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Österreicher und Deutsche sprechen doch alle Deutsch, oder etwa nicht? Wenn sich eine Wienerin mit einem Berliner unterhält, kann es trotzdem zu Verständnisschwierigkeiten kommen. Warum? Was kann man tun, um Dialekte besser zu verstehen?
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Writing essays is an important part of all academic study. To get good marks in your essays you need to show the tutor that you understand the subject. This means that you need to understand the question. An essential part of this process is recognising the hidden formulae of essay titles.
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By thinking about your preferred style, you can try and apply this to learning new things. If you're able to use your natural style, you're likely to find learning much easier and quicker.
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One of the skills you will need when communicating in another language is the ability to tell the time.
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Faux Amis / False Friends / Falsche Freunde are words that look or sound alike in two languages. But they are not what they seem. For example, also in German looks like *also* in English. However, this is a false impression. In reality, also translates as *so / therefore*. Obviously, there are many...
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It is important to learn Subordinating conjunctions for three reasons: They occur very frequently in a text and in conversation. They have implications for the word-order. They influence the structure of an argument. Definition: A subordinating conjunction introduces a dependent (subordinate)...
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A Literature Review is an essential part of academic texts, not only of your BA dissertation, but also of ‘serious’ research papers that are published in academic journals. When you have to write a literature review for the first time, and in a foreign language, you might wonder what...
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The following test revises German expressions you can use when meeting someone for the first time. It is based on the expressions introduced in TANGRAM Aktuell 1, chapter 1.
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Over the past summer, the youth version of the Süddeusche Zeitung, jetzt.de has encouraged young people to send post cards of their favourite places to one of the newspaper’s authors, whose name is Peter. They were asked to give three good reasons why other people should visit that place...
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"We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary." Booker T. Washington Words of Arabic origins have influenced many European languages mainly Spanish and English. Sometimes...