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Vero ist Asperger-Autistin - Wie klappt es mit der Liebe? - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

After eight months, Vero and Janis move in together. How does Vero’s Asperger's impact their home life, and what are some methods they’ve developed for managing her condition?

Vero ist Asperger-Autistin - Wie klappt es mit der Liebe? - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Vero and Janis are a special couple, because Vero has Asperger’s syndrome. The two of them tell us about what their first meeting was like, and how they cope with Vero’s condition.

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

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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.

Yabla Nachrichten - Fußballer fordern Einhaltung der Menschenrechte

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.

Extra 3 - TOYtschland: Unser schöner Bauernhof View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

Every third euro of the EU budget goes to agriculture; but unfortunately, the system ends up favoring large farms employing inhumane practices over more sustainable and ethical agricultural models. Here, NDR’s satirical program “extra 3” lays it all out as a retro-style commercial for board games. Let’s play!

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]

Rhein-Main-TV - Rettet den Osterhasen View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The Easter Bunny is a cherished part of the Easter tradition – but the real-life Easter Bunnies, the European hares, are being hunted to extinction or endangered by chemical fertilizers. In Hesse, the Greens are hoping to draw attention to this pressing issue with a leaflet campaign.

Rheinmain im Blick - Stadtmomente Wiesbaden View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

The coronavirus pandemic has hit retailers particularly hard. Wiesbaden's "StadtMomente" campaign aims to attract more foot traffic to the city center in order to keep shops afloat.

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.”

Extra 3 - Greenwashing im Alltag View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany High German

The weekly political satire show “extra 3” takes a look at what it really means to be an environmentalist. Do certain habits really make a difference, or do they just make someone feel better?

Bundesregierung - Zusammen gegen Corona #besonderehelden View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Sixty or so years from now, how will today’s twentysomethings look back on the heroic sacrifices they made when they abstained from partying (and sat on their asses at home) during the coronavirus pandemic? Find out with the German government’s new gag PSA, which was released with the hashtag #specialheroes.

Coronavirus - Corona-Infektion an Sprache erkennen? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

It sounds like science fiction: Researchers at the University of Augsburg are developing an app that can recognize a coronavirus infection whenever a potential carrier speaks into the phone. So far, the app has a hit rate of over 80 percent. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Extra 3 - Dr. Likeys Social-Media-Land View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

The weekly political satire show “extra 3" presents a series of retro-style animated shorts addressing critical issues. Social media works because people are addicted to validation and likes — especially children and teenagers. Sandy is a self-possessed and savvy pre-teen, but she's not immune to the pull of social media and the approval of her peers.

DPA Deutsche Presse-Agentur - Halloween-Frühstück für die Hamburger Zoo-Elefanten View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

It’s time to celebrate Halloween at Hamburg’s Tierpark Hagenbeck — and to get into the holiday spirit, the elephants were treated to special seasonal goodies: pumpkins, corn on the cob, and apples! Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Cettina erklärt - Sitten und Bräuche - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Learn about traditional East Frisian costumes, German greetings and codes of conduct, and amusing proverbs in Part II of Cettina’s video on customs and traditions.

Cettina erklärt - Sitten und Bräuche - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

What kinds of customs and traditions are characteristic of Germany? What are some common stereotypes about Germans? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this video. Enjoy!

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. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

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? Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Die Stadt Gießen - Landkarte sorgt für Abkühlung

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany Hessian

German summers are getting hotter and hotter — but the Environmental Agency in the small city of Giessen, in the state of Hesse, has come up with an innovative tool for helping residents keep cool: a special city map! Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 19 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany North German

Jan finds Milla’s mother just in time, and makes sure that she is taken to hospital. But where’s Milla? Emma and Nina go looking for her. With everything resolved, it’s time for the new team of Peppercorns to take the oath.

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 18 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany North German

The Peppercorns finally find out why Nina was bullied at her old school. Meanwhile, Emma has a guilty conscience about having lied on Milla’s behalf — did she do the right thing? Jan heads over the next day to try to sort things out with Milla and her mother in person.

Hamburg - Schmidts Tivoli öffnet wieder als blühende Oase View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Since mid-March, stages in Hamburg have been closed due to coronavirus. But now, theaters are opening again — and proprietors are getting creative with format in order to make sure everyone stays safe. Here, we visit Schmidts Tivoli on the Reeperbahn to learn about their exciting reopening. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 17 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany North German

Milla thanks Emma for not exposing the truth during the youth welfare officer’s visit to the apartment. Meanwhile, Max and Henri set off to visit Nina’s old school — and come closer to cracking her secret.

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