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Eva zeigt uns - die internationale Grüne Woche View Series

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Germany

Eva talks about her visit to Berlin's International Green Week, a fair for agriculture, where she also tries food from different countries.

Eva erklärt - den Adventskalender View Series

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Germany

Eva tells us about the tradition of Advent calendars and shows us one that she has made herself.

Eva erklärt - Sprichwörter - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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Germany

Do you know what it means if a German says that something is nullachtfünfzehn? What about "to give someone the basket?" Eva looks at a few more German expressions.

Eva erklärt - Sprichwörter - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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Germany

Pigs, cherries, and bears: Yabla's own Eva explains the meanings of a number of German expressions.

Ostern - mit Eva View Series

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Germany

Eva talks about the various traditions associated with the celebration of Easter in Germany.

Sparefroh-TV - Warum sehen die Euromünzen in jedem Land anders aus?

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Austria

Did you know that euro coins look different in every country? This short animated film explains the reason.

Schneeflöckchen, Weißröckchen - auf dem Weihnachtsmarkt

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Germany

"Schneeflöckchen, Weißröckchen" ("Little snowflake, Little white skirt") is a beloved children's Christmas song in Germany.

Jenny zeigt uns - den Speyerer Dom View Series

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Germany

Jenny tells us the long and fascinating history of the town of Speyer and we get a glimpse of the town's landmark, its cathedral.

Eva erklärt - Sprichwörter - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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Germany

Eva lists a number of German sayings, and then explains when they are used. Do you know any of them already?

Nora Gomringer liest Joachim Ringelnatz - Psst!

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Germany

Nora Gomringer is a poet and writer who recently won the prestigious Ingeborg-Bachmann-Preis. In this video, she reads a poem by the German author and painter Hans Bötticher, who was better known by his pen name Joachim Ringelnatz.

Unterwegs mit Jenny - die Heidelberger Altstadt - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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Germany

Yabla's own Jenny takes us on a tour of the Old Town of Heidelberg, an official UNESCO City of Literature.

Sankt Martin - Das Laternenlied

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Germany

Yabla's own Cettina and Sabine tell us about St. Martin and the German tradition of making lanterns and singing songs to commemorate him.

Cettina erklärt - Halloween View Series

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Germany South German

Yabla's own Cettina explains the origins of Halloween, including the reasons behind many of its traditions.

Jenny zeigt uns - Das Heidelberger Schloss - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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Germany

Yabla's own Jenny takes us to Heidelberg Castle, home of the largest cask in the world. Part 2 of 2. Viel Spaß beim Zuschauen!

Jenny zeigt uns - Das Heidelberger Schloss - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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Germany

Yabla's own Jenny takes us to Heidelberg Castle, home of the largest cask in the world. Part 1 of 2. Viel Spaß beim Zuschauen!

Der Struwwelpeter - Ausschnitte View Series

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Germany

Der Struwwelpeter, known famously in English as “Shockheaded Peter”, is a brutal set of stories from the 19th century intended to terrify children into behaving.
In 1891, Mark Twain wrote “Slovenly Peter”, his own translation of the book.
This video selection, made in the 1950s, adds a fantastic, surreal element to what is already a bizarre selection of tales. Copyright: RheinMainTV.

Cettina erklärt - Pfingsten View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany South German

Cettina talks about the German traditions that take place on Pentecost and Whit Monday.

Bundesländer und ihre Spezialitäten - Bayern - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany South German

Cettina and Sarah cook a very traditional Bavarian meal: pretzels made from scratch with sausages.

Bundesländer und ihre Spezialitäten - Bayern - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Besides Oktoberfest, what else do you know about Bavaria? Cettina and Sarah go through the geography, history, and other facts related to Germany's largest federal state.

Fasching - Rosenmontagszug in Mainz View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany South German

The weather in Mainz was perfect for the celebration of Rosenmontag with a huge parade, which people came from all over the region and the country to see.

Bundesländer und ihre Spezialitäten - Baden-Württemberg - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany South German

Cettina and Sarah prepare a typical dish from the region of Swabia. Maultaschen are like German ravioli, and are served either fried or in broth.

Bundesländer und ihre Spezialitäten - Baden-Württemberg - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany South German

Cettina and Sara talk about Baden-Württemberg, a federal state in the south of Germany that has a number of defining geographical features and cultural hallmarks.

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