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German Language Tips and Tricks

on March 21st, 2019 by

These Exercises will make you fit

Are you learning German and having problems with the correct pronunciation? Rebecca Rashid has some tips for you. She’s been teaching German as a f...

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Happy New Year! Ein Frohes Neues Jahr!

on December 31st, 2018 by

The French call it “Allemagne”, the Poles “Niemcy”, the Finns “Saksa” and the English “Germany”. Hardly any other country has as many names as does Germany. One reason f...

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NEW Christmas Market Layout worked wonders!

on December 10th, 2018 by

The new layout and additional space reduced wait times considerably and allowed people to spread out and enjoy the German Free School grounds.

Whereas last year we had wait times from 2-3 hours to get into the ...

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Letters to Santa?!

on November 19th, 2018 by

The tiny German village of Himmelpfort is located 60 miles north of Berlin. Although it has a population of only 500, it has one of the busiest post offices in Germany (relative to its population, at least). For the l...

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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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