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Bridging the gap between nine and eight
Numberphile: Neu and neun - New and nine Have you ever wondered why they sound so similar despite having seemingly little in common? It’s...
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Brexit - From a German Perspective
Granted, the Brexit outcome of the referendum on the issue of Great Britain leaving the EU is already a few months old. Still, we thought it...
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Tipping in Germany when eating out in Germany
Tipping is a classic dilemma for international travellers. It's a way of showing your appreciation through paying a little extra for services, but...
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Konditorei Secrets - Das lebendige Brot
Certainly St. John did not have German Konditorei delicacies in mind when he wrote his Gospel, but, given the attendance at German Konditoreien...
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Unserdeutsch - The only Pidgin German
Unserdeutsch - Definitely the most exotic Version of German Due to its geographical position in Europe and its size, Germany is home to a diverse...
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Winter sports in Germany: skiing and other sports
If it can be done on ice or snow, not only have the Germans done it, but they’ve also perfected it.  So, if you prefer the exciting,...
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Chicken pox party: Masernparty in Germany
Chicken pox party: many people are afraid of diseases and try not to get infected when it comes to contact with ill persons. Especially the ...
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Sie or Du: how to address a German properly
Talking to German People Properly: Formal and Informal Speech In English, “you” is just “you” - whether formal or...
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The fall of the Berlin wall: the brief story
There is hardly any other date in the latest German history that has influenced the country more than November 9th, 1989. It is the time where the...
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Financial aid for international students in Germany
Financial aid for international students in Germany is one of the trickiest things to figure out – even in your home country. So let us help...
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How Germany celebrates November
Light in The Dark November is a month we often overlooked between the golden days of October and the golden lights of Christmas. But in Germany,...
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Documents that may be needed for university
Transcripts, Translations, and More: Documents For Studying in Germany So you've decided to study in Germany, and have read up on the basic...
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