihren Kursen – vor allem in Südwesteuropa.

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Kerstin Hendriks's curator insight, July 20, 6:07 AM

Wenn Deutschland erfolgreich ist, wird die deutsche Sprache sofort beliebter! Kurze Übersicht über die Gründe des Booms.

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What I've learned from my first 10 German lessons

What I've learned from my first 10 German lessons | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
At the end of the first term of German lessons, Anna Codrea-Rado reflects on what she's learned and sets some new year's resolutions
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It's always good to read how learners succeed in their quests to speak German

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Here's How Crazy-Long German Words are Made

Here's How Crazy-Long German Words are Made | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
German is known for its extra long compound words. Ever wonder how they're created?
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Traditional family roles rule again in Germany - The Local

Traditional family roles rule again in Germany - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Stay-at-home mums cooking lunch for the children while dads earn the money - Germans' opinions on gender roles are more conservative today than they were in t.
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Word of the Week: einen Zahn zulegen

Word of the Week: einen Zahn zulegen | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
If someone is slacking, you might want to tell them, "Sie müssen einen Zahn zulegen" (in English: "put in a tooth"). Find out how this unique German phrase originated and how you can use it.
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From beer to Beethoven via Bayern Munich: Germany beats Britain – again - The Independent

From beer to Beethoven via Bayern Munich: Germany beats Britain – again - The Independent | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
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From beer to Beethoven via Bayern Munich: Germany beats Britain – again
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From beer to Beethoven via Bayern Munich, Germany has once again beaten Britain to a top spot – albeit without a penalty kick in sight.
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Martin Luther and the debt crisis | Germany | DW.DE | 31.10.2013

Martin Luther and the debt crisis | Germany | DW.DE | 31.10.2013 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany prepares for Reformation tourism as the 500-year anniversary approaches.
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How to memorise those pesky prepositions - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

How to memorise those pesky prepositions - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Send to Kindle When it comes to German grammar learning, I always get asked one big question: “How can I learn those prepositions?
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Brothel not allowed to enjoy reduced VAT for German hotels - Deutsche Welle

Brothel not allowed to enjoy reduced VAT for German hotels - Deutsche Welle | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Brothel not allowed to enjoy reduced VAT for German hotels Deutsche Welle Renting out rooms to prostitutes for them to pursue the oldest profession in the world does not exempt owners from paying the standard VAT rate, Germany's Federal Fiscal...

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No real surprise! Doubt it will cause much of a problem in the UK... ;)

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Berlin Festival of Lights - in pictures - The Local

Berlin Festival of Lights - in pictures - The Local | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
The Berlin Festival of Lights began on Wednesday and is lighting up the German capital. With over 70 projections being beamed onto buildings and monuments across the city, it is the biggest illumination festival in the world.
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