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Archive for February, 2009

Alaaf? Posted by on Feb 28, 2009

Grüß Gott, The end of Februar also marks the end of Carnival season, a worldwide celebration that differs depending on regional traditions. Before we step into März, allow me to share some Karneval facts about Germany. Did you know that the biggest Carnival celebration of all of Europe is held in Köln (Cologne), one of Germany’s oldest cities? It’s…

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Zungenbrecher anyone? Posted by on Feb 26, 2009

Hallo! Wie geht es Ihnen? How are you? Es ist schon eine ganze Weile her das ich nicht mehr geschrieben habe. It’s been a while since I’ve written something. Die Zeit geht ja viel zu schnell vorbei! Time goes by way too fast! Would you like to try some tongue twisters? Zungenbrecher (which literally means…

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Haben Sie die Sendung gesehen? Posted by on Feb 11, 2009

Hallo! Wie geht’s? Did you have the opportunity to watch “Otto und das Reich?” (Otto and the kingdom.)Ich habe die Sendung gesehen und es war einfach hervorragend (outstanding). I have a much better understanding of how the Germans came to be. Of course this was only episode 1, so I hope you‘ll join me when we…

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