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We learn… Posted by on Jan 31, 2009

Hallo! Wissen Sie, learning a language is a lot like building a puzzle. You learn bits and pieces of information, try to make sense of them and see how they all fit together. Making those connections strengthens your ability to recall the information. It’s about noticing the subtle linguistic differences, questioning why and finding the…

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Einen wunderschönen Nachmittag Posted by on Jan 31, 2009

In Germany, Kaffee trinken is an important social event. Die meisten Frauen enjoy having weekly — sometimes monthly – gatherings called Kaffeeklatsch. Für sie, it is as much about the taste of Kaffee as it is about whom they share it with (No coffee on the go here!) It is an opportunity to catch up…

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How about a movie? Posted by on Jan 31, 2009

Hallo!  Do you want to practice your German listening skills? Möchten Sie etwas ausprobieren? etwas dass wir miteinander besprechen könnten? How would you like to watch a movie in German, and then comment on it? The movie we will watch is called: Otto und das Reich (936-973) It is part of a historical series called…

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Some of my favorite Sprichwörter Posted by on Jan 30, 2009

Guten Abend, Da es Freitagabend ist, I felt like switching gears by sharing some of my favorite proverbs with you. So here we go: Man kann einen Menschen nichts lehren, man kann ihm nur helfen, sich selbst zu entdecken… We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves – Galileo Galilei Behandle die…

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Meine Lieblingsstadt Posted by on Jan 25, 2009

Grüß Gott! Wie Geht’s? Since I wrote about the Schwäbisch dialect in my last Post, it seemed appropriate to talk about one of the cities located in der Gegend historically known as Swabia. Diese Stadt – meine Lieblingsstadt — is called Heidelberg. Founded in the 12th century, it is nestled in dem Odenwald in Baden-Württemberg.…

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