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Realer Irrsinn - Dauerrote Ampel in Dresden View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German Upper Saxon

Drivers are seeing red at this traffic light in Dresden – and it's been that way for 25 years! Does that sound insane to you? It is! But there's a reason behind it ...

Praktische Tipps - Eingeklemmte Flasche bei Autos

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Have you ever seen a bottle wedged in between the wheel and the body of a car? This video explains how this trick is used by thieves.

Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten - Corona im Nachbarland Frankreich View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

What is the current situation in France regarding the coronavirus? What are the new regulations? Alina gives us the latest.

Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten - Corona-Varianten mit Alina View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

In this edition of Yabla News, Alina gives us an overview of the coronavirus variants that have appeared so far in Germany and how they differ from each other.

Klimaschutz - Es geht um das Überleben der Menschheit View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The devastating consequences of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent. The worst can still be averted if we adapt, says the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, but time is of the essence, and radical changes are needed. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Private Hilfe auf dem Bahnsteig - Berliner helfen Ukrainern

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

They organize beds, food, and tickets: In Berlin, numerous volunteers are helping Ukrainians who are fleeing the war. The volunteers assist the refugees at Berlin's Central Station, among other locations. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten - Schwangere Schwertwale im Pazifik View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Off the coast of Washington State, three pregnant killer whales have been spotted. Alina explains why this is so special and important.

WetterOnline - Schnee und Sonne zum ersten Advent View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

The first Advent is approaching with great strides — and the weekend weather has something for everyone! In this video, WetterOnline meteorologist Björn Goldhausen gives us an overview.

Tagesschau - Das Micky-Maus-Heft wird 70 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of Mickey Mouse comics in Germany. Here, we are also introduced to Erika Fuchs, the translator of the comics, whose work brought Mickey and Donald to a new audience – and also had a profound impact on the German language.

Tagesschau - Ernteausfälle und Corona-Maßnahmen View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

Today’s Tagesschau looks at Germany’s recent harvest, which was once again poor, and what kinds of coronavirus safety measures the government is considering implementing on trains and domestic flights.

Wahl-ABC - Erststimme, Zweitstimme, Fünf-Prozent-Hürde View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

A primary vote, a secondary, vote, and the five-percent hurdle: The German election is much more than two Xs on a ballot. In this video on the ABCs of Bundestag elections, you’ll learn all about these terms and the election process overall. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

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.

Realer Irrsinn - Nutzlose Autobahn View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German North German

A section of the A26 autobahn has been completed, but traffic is only open in one direction. The state of Lower Saxony now fears a wave of lawsuits and chaos.

Für Tierfreunde - Wohin mit Tieren wenn Besitzer sterben View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Pets often provide great comfort to aging humans. But what happens to these faithful companions when their owners suddenly pass away? Dogs, cats, and other furry animals have good chances of being rehomed; the story is different for the snakes and lizards at the reptile sanctuary in Munich. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

heute-show - Die männliche Merkel hat Erinnerungslücken - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

A candidate for the chancellorship who is somehow involved in the CumEx scandal and can't seem to remember anything... Maybe not the best choice after all?

heute-show - Die männliche Merkel hat Erinnerungslücken - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany High German

The SPD only recently announced their candidate for Chancellor in the 2021 Federal Election: Olaf Scholz. Will he be able to catch up with the other candidates? What has his approach been so far? The heute-show can’t help but poke fun.

Coronavirus - Impfungen für Kinder View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The battle against coronavirus continues: Adults are now being vaccinated quickly in Germany, but vaccines are still being approved for teenagers and children. What are some of the key differences between adults and young people when it comes to corona and vaccines, and how are they being addressed?

copyright: dpa

heute-show - Haben auch Wespen ein Lebensrecht, Frau Umweltministerin? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Comedian Hazel Brugger sits down for a sassy and hard-hitting interview with Barbara Hendricks, German Minister for the Environment. The main question: Do we really need to save every animal?

heute-show - Hatespeech: Wer kümmert sich um den Hass im Netz? - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

When are abusive insults protected under free speech, and when do they constitute criminal behavior? Using satire, this episode of the heute-show examines the obstacles that arise when it comes to preventing hate speech online.

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

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Viewer Discretion Advised

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.

Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten - Fußballer fordern Einhaltung der Menschenrechte View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The German national soccer team is making a clear statement on human rights in anticipation of the 2022 World Cup. Additionally, BioNTech/Pfizer are now testing their vaccine on younger children.

Ein Herz für Tiere - Fußpflege im Zoo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

In order for zoo animals to stay healthy, their skin, hooves, and horns need regular upkeep. In this video we visit Safariland Stukenbrock, where zookeepers care for elephants, rhinos, and bison – and develop special bonds with them through the grooming rituals. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Extra 3 - TOYtschland: Waffen made in Germany View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

This satirical commercial for the made-up company TOYtschland takes a critical look at Germany's arms exports to nations embroiled in conflicts outside of the EU.

Umwelt und Natur - Wo sind all die Bienen hin? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

Bees are rapidly dying off – a major environmental problem – and there are numerous causes. The weekly political satire show extra 3, which is produced by Norddeutscher Rundfunk (Northern German Broadcasting), investigates colony collapse by sassily redubbing an old episode of Maya the Honey Bee, a 1970s Japanese TV series based on a German book.

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