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Es war einmal … Entdecker und Erfinder - Archimedes - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The dying king asks Archimedes to work as an inventor of war machines, because the Romans want to attack the city of Syracuse. Will he be able to help come up with new ideas to help the army?

Es war einmal … Entdecker und Erfinder - Archimedes - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

How will Archimedes be able to prove that the crown is not made of pure gold? Seeing his talent, the King asks him to help create systems for work that needs to be done.

Es war einmal … Entdecker und Erfinder - Archimedes - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The king suspects that his goldsmith has cheated him and his new crown isn’t really made of pure gold. Can Archimedes help determine what the crown is made of without smashing it apart?

Es war einmal … Entdecker und Erfinder - Archimedes - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

In this video, you will learn what a gnomon was used for, who Euclid and Eratosthenes were, and what secret Archimedes thinks he discovered after his apprenticeship with Euclid.

Es war einmal … Entdecker und Erfinder - Archimedes - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Ancient Greece was home to many great thinkers, such as the physician Hippocrates, the philosopher Socrates, the sculptor Phidias, and the mathematician Archimedes.

Bundesländer und ihre Rezepte - Niedersachsen - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

Today, Cettina and Sabine are cooking a traditional “Wedding Soup," a dish that is typical of Lower Saxony. It's very hearty and perfect for wintertime!

Deutsche Sagen - Die tapferen Weiber von Weinsberg - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The women of Weinsberg pull off their escape ploy with such success that even King Conrad is impressed!

Deutsche Sagen - Die tapferen Weiber von Weinsberg - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

A greedy king, a castle, a siege, and a trio of brave (and hungry) citizens… what will happen next? Discover the “The Ruse of the Brave Women of Weinsberg,” a legend that takes us back to High Middle Ages!

Bundesländer und ihre Rezepte - Niedersachsen - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

Round out your knowledge of Germany’s federal states (Bundesländer) with this video on Lower Saxony. Find out where it is, how it got its name, and what kinds of natural wonders can be found there.

500 000 Legosteine - Lübecker Museum zeigt Hansegeschichte

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

At European Hansemuseum in Lübeck, a special exhibition — built entirely out of Lego bricks! — depicts the history of the Hanseatic League. “Hanseatic League: Brick-Rich” will also be traveling to Emden, Braunschweig, and the Netherlands.

Bundesländer und ihre Rezepte - Bundesland Berlin - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

Currywurst is one of the most popular snacks in Berlin! But what’s the original recipe — and who invented here? Here, our charming cooking team shows you how to make authentic currywurst, and tells you a bit about its history.

Bundesländer und ihre Rezepte - Bundesland Berlin - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

Jan gives a class presentation on the federal state of Berlin, which is of course also Germany's capital city, telling us a bit about its geographical qualities, history, and attractions. Will he be able to improve his grade this time?

Jacob rezitiert - Mascha Kaléko

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Jacob recites two poems by Mascha Kaléko: “Interview mit mir selbst” and “Im Exil.” The German-Jewish poet had to flee to America in 1938, and her works were banned in Germany after the Nazis labeled them “harmful and undesirable.”

Jan von München - Als ich mich einmal selbst aus dem Sumpf befreite View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

Jan from Munich presents us with another fantastical story inspired by the adventures of Baron von Münchhausen — the “Baron of Lies.” Here, the hero rescues himself and his horse from a swamp.

Ludwig van Beethoven - 250. Geburtstag - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

It’s impossible to pigeonhole Beethoven: He was impulsive, chaotic, and brilliant, but also silly and funny. He also tried to learn how to dance! Even today, he continues to inspire countless artists and musicians.

Ludwig van Beethoven - 250. Geburtstag - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

It’s been 250 years since Ludwig van Beethoven was born – an excellent opportunity for Bonn, the city of his birth, to celebrate (and dispel the myth that he was an Austrian composer!), and a chance for us to learn more about this famously hot-tempered musical genius.

Tag der Deutschen Einheit - So denken Deutsche 30 Jahre nach der Wiedervereinigung

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Bavarian High German South German

On October 3, 2020, Germany celebrated 30 years since the official reunification. The Wall itself may be long gone, but for many Germans, a “wall” still exists in their minds. How does the generation that grew up in a united Germany feel about it?

Deutsche Welle - Wo die deutsche Demokratie entstand View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Hambach Castle is one of the most important landmarks in Germany, as its history is the history of the country as we know it today. Every year, thousands of tourists visit the castle and learn about the Hambach Festival, which — spoiler alert — was more than just a party!

heute-show - 30 Jahre Mauerfall: So feiern die Deutschen ihre Einheit - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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 - 30 Jahre Mauerfall: So feiern die Deutschen ihre Einheit - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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 the Wall, and discusses what kinds of divisions and inequalities remain.

30 Jahre Mauerfall - Deutschland 30 Jahre nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

As the 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall approaches, this report takes stock of how far Germany has come, and what still needs to be done. Emphasizing the importance of transparency and freedom of speech has helped reunite the nation – but other divides have also emerged.

30 Jahre Mauerfall - Deutschland 30 Jahre nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Berlinian

Former civil rights activist Roland Jahn and photographer Andreas Rost both played a role in the resistance and fall of the Berlin Wall. Thirty years later, they recall some of the crucial moments from a period in recent German history that was characterized by both unity and division.

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.

Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Einbürgerungstest - Part 18 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Here is a final set of questions from the German citizenship test, covering topics ranging from employment to children's welfare.

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