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German Vocabulary For The Workplace Posted by on Mar 29, 2022

Different scenarios are always a useful way to learn new German vocabulary. Here is a post to help you with simple vocabulary that you can use in the workplace. The Basics die Arbeit                     the work das Büro                   …

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The Difference Between Werden, Wurden and Würden Posted by on Feb 22, 2022

These words are spelled similar, sound similar, and yet can change a sentence dramatically. Today we will talk about what the differences are between these three verbs. There are also other ways to use these verbs that I have not mentioned in this post, in order to keep it simple, clear, and to focus on…

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Learning to Drive in German Posted by on Nov 23, 2021

After living in Germany for nine years, I have finally learned how to drive and I successfully passed my test a few months ago. Here are some tips and vocabulary if you also want to do your Führerschein in Germany. Der Ablauf The Process First of all, there are different types of driving licenses. The…

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Election Day in Germany Posted by on Sep 28, 2021

Last Sunday, the 26th of September, was a very big day in Germany. There were three elections and one referendum. When there are these many elections it is called a Superwahljahr (this literally translates to a super-vote-year), which is a whole extra post that you can find here. There was the election for the Berlin…

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Water Everywhere: How Did Germany Get Flooded? Posted by on Jul 28, 2021

Germany floods news

It all started as regular schlechtes Wetter (n, bad weather), but Tief Bernd (n, depression Bernd) just wouldn’t move. Regenerating the Regenwolken (f, rain clouds) with water from the Mittelmeer (n, Mediterranean Sea) and the Atlantik (m, Atlantic Ocean). The Regen (m, rain) just wouldn’t stop, and . It was der perfekte Sturm (the perfect storm). Together Against the Flood The Regen turned into Flut (f, flood)…

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The History of German Tea Posted by on Jun 29, 2021

When you think of Germany, the first thing that pops into your head is most certainly not tea, it might be Bier (beer) or Kaffee (coffee) but do Germans actually drink tea too? Well the answer is yes, quite a lot of people here do! Schwarztee (black tea) is the most popular tea in Germany…

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Spring Gardening in German Posted by on Feb 23, 2021

Spring has sprung and with Germany announcing the re-opening of garden centers soon (we are still in lockdown due to Covid19), I thought it would be the perfect time to write a post on gardening! I personally don’t have a garden but enjoy planting herbs, vegetables and flowers indoors. Here is a post for all…

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