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Is German a hard language to learn | Lingua.ly Blog

Is German a hard language to learn | Lingua.ly Blog | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Kerstin Cable explores the best and worst of the German language and helps us answer the question is German a hard language to learn?
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Why St. Nicholas puts candy in boots and stole our hearts | Culture | DW.COM | 04.12.2015

Why St. Nicholas puts candy in boots and stole our hearts | Culture | DW.COM | 04.12.2015 | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Get your boots ready for St. Nicholas Day on December 6. DW's Sertan Sanderson explores why the saint means so much to both secular and religious people all over the world.
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15 Small Towns In Germany Worth Visiting

15 Small Towns In Germany Worth Visiting | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Germany boasts some of the most colorful, charming and singular medieval small towns in Europe. Here is our pick of the 15 Small Towns In Germany Worth Visiting.
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10 Object Scans we love

10 Object Scans we love | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
We released a new Object translation feature called Object Scan in October, the language learning community have already shared some amazing scans...
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I particularly like no 4 :-)

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Christmas Carols in German and English
Weihnachtslieder: Enjoy these Austrian, German, and American Christmas carols – with German and English lyrics! Each carol has background information about it
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Christmas

A Guide to Christmas Markets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
caption id= align=aligncenter width=500 Christmas Magic on Gendarmenmarkt square is one of Berlin's many Christmas markets.PHOTO © Hy
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Learning Languages Beyond the Classroom

Learning Languages Beyond the Classroom | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
There is no right or wrong way to learn a language, but there are many other ways to implement that aren't monotonous or arduous to improve your learning.
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Bilingual skills enhance stroke recovery, study finds - BBC News

Bilingual skills enhance stroke recovery, study finds - BBC News | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Stroke patients are more likely to regain their cognitive functions if they speak more than one language, new research finds.
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Another reason to learn German!

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Why 'Germans Are Rude' Part 2 | German Language Blog

Why 'Germans Are Rude' Part 2 | German Language Blog | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
A few more things to consider about the German language & culture that make people believe Germans are rude. Directness & lack of small talk are key factors.
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VBB-Livekarte

VBB-Livekarte | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
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Who wants to go on a virtual journey through Berlin? Great fun for procrastinators :)

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Volunteering in Germany: A Guide

Volunteering in Germany: A Guide | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Flexible, friendly, hard-working: These are some of the qualities you might need to find work as a volunteer in Germany. And the country offers many opportunities for people looking to help those in need or to learn more about a potential career.
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Why 'Germans Are Rude' | German Language Blog

Why 'Germans Are Rude' | German Language Blog | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Many people say 'Germans are rude', but could this simply be down to the more direct nature of the German language? Read more here!
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9 Famous German Singers Who’ll Make You Love the Language

9 Famous German Singers Who’ll Make You Love the Language | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Love Luftballons? We're going there and way beyond—here are some of the most famous German singers all learners, travelers and music lovers should know!
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How to Organise Language Learning At Festive Times (+ Benefits of a Forced Break If Things Don't Go to Plan) - Lindsay Does Languages

How to Organise Language Learning At Festive Times (+ Benefits of a Forced Break If Things Don't Go to Plan) - Lindsay Does Languages | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Want to know how to organise your language learning around busy times? Here are some of my top tips. Plus some things to remember if things don't go to plan...
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City Guides: Germany

What to See and Do in the German Capital
caption id= align=aligncenter width=890 A nighttime view of the quadriga atop the Brandenburg Gate. Photo © Hyde Flippo/caption
Berlin is Germany's capital
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No teacher lets them suffer: inside the German schools taking in refugees

No teacher lets them suffer: inside the German schools taking in refugees | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
With 325,000 refugee children expected to enter German schools, teachers face unprecedented challenges. But they are determined to support new arrivals
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UK adults regret losing language skills from school days | British Council

UK adults regret losing language skills from school days | British Council | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
  More than half (58%) of UK adults wish they hadn’t let valuable language skills from their school days slip, new research from the British Council has revealed.
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5 unexpected perks of speaking another language

5 unexpected perks of speaking another language | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
"Yes, it can enhance your job prospects and make you seem more attractive. You’ll also be actively working towards sharpening your mind and bettering yourself as a human being."
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'Will Brits ever bother with language learning?'

'Will Brits ever bother with language learning?' | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
We're a nation full of regret when it comes to losing our language skills, but will we ever change, asks Mark Herbert
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My students do!

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Understanding German Proverbs - Kaffee und Kuchen

Understanding German Proverbs - Kaffee und Kuchen | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Understanding German proverbs and their literal and figurative translation in English.
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Boost Your Language Learning With Music - English learning article - italki

Boost Your Language Learning With Music - English learning article - italki | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
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German Christmas Advent Calendars – Why So Special?

German Christmas Advent Calendars – Why So Special? | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Find out where the German Christmas Advent calendars came from and what makes them so popular during X-mas season in Europe and worldwide.
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Learn German - German Etiquette

Learn German - German Etiquette | Angelika's German Magazine | Scoop.it
Some rules Well I am surprised that this is unusual behaviour...for example....don't you say "Hello Dr. Schmidtz...." ??? WEIRD! Any idea what "Learn German" at next? Suggest your idea here: ...
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