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Deutsche Redewendungen

on October 18th, 2018 by

There are so many German sayings “Redewendungen” that don’t make much sense unless you grew up hearing them or you know the origin. Here is one: “Die Flinte ins Korn werfen” – aufge...

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Why small German villages are near extinction

on September 29th, 2018 by

The future of our villages is a subject that is close to human geographer Gerhard Henkel’s heart. His book “Rettet das Dorf. Was jetzt zu tun ist” (i.e. Save the village. What needs to be done now) provides a ba...

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Favorite places to work in Germany

on September 14th, 2018 by

Bei welchen Unternehmen arbeiten Menschen in Deutschland am liebsten? Dazu gibt es verschied...

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Deutschlandstudium

on September 7th, 2018 by

Are you interested in studying in Germany? There is a wealth of information out there but here are 10 tips...

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Sitzfleisch

on September 5th, 2018 by

When I was little my parents would always say that my aunts and uncles have too much Sitzfleisch. Meaning that they stayed forever when they came over for an afternoon coffee that turned into dinner….that turned...

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Annual Conference

on August 2nd, 2018 by

At this years’ GTHS Annual Conference, we will have speakers like: Tom Green, Irene Walters, Fred Huddelston,  Dwayne Jones, Renee Talent, Sue Yerby, Hans Boas & Barbara Berthold speak about topics like: th...

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July Summer Camp

on July 26th, 2018 by

Was tragen die Zwerge? – What do the gnomes/dwarves carry with them?

Eine Giesskanne – watering can, eine Angel – a fishing pole, eine Schaufel – a shovel, einen Rechen ...

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Summer Camp 2018

on June 28th, 2018 by

Miss Annette and Miss Sandra have provided a fun and entertaining first total immersion German language summer camp.

We’ve had Rudy, the storyteller, come and tell us some German fairy tales. We’ve ...

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The 2018 World Cup has begun!

on June 16th, 2018 by

During the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland, West Germany took home the gold, beating Hungary 3-2. At the time, Europe was still recovering from World War II, and Germany was struggling to rebuild itself and its reputati...

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Trader Joe’s & Aldi one and the same?

on May 30th, 2018 by

..and their influence can be seen across all industries. From cuisine to businesses to holidays and traditions, Germans have brought many of their customs and products to the US – including grocery stores.

Tw...

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