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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.

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 16 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany North German

Milla, Leila, and Mark have cleaned the place up for Ms. Wiedemann's visit. Is everything going to go as planned?

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 15 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany North German

Nina gets in trouble with her father when he finds out she was the one who damaged the headmistress’s car. Meanwhile, Leila’s ex-partner Mark shows up to help Milla clean their filthy apartment.

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 14 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany North German

Emma and Nina follow Milla, the girl who ran off with their camera, and confront her in her messy apartment, where she lives with her sick mother. Although they manage to get the camera back, Nina’s relief is clouded by the fact that she feels sorry for Milla.

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 13 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Emma, Henri, and Max want Nina to join the Peppercorns, but she's very reluctant to engage with them. Emma picks Nina as her partner for a photo project, hoping that she’ll find out more about her. But then something unexpected happens…

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]

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 12 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

If the drug dealer Dragan finds out that the Peppercorns are on his trail, he’ll surely make trouble for them. Fortunately, Emma, Nina, and Max are able hatch a plan to get Dragan arrested before it's too late.

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 11 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Having broken into Dragan's place, Emma and Nina learn that he is using their classmates to push drugs at their school and others. Suddenly, the dealers come back to their hideout – and the girls are trapped!

Bundesamt für Gesundheit - Coronavirus und Schulen

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Switzerland

School is back in session in many places, but the coronavirus remains a threat. This short instructional film from Switzerland explains to children how they can protect themselves and each other, and reminds them about the rules for washing their hands and saying hello.

Die Pfefferkörner - Alles auf Anfang - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

After Anna is taken to the hospital, Nina goes to find Emma, only to learn that Emma's in Sankt Pauli trying to trace the origins of the drugs.

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