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

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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 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.

Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Einbürgerungstest - Part 17 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

In this segment, topics related to marriage, religion, and discrimination in Germany are discussed.

Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Einbürgerungstest - Part 16 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

What countries did the "Gastarbeiter" come to Germany from? At what time do Germany's compulsory "quiet hours" begin every night? Answers to these questions and more in this segment from the German citizenship test.

Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Einbürgerungstest - Part 15 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany South German

Cettina looks at questions on the German citizenship test related to neighboring countries and German history.

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.

Fußballverein Hochstetten - Blau und Weiß View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany South German

There are many local soccer clubs in Germany, and even smaller towns such as Hochstetten are well-organized with loyal fans. Here, a group sings their official song.

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.

Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Einbürgerungstest - Part 14 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany South German

Cettina goes through more questions about Germany, particularly related to the GDR and its EU membership.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 7: Vergangenheit und Zukunft - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

More about the family's history is revealed, and Lilly prepares to go back to the West. When she boards the train, Till gives her a 1989 calendar, which means it won't be long before Lilly can live with them.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 7: Vergangenheit und Zukunft - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly finally makes Katrin talk to her, and Lena tells them about Lilly's mother's escape to the West.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 6: Warten auf die Entscheidung - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

To her great disappointment, Lilly only gets a visitor's pass rather than a visa. She remains optimistic about life in the GDR even as she learns more about the reality of living there.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 6: Warten auf die Entscheidung - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Kathrin continues to reject Lilly's presence in their home, while Lilly learns that her Uncle Rolf has taken trips to the West without ever contacting her.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 6: Warten auf die Entscheidung - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly learns that it is because of her mother's escape to West Germany that Lena had to stop teaching school. Katrin, certain that Lilly will be send back to the West, continues to be mean to her.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 2: Lilly und Tante Lena - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly and her friend look at old photographs of Lilly's parents. In East Berlin, Lena and Rolf try to figure out how they can help Lilly.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 2: Lilly und Tante Lena - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Pascal and Lena discuss how things will move forward. The next morning, Lilly races to the train station, desperately hoping she can stay with her aunt.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 2: Lilly und Tante Lena - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Before returning to boarding school, Lilly shows her aunt her mother's house and they spend a few moments together.

Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Einbürgerungstest - Part 13 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany South German

This installment of questions from the German citizenship test covers issues from maternity protection to the treaties that have defined German history.

Lilly unter den Linden - Kapitel 1: Im Krankenhaus - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Lilly is worried about her future after her mother's death. Lena travels to Berlin.

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