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Multimedia German learning with Chatterbug

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Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)
Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)

“What sets Chatterbug apart from other learning platforms I’ve tried is its very present and essential human aspect, while staying paperless.”

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Argentine and Brit grab Germany by the mouth

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Red lips. Public domain photo.
Red lips. Public domain photo.

“We hear about unrealized dreams, development, inequality, immigrants, social benefits, Nazis – in bundles delivered from the border between East and West Germany, through the mouths of foreigners who wanted to intimately know what random Germans have to say, and absorb different sides of the spectrum of Germans’ perceptions, society and culture.” Mund Stück @ the Residenz

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Disney characters as English teaching assistants

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Winnie the Pooh and friends. (Public domain photo)
Winnie the Pooh and friends. (Public domain photo)

Drawing upon the timeless appeal of Disney characters and their universe, inlingua Leipzig is combining real with digital teachers to reach a new generation of English learners.

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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

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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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Meeting ‘Antarah at Die Villa

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We all know how it can feel to be a slave to a language or its grammar. With a bit of practice at Die Villa Sprachenabend, you can put this right, and help other people along their way at the same time. Who knows - maybe you will follow in ‘Antarah’s great footsteps and write poetry about your culture; become an ambassador for your country and your people. Or maybe you will stumble across the love of your life. https://leipglo.com
Antarah and Abla depicted on a 19th-century Egyptian tattooing pattern. Photo by Horemachet (Flickr) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

“In Die Villa I have learned Slovak and a few words of Esperanto; I have practised Arabic; and I feel like I am well on the way to finally mastering French slang.”

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