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8 of our favorite ridiculously long German words - The Week Magazine

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8 of our favorite ridiculously long German words
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hat was once the longest word in the German language, a tongue consisting of many ridiculously lengthy words, is no more.
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My favourite is number 8 - Bezirksschornsteinfegermeister

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Sprachreform von Zahlen: Mathematiker fordert Zwanzigeins statt Einundzwanzig - n-tv.de

Sprachreform von Zahlen: Mathematiker fordert Zwanzigeins statt Einundzwanzig - n-tv.de | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Warum lernen Kinder in China schneller zu zählen, als Kinder in Deutschland? Wissenschaftler sehen den Grund in der Zahlensprechweise.
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Host a Teacher from Germany - UK-German Connection

Host a Teacher from Germany - UK-German Connection | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
MT"@ukgconnection: Host teacher from Germany for 2/3 weeks! Free,flexible & authentic cultural input http://t.co/haZ9TAdk4s" #mfltwitterati
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The Eight Stages of Learning German

The Eight Stages of Learning German | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
I've noticed that when trying to learn German, many foreigners, myself included, will follow a distinct pattern of eight language learning steps. Or, as is more often the case - eight not language learning steps.
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TuTiTu Language Learning | English and German - Deutsch und Englisch - YouTube

In TuTiTu's Language Learning series, TuTiTu announces the toy's name first in English, then in a second language. That way, children can learn new vocabular...
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15 Unique Illnesses You Can Only Come Down With in German

15 Unique Illnesses You Can Only Come Down With in German | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
The German language is so perfectly suited for these syndromes, coming down with them in any other language just won’t do.
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100 Days of German Words

100 Days of German Words | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
photo: Tom Our fellow blogger Federico is a funny guy. Not only does he share his quirky and witty thoughts on his blog, he has also started a new project
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How to Learn German With Stories

How to Learn German With Stories | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
German seems to be very popular, these days. Whether it’s the obnoxious “How German sounds compared to other languages” meme (it should actually be called: How German sounds when you are shouting) or the raving popularity of the Nein...
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German language lessons for beginners - The "Q-Song" - german alphabet pronunciation

Learn the letters and the alphabetic characters by singing and learning along with these Videos! subscribe to our channel for more language learning videos!
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there are many more videos for other letters of the alphabet

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Ein schönes Lied! Via Lisibo, danke Lisibo.

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Growing number of German learners worldwide | News | DW.DE | 21.04.2015

Growing number of German learners worldwide | News | DW.DE | 21.04.2015 | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
The number of people learning German as a foreign language has grown for the first time in 15 years, according to Germany's foreign office. The language is becoming increasingly popular in China and Brazil.

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Sehen sie, meine liebe Student(inn)en - ihr seid nicht allein!

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What is a German Comparative Adjective or Adverb?

What is a German Comparative Adjective or Adverb? | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Learn about comparative for adjectives and adverbs in the German language, how they are used, general rules and exceptions. Great for beginning learners!

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via Lisibo via Angelika Davey - wir danken Ihnen beide.

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Old customs, modern times. See Germany differently. | Tourism in Germany – travel, breaks, holidays

Old customs, modern times. See Germany differently. | Tourism in Germany – travel, breaks, holidays | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Many of Germany's old traditions are still alive today. Centuries-old customs have been preserved and updated, and can make a unique contribution to your e...

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12 Dialekte im Ranking: Deutsche lieben es Bayerisch!

12 Dialekte im Ranking:  Deutsche lieben es Bayerisch! | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Einer Umfrage zufolge finden 26 Prozent der Deutschen den bayerischen Dialekt sexy – mit Abstand. Das Mundart-Quiz & Sound-Atlas.
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German Adjectives

German Adjectives | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
German Adjectives - simple jigsaw task to use as a plenary in lesson on town and adjective endings. Students order the pieces to make grammatical sense.
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Great tips from the Creative Language Learning Podcast - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation

Great tips from the Creative Language Learning Podcast - Angelika's German Tuition & Translation | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Do you listen to podcasts? And do you want to hear great tips for language learning? Find out about Kerstin Hammes creative language learning podcast.
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10 everyday German words with surprising origins The Local

10 everyday German words with surprising origins The Local | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Known in German as Abkürzungen (abbreviations), these words are used to squash long, wordy phrases or names into a bite-size, manageable chunks, by combining the first syllable of each word. This is so common in German that they often exist as words in their own right, without people realizing that they are actually abbreviations.

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10 ingenious German abbreviations - The Local.de

10 ingenious German abbreviations - The Local.de | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Every language has its own abbreviations and acronyms, but German takes things to a whole new level by combining the two. Perhaps it's only fair given how long the words get.
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A History of German Songs in the Eurovision Song Contest

A History of German Songs in the Eurovision Song Contest | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
The Eurovision Song Contest 2015 will take place in Vienna, Austria this weekend (May 23).
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Latte matschiato, Gnotschi und Prosätscho

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Wenn man etwas betont richtig machen möchte, läuft man Gefahr, dass es besonders falsch wird. Etwa bei der Aussprache von ausländischen Speisen und Getränken.
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Pronouncing the Letter "V" in German - A1

Learn how to pronounce the letter v in German and get to know some German words with the letter v.
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17.04.2015 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten | Nachrichten | DW.DE | 17.04.2015

17.04.2015 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten | Nachrichten | DW.DE | 17.04.2015 | German learning resources and ideas | Scoop.it
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.
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German dialects: just a bit scary - YouTube

People keep asking me about German dialects. The thing is... it's more complicated than you can imagine. Music: "Style Funk" and "Hot Swing" by Kevin MacLeod...

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German student makes FoI request to see test papers before exams

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Simon Schräder, 17, uses freedom of information law to ask to see Abitur exam questions, but keeps revising in likelihood request is denied
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