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O’zapft is! 18 essential German words and phrases for Oktoberfest

O’zapft is! 18 essential German words and phrases for Oktoberfest | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
From 22nd of September, millions of people will travel to Munich, like every year, to attend the world?s largest fair.
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ways to say 'no' auf Deutsch - German Learners in Ireland | Facebook

ways to say 'no' auf Deutsch (RT @germanforall: ways to say 'no' auf Deutsch http://t.co/42LqWB9KaQ)
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Nine ways to celebrate Easter like a German - The Local

Nine ways to celebrate Easter like a German - The Local | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
From rolling wheels filled with burning hay down a hill, to waiting for a fox to bring eggs, The Local List this week looks at the nine best German Easter tradi.
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A history of German cuisine (and chow) | Culture | DW.DE | 02.04.2014

A history of German cuisine (and chow) | Culture | DW.DE | 02.04.2014 | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
German food historian Ursula Heinzelmann tells DW why people used to thicken sauces with bread instead of cream, and how soccer changed Germany’s attitude toward its national dishes.

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Tweet from @learngerman10

Tweet from @learngerman10 | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Learn #German .... #Germany language - RT @learngerman10: Deutsch lernen: das Auto http://t.co/PvxJbJb0ai
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Ten inventions you didn't know were German - The Local

Ten inventions you didn't know were German - The Local | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that Frankfurters and Bratwurst come from Germany, but this list of German inventions might give you a whole new appreciation for the country's i.
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Eddie Izzard: Why the Germans do have a sense of humour - The Independent

Eddie Izzard: Why the Germans do have a sense of humour - The Independent | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
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Eddie Izzard: Why the Germans do have a sense of humour
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Izzard started the run in January with only two years of high-school German under his belt. His present fluency is nothing short of incredible.

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Present and Past German Participles - Learn Languages Online

German language changes often so it's important to learn present and past German participles and almost always add adjectives when using present participles (Present and Past German Participles: When you are learning a new language, such as German...
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DRadio Wissen launches new website

DRadio Wissen launches new website | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
The German science & knowledge radio station @DRadioWissen has launched its brand new website this morning. http://t.co/fEm3KbrMvB
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Keine Zeit - YouTube

We have no time to tell you what this video is about because we have to go. However, it has lots of important Deutsch phrases with the conditional "would", t... (I played Keine Zeit from @LingoTech for its use of the modals.
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Weird but rather catchy!

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Foreign Languages and Football: The Bundesliga and Multilingualism

Foreign Languages and Football: The Bundesliga and Multilingualism | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Pep Guardiola learning German language. [Guardiola - the multilingual manager]. Not all people in the football industry prepare themselves as thoroughly as Guardiola before they head to Germany, Gladwell says.
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Hin und Her – here and there, and the importance of direction in German

Hin und Her – here and there, and the importance of direction in German | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
When people first start learning German, one of the basic things that is confusing for many is that there are three words for where, well kind of.
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All the tenses in the German language!

Get an overview of a regular german verb in all tenses in the German language! Present, Simple Past, Present Perfect, Past Perfect and both the Future Tenses...
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False Friends: 5 German Words That Don't Mean What You Think ...

False Friends: 5 German Words That Don't Mean What You Think ... | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
German and English are both Germanic languages, so many words are similar. But there are also a lot of false friends: words that seem similar but aren't.
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Talking about the past in the future in German – das Futur II

Talking about the past in the future in German – das Futur II | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
When it comes to talking about the future in German, the abstract ideas are best left to Germany’s great philosophers. German speakers, as we’ve discussed in previous posts, are more likely to formulate the future more simply.
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Nudity Is Cool In This European City

Nudity Is Cool In This European City | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Nude beaches are great and all, but Munich is stepping its naked game up to an unparalleled level.

The German city has legalized public nudity and created six designated "urban naked zones" where anyone can strip down to their birthday s...

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The Cabinet introduces itself: the Chancellor - YouTube

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Germany's main strength and how she spends her evenings once she's finished work.
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Ostern - Easter: Annotated German-English/English-German glossary for Easter htt...

Ostern - Easter: Annotated German-English/English-German glossary for Easter http://ow.ly/vzygS
German-English Easter Glossary - Ostern - annotated Easter vocabulary |...
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EDEKA Supergeil (feat. Friedrich Liechtenstein) - YouTube

Jetzt kaufen bei: iTunes: http://bitly.com/1pC1qxx Amazon: http://amzn.to/1jEQziM Supergeil - das neue Musikvideo von EDEKA feat. Friedrich Liechtenstein. "S...
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Love it - although shopping in Edeka was never this much fun in Konstanz.
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Supergeil!

 

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Komisch, ja aber, ich find 's superduweisseswas.

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Fasching / Karneval - An annotated English-German Glossary - Mardi Gras German s...

Fasching / Karneval - An annotated English-German Glossary - Mardi Gras German style! http://ow.ly/tPBzR English-German Fasching Glossary - Fastnacht - Karneval - Mardi Gras |...
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Ba Ba Dum | #mfltwitterati

Ba Ba Dum | #mfltwitterati | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Play and learn. 1500 words, 9 languages, 5 games.
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Grammar lesson - the German informal plural you - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

Grammar lesson - the German informal plural you - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
In the last few weeks various students from different groups mentioned to me that they were struggling with the informal plural you, or as I like to call it ‘you lot’ (you wouldn’t say that to business clients when you need the formal you).
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Deutsche Zungenbrecher - German tongue twisters: Max wachst Wachsmasken - YouTube

Lerne deutsche Zungenbrecher! Learn German tongue twisters! "Max wachst Wachsmasken" Translation: Max waxes wax masks. What does Max wax? Wax masks Max waxes... (If I didn't speak German, this would sound incredibly silly.
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German and English Love and Romance Glossary with Valentine's phrases: http://ow...

German and English Love and Romance Glossary with Valentine's phrases: http://ow.ly/tqhAW English-German Valentine's Glossary - Love and Romance www.aboutgerman.net An English-German glossary of vocabulary related to love, romance, and Valentine's...
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Telephoning in German — What you need to know

Telephoning in German — What you need to know | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
[Ring, ring, ring. Click.]
Marathon Sprachen. Langenegger am Apparat, guten Tag.
Ah, ah, ah, … English?…
Oh, yes, English is ok.
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2013

2013 | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Der Anglizismus des Jahres 2013 ist die Nachsilbe -gate. 1. -gate (Sieger) 2. Fake- 3. Whistleblower (Publikumsliebling) 4. Selfie 5. Hashtag -gate. Die Nachsilbe -gate kam 1972 mit dem Lehnwort Wa...
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