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Open Water Swimming: German Vocabulary Posted by on Jul 21, 2021

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Guten Tag! Last week, we explored some swimming vocabulary, including the names of different areas of a swimming pool, and types of swimming (breast stroke, front crawl, etc.). This week, we’re taking it outdoors and exploring Freiwasserschwimmen (open water swimming) and the famous Wim Hof Method that involves Eisbaden (ice bathing)! Wer ist Wim Hof?…

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The German Schrebergarten Posted by on Aug 23, 2017

Guten Tag! Today I’d like to talk about a little piece of German culture that you may not know about yet. This post is all about die Schrebergärten. You may recognise the word Gärten as the plural of der Garten (garden), and you’d be right in thinking we’re talking about a kind of garden. So…

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German Quiz in Food, Hobbies and Time Posted by on Sep 6, 2016

Hello, this month I’ve decided to challenge you with a quiz. I couldn’t decide which topic so I’ve picked out a few from my old posts, if you want to brush up on your German knowledge before you take the quiz then you can find them here, here and here. If you want to share…

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Talking About Hobbies in German Posted by on Oct 19, 2015

Servus, I got my inspiration for this post over on the Greek blog (which you can find here if you’re also interested in learning Greek). Hobbies are an important part of everyday life and are a great way to start up a conversation, whether it’s horse riding, painting, reading, or just going to the cinema!…

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