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Germans like kochen (to cook). However, sometimes you have to be carefully what, or more aptly, who you cook! And there are Sprichwörter ..read more
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Guten Tag! Today we’re going to look at three words that appear extremely similar, but which have different meanings. It can be ..read more
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You’ve heard of this place. And you have definitely seen it, or a version of it. Schloss Neuschwanstein (Castle Neuschwanstein) is ..read more
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Guten Tag! As the summer draws to a close I thought it would be fun to see what words and phrases are used in German to describe summer ..read more
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German grammar can sometimes be really confusing – which article to use, how does the article change in the accusative case, when to ..read more
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Last week, there was finally an Urteil (verdict) from the Landgericht Chemnitz (District Court of Chemnitz). Alaa S. was convicted of  ..read more
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Guten Tag! Today we continue on the theme of words that tell us a great deal about periods of German history. Today we are looking at four ..read more
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As of June this year, a new law has been made to allow Elektrokleinstfahrzeugen (small electric vehicles) to be used without needing a Fü ..read more
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Last week, I received a rather unfortunate surprise in the Post (mail): A Strafzettel (fine) because I drove too fast. Fortunately, it ..read more
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Guten Tag! Today we’re looking at the word die Wiedergutmachung. Image via Pixabay In 1953, the German government agreed to pay ..read more

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