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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.

Die Corona-Krise - Zusammen bewegen gegen Corona View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

In this German PSA, Javelin throw world champions Johannes Vetter and Christina Obergföll recall the Corona winter of 2020. They longed to be training outdoors while the government was ordering everyone to stay home. After some lazy months of lockdown, they eventually found a way to keep fit.

Rhein-Main-TV - Tipps zur Läusebekämpfung View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Since they are often in close contact at school, young children in particular are susceptible to catching head lice. Luckily, parasitologist Heinz Mehlhorn knows how to get rid of the annoying (though ultimately harmless) little bloodsucking parasites.

Extra 3 - Internet-Kommentare im realen Leben View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany North German

Viewer Discretion Advised

This satirical segment looks at internet trolling. In the anonymity of the Internet, some people lose all inhibitions: They hate, bully, flame, and diss. In real life, however, they still hold back. But what if they didn’t?

Für Tierfreunde - Die Eichhörnchenfee View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

"Squirrel Fairy" Rebecca, a 27-year-old social pedagogue from Magstadt in Baden-Württemberg, is a foster mom for dozens of orphaned and injured squirrels — keeping them fed and well until they’re healthy enough to return to the wild. The volunteer work, in addition to her regular job, is exhausting, but also extremely rewarding.

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

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

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]

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