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Learning a language online during Covid-19 times

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The Covid-19 crisis has gotten more people into a vibe of learning and self-improvement, and Leipzig language teachers into further embracing tech. "Students tell us they've been able to get the same feeling they had in class," says inlingua Leipzig.

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The Saxon Wind Philharmonic in times of COVID-19

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Find out about the Saxon Wind Philharmonic's outreach and creativity during these trying times for artists. Orchestra manager Barbara details their plans for reopening and playing for the elderly who are most affected by the situation.

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Microaggressions and love as a foreigner in Leipzig

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"It was here that I met... some of my dearest friends. (...) At the same time, Leipzig is the first city I've lived where I've come to recognize microaggressions for what they are, as they surface in random, mundane moments of my daily life."

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Climate Crisis: “Let us continue to be led by science”

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In his opinion article, Adam Carrington urges us not to lose sight of the climate emergency and to channel our current reliance on scientific advice for the COVID-19 crisis into our daily lives as consumers to prevent environmental catastrophe.

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Blood donations: less than an hour to save someone’s life

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In this article we break down all the essential factors that make blood donations such a vital contribution to our health care system. Find out how you can save lives every time you donate and what goes into your first donation.

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Plain language matters in a crisis, but also afterwards

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Simplicity or clarity can mean different things to people. But plain language is a general notion that can apply to most if not all languages and contexts. International Plain Language Federation explains it as: “A communication is in plain language if its wording, structure, and design are so clear that the intended readers can easily

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