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The school system in Germany (Bavaria) Posted by on Jul 25, 2016

The school system differs region to region; I always found it very confusing as there are so many different types of schools to choose from. I’ll be using the Bavarian school system as an example in this post to give you an insight on the topic. It all starts with die Grundschule: die Grundschule is…

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Take It Easy and Learn German! Posted by on Jul 17, 2016

There are many ways to learn a language, but German is sometimes hard to start with. Fortunately, there are initiatives such as Leichte Sprache, which can make things a lot easier. Read on! “(1) Hält ein Gericht ein Gesetz, auf dessen Gültigkeit es bei der Entscheidung ankommt, für verfassungswidrig, so ist das Verfahren auszusetzen und, wenn…

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10 German Proverbs and Their Meanings Posted by on Jun 23, 2015

I got inspiration for this post from a comment on an earlier post of mine Useful Vocabulary for Everyday Life in Germany  asking if I could translate a German proverb. Here are 10 common German proverbs, some of them you might recognise in English, and some not!   Wer im Glashaus sitzt sollte nicht mit…

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