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Daily News in Simple German – Learning German Online

News in Simple German – Easy as Eins, Zwei, Drei! If you are a beginner to the German language or looking to improve your language skills, you might think you’re stuck with certain designated reading material. While books are essential for getting with grips with the Grammatik und Wortschatz (grammar …

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German pop music in the 1980s
Living

Cold War Yes, But 80s German Music Was Cool

Deustchland 83 was an engrossing and compelling drama with a cool 80’s soundtrack, but 1983 was not the only time the world listened to German pop music. German music has been very influential since the 1970s, probably more so than any other European country other than the UK. A high profile …

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german childrens television
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Children’s Television in Germany

The Maus That Roared. For many of us, some of our earliest and fondest childhood memories come from television. Depending on your age (and I include myself in this), it is likely that this was a kids cartoon of some description. Likewise many German adults who grew up in the …

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