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In the “heute-show,” Germany's answer to "The Daily Show" in the US, host Oliver Welke takes a deeper look at the various issues Germany is facing today. The segments feature his signature biting humor and a rotating cast of guest comedians in satirical sketches.

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heute-show - Das kann die Welt beim Klimaschutz von Deutschland lernen

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

The heute-show is Germany's answer to The Daily Show in the US. In this episode, host Oliver Welke and "expert" Tina Hausten (played by comedian Martina Hill) look at ways in which Germany isn't exactly a role model when it comes to climate policy.

heute-show - Lutz van der Horst trifft auf Impfverweigerer

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

As part of a segment for the heute-show, a late-night satirical TV program, presenter and comedian Lutz van der Horst visits an anti-vaxxer demonstration in Hamburg to find out why these parents do not want to have their children vaccinated against preventable diseases.

heute-show - 30 Jahre Mauerfall: So feiern die Deutschen ihre Einheit - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

The heute-show is a German late-night satirical TV program. In this clip, comedian and presenter Oliver Welke takes a look at Germany on the 30th anniversary of the fall of Wall, and discusses what kinds of divisions and inequalities remain.

heute-show - 30 Jahre Mauerfall: So feiern die Deutschen ihre Einheit - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany North German

In Part 2 of this episode of the heute-show, host Oliver Welke and comedian Claus von Wagner address the uneven distribution of wealth, jobs, and government agencies between East and West Germany – which remains a problem even 30 years after reunification.

heute-show - Hatespeech: Wer kümmert sich um den Hass im Netz? - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

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The heute-show is Germany's answer to the The Daily Show in the US. German comedian and journalist Oliver Welke discusses the issue of hate speech and online harassment, and how it's not being handled adequately in Germany.

heute-show - Schule, Geschäfte, Urlaub: Leben in Zeiten von Corona - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Oliver Welke, Germany's answer to John Oliver or Trevor Noah, looks at ways in which some of the regulations put into place during the COVID-19 crisis are now being relaxed. Masks are still recommended, though Welke wonders to what extent people are using them effectively.

heute-show - Schule, Geschäfte, Urlaub: Leben in Zeiten von Corona - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

In Part 2 of this episode, Oliver discusses the problems that schools face as they begin to reopen in Germany — and also looks at the implications for summer vacation plans.

heute-show - Schule und Corona

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

In this episode of the satirical heute-show, host Oliver Welke pokes fun at how schools are handling education in the time of coronavirus. Many schools are not equipped for distance learning—and even when they are, teacher often don’t understand how to use the technology.

heute-show - Wasserknappheit: Verkauft eure Aktien und investiert in Wasser!

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

In this episode of the heute-show, a satirical late-night TV program, host Oliver Welke takes a deeper look at why Germany is suddenly dealing with a drought—and how that’s impacting everyday life for people in the country. Comedian Martin Klempnow also makes an appearance as a teacher tasked with explaining to children how to save water for the future.

heute-show - Hazel Brugger will Lehrerin werden

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

For this heute-show segment, Swiss-American comedian Hazel Brugger visits an expo for schoolteachers and expresses her own wish to change careers. Can life as a teacher be more exciting than a career in comedy?

heute-show - Schlechtes Image: Wir retten die Marke AstraZeneca!

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

Due to a some serious side effects caused by its coronavirus vaccine, AstraZeneca’s public image has suffered significantly. Here, heute-show TV host Lutz van der Horst and branding expert Arnd Zschiesche brainstorm ways to regain the public’s trust.

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