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DPA Deutsche Presse-Agentur - Schüler sollen günstiges Internet bekommen View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Faster Internet, more affordable Internet connections for pupils, and more devices for teachers: This is what the German ministers of education and Chancellor Angela Merkel have decided upon in order to facilitate distance learning during the corona crisis.

Die Corona-Krise - Schulstart mit Maskenpflicht View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

School is back in session in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany’s most populated state. To protect against coronavirus infections, masks are mandatory in school buildings and classrooms. How are the students and teachers dealing with the new requirements?

Coronavirus - Fliegen in Corona-Zeiten View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Flying during the coronavirus pandemic isn’t so straightforward. To minimize the risk of spreading the virus, Lufthansa is enforcing strict rules and regulations: These involve social distancing, reducing in-flight services to the essentials, and thoroughly disinfecting every seat and surface. Only a few scheduled flights are still on offer; here, we get to follow one from Frankfurt to Barcelona and back.

Nachrichten - Bundesregierung hebt Reisewarnungen auf View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The German government has decided to lift travel restrictions for most European countries beginning June 15. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas announced that the measure applies to the EU countries, the other countries of the Schengen area, and the United Kingdom. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Nachrichten - Kinderbonus und Mehrwertsteuersenkung View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Reduction of VAT rates, aid for municipalities, subsidies for families, relief for electricity costs: The leaders of the coalition have agreed on a 130-billion-euro economic stimulus package to combat the negative effects of the corona crisis in Germany. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Cettina erklärt - Auswirkungen des Coronavirus View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

How has the coronavirus outbreak changed life in Germany? Cettina gives a short overview of the various developments that have taken place over the past few months, and how she and her family are coping.

Coronavirus - Nachrichten zur weltweiten Lage View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Deutsche Welle’s Michaela Küpfer speaks with Gerd Müller (CSU), Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, about the ways in which the coronavirus is exacerbating the economic disparity between the first world and the developing world. Müller finds it scandalous that big companies have continued to makes billions in profits throughout the crisis, and agrees that the “turbo-capitalism” of the past 30 years needs to end.

Wettervorhersage - Frühlingswetter View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Spring has sprung in Germany, with warm temperatures in almost all regions – and a lack of rain that is actually problematic for the environment.

Coronavirus - Kommentar zu Angela Merkels Rede View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Justus Kliss offers an analysis of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coronavirus television address and what it means for the coming weeks. He compares her strategy to that of French President Emmanuel Macron, and finds it admirable how she focuses on solidarity.

Die Corona-Krise - Null Toleranz & Strafen bei Verstößen in NRW View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

The German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia has the biggest COVID-19 outbreak in Germany, and is therefore introducing stricter measures to ensure social distancing. Among other penalties, restaurants that stay open will have to pay up to 4000 euros in fines, while individuals who meet in groups will have to pay 200 euros.

Coronavirus - CureVac könnte einen experimentellen Corona-Impfstoff gefunden haben View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

A private lab in Germany is working to create a vaccine for COVID-19 as quickly as possible. The US and German governments are already vying for access to the results.

Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Angela Merkel explains that social distancing will help to slow the spread of COVID-19, acknowledging how difficult it is to not be able to visit loved ones in uncertain times. She also discusses the government's responsibility to consider all possible approaches and keep the public informed.

Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel discusses the essential actions the German government has taken to slow the spread of COVID-19, including shutting down social activity and tightening border controls. The people's responsibility, she says, is to remain calm and not engage in panic buying (such shopping trips are referred to as die Hamsterkäufe in German) when it comes to groceries.

Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

In a rare televised address, Chancellor Angela Merkel urges the public, directly and in plain language, to take drastic steps to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in Germany. She calls the coronavirus one of the greatest challenges the country has faced.

Heute-Show - Das kann die Welt beim Klimaschutz von Deutschland lernen View Series

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.

Trauer um Jan Fedder - Er starb im Alter von 64 Jahren

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Jan Fedder, the star of the popular TV series "Großstadtrevier," has passed away. He lived in Hamburg where the series took place, and was a popular local celebrity.

Coronavirus - Trotz Hamsterkäufen keine Versorgungsprobleme View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Fear of the coronavirus has caused many people to stock up on food and supplies. Fortunately, German grocery stores have been able to keep up with the increased demand without any problems. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Luigi Colani - Bei der RFT Staßfurt View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Throughout his life, Luigi Colani designed cars for Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Volkswagen, and BMW. In this interview, the late designer discusses his disappointment with current design trends and a lack of innovation, and German politics as well.

Richter Alexander Hold - Wer hat recht bei falscher Mülltrennung? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany South German

Separating your trash and recycling incorrectly can get expensive: Judge Alexander Hold sheds light on the legal realities of waste separation.

Richter Alexander Hold - Richtig parken View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany South German

Judge Alexander Hold explains some of the complex issues involved with parking your car in Germany.

G20-Gipfel - Bremer Polizisten sprechen über G20-Einsatz

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany North German

A police captain and a young officer speak about their experience controlling the protest at the G20 Summit in Hamburg.

AutoMotoTV - Schnell fahren auf der Autobahn

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Germany is known for the lack of an enforced speed limit on their highways. However, driving fast means driving extra carefully, and requires a lot of experience.

Deutsche Welle - Hin und weg - Best of Europa-Park! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Located in the southwest corner of Germany, Europa-Park is a theme park with all sorts of rides and attractions.

Angela Merkel - Gemeinsame Pressekonferenz mit Barack Obama View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Do you remember when Barack Obama visited Berlin? Chancellor Angela Merkel talks about the values shared by Germany and the United States, and the political relationship between the countries.

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