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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 find what they need, understand what they find, and use that information.”

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Teaching ancient Greek to a 4-year-old

in Literature/Reviews
Ancient Greek vase
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Looking for a unique gift to give a smart and curious little one you happen to know?

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5 (personal) stages of learning German

in Leipzig tips/Lifestyle/My Leipzig
5 stages of learning German. Which apply to you? (Photo: public domain)
5 stages of learning German. Which apply to you? (Photo: public domain)

Pulling your hair out yet?

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German language school opens in Reudnitz

in Business/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
On location in Reudnitz with Sprachschule Paroli German language school. (Photo: Henk Otte)
On location in Reudnitz with Sprachschule Paroli German language school. (Photo: Henk Otte)

The lessons are surrounded by a variety of excursions to events such as concerts, exhibitions, screenings and readings.

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Getting to know your false friends

in Philosophies
How well do you know your false friends? (Public domain photo)
How well do you know your false friends? (Public domain photo)

It means the difference between being embarrassed and pregnant.

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Travel and being a total foreigner

in Travel

In China, I was blissfully a toddler; as soon as I returned to Germany, I was reminded of my inadequacy.

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