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Archive for March, 2011

Plattdüütsch – Plattdeutsch – Low German Posted by on Mar 28, 2011

Some of you seem to be very interested in German dialects. That’s why I introduce you to Plattdüütsch or Plattdeutsch (Low German) in this post. I neither come from a Low German speaking region of Germany nor do I speak Low German, but I am able to understand it when it isn’t spoken too harsh…

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Internet terms – in German Posted by on Mar 27, 2011

Hi everybody! When Sandra Rösner asked for some new ideas and needs in her blog post „Think Tank“ a couple of days ago, some of you wanted to learn about „internet terms in German“. When I first read about this, I thought that this would be hard to answer. Because nearly everything that has to…

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Nuclear power – the counterculture is growing again Posted by on Mar 13, 2011

Since a couple of months, in Stuttgart a demonstration against nuclear power has been planned for 12th March 2011. Due to the actual events in Japan the demonstration became even more important by coincodence. A chain of people was build from the nuclear power plant in Neckarwestheim to Stuttgart. 60.000 people were engaged and the…

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Karneval – Carnival Posted by on Mar 7, 2011

DEUTSCH – GERMAN Sicherlich kennen viele von euch den Karneval in Rio mit den Sambatänzerinnen und den Karneval in Venedig mit den Maskenkostümen. Auch in Deutschland feiern wir jedes Jahr Karneval. Wir nennen die Zeit des Karnevals auch „die fünfte Jahreszeit“. Obwohl die Karnevalfeiern erst am Donnerstag vor Aschermittwoch anfangen, leiten viele die Karnevalssaison bereits…

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Game: Was bin ich? – What am I? Posted by on Mar 2, 2011

I would like to give you the chance to practice your reading and comprehension skills. Therefore, I prepared a game for you. The game is called: Was bin ich? (What am I?). I described ten things in German and gave three possible answers. All you have to do is to spot the right answer. Good…

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