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'We've done an abysmal job': Australia is struggling to handle its swelling population

Australia is growing fast. In one year we added nearly 400,000 people to our population. That is like adding a city the size of Canberra.<p>But, of …

Germany Had So Much Renewable Energy Over Christmas It Had to Pay People to Use It

This is the future.<p>People in Germany essentially got paid to use electricity on Christmas.<p>Electricity prices in the country went negative for many …

Renewable Energy

31 Thoughts I Had As A German Driving In Country Australia For The First Time

It's mostly about kangaroos, really.<p><b>1. Oh my God, I hope I’m not gonna hit a kangaroo.</b><p>2. Okay, set the indicator to turn left here... um nope, those were the wipers.<p><b>3. You guys make indicating at the exit of a roundabout way too complicated.</b><p>4. To the left, to the left, everybody here has to drive …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

How to learn German nouns - German essentials for beginners

How to conjugate verbs - German Essentials For Beginners

How to form questions in German - German essentials for beginners

The plural in German - Part 1 - the plural article - German essentials for beginners

How Germans feel about German umlauts (ä,ö,ü)

Uber and the German umlaut Ü<p>Uber has a hard time in Germany. Not only tried some German state governments to ban the company from German streets, but …


German Essentials for Beginners - der, die, das

Der, die, das - The definite articles in German - German Essentials for Beginners

How to say THE MAN does something. HE does it. - German pronouns - German essentials for beginners

Forming the plural in German #2 - Change the noun - German essentials for beginners

Forming short sentences in German - German Essentials for Beginners

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Learn The Secret Language Only Native Germans Speak – Use FluentU

We are always on the lookout for new websites, apps or anything that helps you speed up the process of learning the German language. In fact, the …

Language Learning

Understand the most efficient word in German: da

Let’s talk about the most efficient word in the German language. A word that our students ask us about in our German courses here in Melbourne all …


German Manners – What The Hell Is Knigge?

German manners are based on unspoken rules, is what we read everywhere. But it’s actually not true. German manners are based on a book called Über …

Employment helps you speak German without screwing up

The truth is learning another language is fun, but also hard work. Sometimes. But only if you don’t know the right tools. When learning German you …

Language Learning

If you miss these things while living abroad, you are probably German – Part 2

I’m back with the second edition of things you only miss when you’re German and live abroad. In our first part we talked about buying bread (#1), …

If you miss these things while living abroad, you are probably German – Part 1

There’s nothing more exciting than moving to a different country. It’s all new and shiny at first. Every day you are pleasantly surprised. After …


Er ist kochen – How to say what you’re doing in German

You can't say "I'm doing something right now" in German as there is no -ing form like 'coming' or 'walking' in German. But there's a way to say that …


I am German and I love David Hasselhoff

Ok, it’s out now: Germans (used) to love David Hasselhoff The best part of being German but not living in Germany is that you get a different …

How to speak German fluently? Say the right things!

How to speak German fluently We all know that practising your language skills is crucial to speak German fluently. Germans know that too and love to …

Language Learning

Stranger Than Fiction: 16 Documentaries That Will Blow Your Mind

READ MORE: The Crazy Five-Year Story Behind ‘The Wolfpack’<p>“Capturing the Friedmans” (2003)<p>In the summer of 1987, parents in a quiet Long Island …

Kate Holden: 'There are drugs out there now I don’t even know the names of'

Her drugs and prostitution memoir, In My Skin, has sold 80,000 copies in a decade, but Kate Holden insists it was her ordinariness that gave it power<p>“I have a really complicated reaction when I see junkies in the street now,” says Kate Holden. “I don’t mind giving money to homeless people or drunks …