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Ein Team - Zollhunde und ihre Herrchen

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

The next time you are waiting for your baggage at Frankfurt Airport and feel something sniffing the back of your leg, remember to be polite: it may be an official from the German Customs — in the form of a highly trained dog! A dog trainer from the German Customs explains what qualities they look for in their future canine employees. (video copyright dpa)

Märchen - Sagenhaft - Aschenputtel View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Enjoy this animated version of the classic tale of Cinderella (Aschenputtel), wonderfully narrated by Bastian Pastewka.

Die Heiterkeit - Hauptquartier

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

The three women from Hamburg who are the Die Heiterkeit are the closest thing to the Velvet Underground you are likely to hear out of Germany these days: very cool, constrained, minimal, a bit gothy, and… they rock! Kopfhörer aufsetzen, Musik aufdrehen!

Jahresrückblick 2013 - Prominente Zitate View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

When a lot has happened, there is a lot of talk, but a lot of it is useless. These ladies and gentlemen, however, came prepared with something to say! (video copyright dpa)

Deutschkurs in Blaubeuren - Relativsätze mit Präpositionen - Part 2 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Barbara bravely leads the somewhat sullen class (late night perhaps?) through an excellent lesson in constructing relative clauses with prepositions, and is not convinced when Mia claims that they are fertig. Whatever could she mean by that? Viel Spaß beim Lernen!

Holocaust-Gedenktag - Gedenkstätte am Michelsberg View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

This report on the Wiesbaden Jewish Memorial for the Wiesbaden victims of the Holocaust is a remarkably well made mini-documentary, featuring historical photographs as well as interviews with the chairman of the Wiesbaden Jewish Community, the mayor of Wiesbaden, and the architect who designed the memorial site.

Ein Baum - Tausend Jahre Geschichte

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

The "Femeiche" oak tree in North Rhine-Westphalia may well be the oldest living tree in Germany, dating from the first millenium AD. (video copyright dpa)

Bretten - Das Peter-und-Paul-Fest - Part 3 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany South German

In this next part, Yabla star reporter Diane tells us tales of the battle between Bretten and the Duke of Württemberg, of the fattened puppy that fooled him into retreat! We are also presented with the conjuring of a court jester. Viel Spaß!

Star Wars - Treffen der Fangemeinde

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

"Luke, I am your father." The biggest Star Wars fan conference in the world takes place in Essen, Germany. Watch this video for some extra-terrestrial fun! (video copyright DPA)

Mike Krüger - Zweiohrnase

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany North German

Comedian Mike Krüger gets the laughs with funny dialog and songs about drinking and relationships. Viel Spaß!

Adel Tawil - Lieder View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Adel Tawil, former singer of the German pop band Ich und ich, has made every line in this song a reference to an 80s or 90s pop song. Included are references to The Bangles, Prince, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Cutting Crew, Elton John, Louis Armstrong, Ultravox, David Bowie, EMF, Prodigy, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Guns 'n' Roses, Depeche Mode, Cypress Hill, Bros, Boys II Men, Beck, Rage Against the Machine, and Nirvana. See if you can figure them all out!

Deutschkurs in Blaubeuren - Relativsätze mit Präpositionen - Part 1 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

In this fast and furious segment, Barbara takes the class on a slam dunk grammar tour of German relative clauses with prepositions. Viel Spaß beim Lernen!

Jahresrückblick 2013 - Deutsche Promis View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Our eyes were glued to the celebrities again in 2013, with some giving Hollywood-style red carpet entries, and others making a down and dirty exit. (video copyright dpa)

Märchen - Sagenhaft - Der Froschkönig View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Check out this animated version of the classic Grimm Brothers's fairytale "The Frog Prince," with a lively narration by Bastian Pastewka.

Yoga - Sonnengruß als Aufwärmung

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Yamina shows us how to do some of the combinations of Yoga positions that make up the "sun salutation" Try doing a number of these first thing in the morning before breakfast, you won't believe how much it can energize your day. Plus you can learn German at the same time you are keeping yourself fit! Viel Spaß!

Bretten - Das Peter-und-Paul-Fest - Part 2 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany South German

Part two of this series takes Yabla star reporter Diane to a catapult stand, where the carnie gives her a detailed account of the history of the catapult, and on to the "Mercenaries" club, whose members wear medieval costumes and barter their services in Bretten's Peter and Paul Festival. Enjoy!

Trial-Meisterschaft - in Bensheim - Part 3 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany Hessian

Litte kids on big motorbikes, part 3: The organizer of the event at the ADAC training ground in Bensheim talks about his job, and a volunteer discusses how she helps out.

Eiswein - Auslese im Schnee

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

It's off to the frosty winter vineyards of Rheingau: ice wine is risky venture, but if successful, a single bottle can yield up to 400 euros! Watch the ice wine harvest in action and see how it's done. Prost! (video copyright dpa)

Piggeldy und Frederick - Malen View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

Germany North German

Today Piggeldy, the curious piglet, learns how to paint. After falling into a paint bucket, he manages to create a very unique picture!

Silvester - und Vorsätze für das neue Jahr View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany South German

Yabla star reporter Diane takes to the streets of Karlruhe to ask people about their plans for New Year's Eve and their resolutions for the coming year with a suprisingly diverse array of responses. Guten Rutsch!