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Learn About It In German: Coronavirus Posted by on Mar 11, 2020

Guten Tag! Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ll be aware of the coronavirus. Governments worldwide have released information about the coronavirus and what everyone can do to stop it from spreading. In this post I’ll write that information, using German words and phrases related to the subject…

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The German Kur Posted by on Sep 19, 2018

When you need to take a period of sick leave from work, you generally stay at home during that time, right? In Germany, when you`re ill, as part of the Krankenkasse (German health insurance), you can request to be sent on a Kur – a type of spa break. Die Kur – literally ‘the cure’…

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