German Readalong, Take Three: A Song of Ice and Fire

German Readalong Introduction - Die Herren von Winterfell

Hi, all! So some of you may remember that a long, long time ago, I did a readalong of Die Bestimmung (Divergent, Veronica Roth) in German, where I wrote up my thoughts, made word lists, and generally went through the book in a way that was interesting to me, helped me practise the language, and hopefully provided some help for you all too.

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May the Fourth be with you

Hey, guys! You didn’t think I was going to skip Star Wars day, now did you? Of course, they are films and so not necessarily related to languages (though you should read this article if you want to find out more about that), so what I’ve done is made something a little special for you instead.

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GCSE German #010: Topics – Environment (Umwelt)

Hi guys! It’s time for another GCSE German post – and I hope some of you are finding these useful. You don’t have to be a GCSE student to use these posts by the way; they’re aimed for anyone at an A1/A2 level in German, so they might be helpful even if you’re not doing the exam.

Our topic today is the environment which, though it can be boring, does happen to come up a lot. So let’s see if I can help you get through it!

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GCSE German #008: Topics – Holidays (Urlaub)

Hi guys! Monday’s back (it’s yet another holiday for me here) and this week we’re moving back to the topics that will come up on your GCSE exam. It’s a fun one, too, this week – you get to learn and talk about your holidays!

GCSE German Topics Holidays (Urlaub)

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GCSE German #007: Culture – Nationalfeiertage

Hi there! Yet another Monday is upon us and we’re well into autumn now, right? The clocks went back this weekend (in Europe anyway) so as I write this it’s already dark outside, boo.

Still, going into autumn means that winter’s coming up soon and although that heralds cold weather, it also means there’s going to be lots of holidays just around the corner! Austria, at least, are big fans of the public holiday, with many of them being religious holidays and dates, but there are a few that are in there because of their national significance, like today, for instance.

You don’t know what’s happening today? Don’t worry, you’ll find out more below. 🙂

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