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Archive for May, 2010

Stuttgart Posted by on May 24, 2010

Today I want to introduce the city of Stuttgart to you. I guess a lot of you didn´t even hear the name because when you think of Germany, your thoughts are obviously connected to Berlin, Hamburg, München (Munich), Frankfurt and maybe Köln (Cologne ). But for me being born and living the biggest part of…

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Arbeit ( Work) Posted by on May 22, 2010

I’ve been perusing through the web looking at articles about unemployment in Germany and the U.S. Since the economic downturn in 2008, Arbeitslosigkeit (unemployment) has skyrocketed in Germany, U.S. and elsewhere in Europe.    Before things went sour (economically) Germany had seen a record high in Arbeitsplatz (employment): 40.3 million, the highest level since Wiedervereinigung (reunification) in 1990. The labor market…

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Let´s get over it Posted by on May 17, 2010

Whenever there´s a discussion about Germany, German language or culture, it often ends up on one topic: World War 2.

Same same but (sounds) different – Part 3 Posted by on May 5, 2010

Today there´s the third and last part of words that are the same in both languages. Finally we´ll see the letters R to Z. There are not much left, although there are a lot of words that are not exactly but almost the same. But this is another story. As always, don´t forget that the…

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The Green Wave Posted by on May 1, 2010

Sometimes it’s hard to know who to believe when it comes to global warming. There are those who say we need to quickly move in the direction of creating green sources of erneuerbare Energie (renewable energy) and yet, there are others who just as quickly contradict that way of thinking and believe global warming is…

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