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Flipperautomaten - Kunstwerke für flinke Kugeln

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

They seem already to have fallen out of time, but even if computer and video games have taken the place of pinball machines in many places, they still have many fans. Take a visit to the Pinball Museum in Neuwied! (video copyright dpa)

Reposito - in 60 Sekunden

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Are you one of those people who can't manage to keep all of their receipts in the same place? Then maybe the Reposito app is for you! When you purchase something, you can take a picture of your receipt and the bar code on the package. This will be stored in your smartphone and on the Reposito server and can be retrieved instantly if you ever need it!

Thomas D - Ärgernisse View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Thomas D talks about some of his pet peeves, which include being addressed with the formal Sie and so-called vegetarians who eat fisch. Guten Appetit!

Florence Joy - Mein Ziel

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Enjoy the lovely voice of German singer Joy Florence as she performs her song entitled "Mein Ziel" ("My Goal") about her wishes for her life.

Rhein-Main-TV aktuell - Klaus Maria Brandauer liest Goethe View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Austria, Germany Austrian High German

Reading from Goethe's Faust, world-renowned actor Klaus Maria Brandauer delivered a brilliant performance at the grand celebration of Goethe University's 100th anniversary in Frankfurt.

Märchen - Sagenhaft - Das Trojanische Pferd View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

The xenophobic sayings "Beware of Greeks bearing gifts" as well as "Never look a gift horse in the mouth" have their origins in the Homeric tale of the Trojan Horse and the fall of the city of Troy. This story should read well in German, as the German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the true location of ancient Troy!

Das Märchen von der Prinzessin - die unbedingt in einem Märchen vorkommen wollte

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Enjoy this trailer for the German film production of a delightful children's book by Susanna Straßer. It's a very funny twist on the fairy tale genre and also makes use of the old honorific forms of speech, so pay close attention to the uses of "Ihr" and "Euer!"

Stefan Raab - Wir kommen, um ihn zu holen

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

The many talented German TV personality and musician Stefan Raab performs a World Cup fight song. In Germany this is a genre of music all its own. Here he and his band fire it up with "Wir kommen, um ihn zu holen" ["We're Coming to Get it"]. Learn a few new colorful idioms relating to the subject of... what else? - winning, of course! Viel Spaß beim Mitfiebern!

Monsters of Liedermaching - Atomfreies Kraftwerk View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

The German band Monsters of Liedermaching sing the song "Nuclear-free Power Plant" — a serious topic performed with perfect charm!

Kreuzfahrtschiff - An Bord der Europa 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

If you would like the casual luxury of dining at a designer sushi restaurant while at sea, the Hapag-Lloyd luxury cruise ship Europa 2 is for you! You can leave your tuxedo or evening dress at home, but at 450 euros per day minimum, don't forget your wallet! (video copyright dpa)

Märchen - Sagenhaft - Der Zauberlehrling View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Bastian Pastewka narrates the tale of the magician's apprentice, based on a poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. See for yourself if there is a lesson to be learned in this classic story!

Anna Depenbusch - Sommer aus Papier

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Take a peek at this simple but stunning video from German-Hungarian pop singer Anna Depenbusch. Released in 2012, it's from her fourth album and is entitled "Sommer aus Papier" [Paper Summer]. Viel Spaß!

Rhein-Main-TV aktuell - In Gedenken an Anne Frank View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

What questions would you have for Holocaust victim Anne Frank if you could interview her today? What kind of artwork would you make to memorialize her life? These are the kinds of questions that pupils are asking at the Anne Frank Educational Institute in Frankfurt, and inside its roving exhibit on nationwide tour.

Mister Santos - Das dicke, dicke Ding

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

German pop singer Mister Santos performs his World Cup anthem "Das dicke, dicke Ding" [The Big Fat Thing"]. He's firing up the German fan faithful and, above all, die Jungs themselves — their own national team in Brazil. In some places of the world, winning the ultimate prize is described as "bringing home the bacon or the bling," in Germany they "must have stars" and "go get big fat things."Viel Spaß beim Mitfiebern!

Helge Schneider - Käsebrot View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Helge strikes again, this time with his mad jazz piano playing and an ode to that culinary magnificence that is the cheese sandwich!

Weinbank - Edle Tropfen im Schließfach

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Hessian High German

Wine is much more than an alcoholic beverage. For connoisseurs, wine can also be an investment, since some wines can become more valuable with time. The wines are in good hands in Germany's only Winebank! (video copyright dpa)

Helene Fischer - Atemlos durch die Nacht View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

In a truly heartfelt performance, Helene Fischer shows her true love for her fans and how German pop music can truly be, in her own words, Schwindelfrei...

Piggeldy und Frederick - Das Loch View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

The subject today is "holes." In this episode, the brothers P & F stumble upon a pond which Frederick speaks about. As always he runs into trouble with counterexamples & contradictions. In the end, Piggeldy saves the day with a philosophical response about holes being defined by the context in which they appear. Viel Spaß beim Lernen!

„Mini-Marxe“ - In Trier

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

These red figures are not mutated garden gnomes, they are the founding father of Communism, Karl Marx! Artist Ottmar Hörl from Nuremberg created 500 of these statues to celebrate Marx's 195th birthday.

Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft - Deutschland - Portugal 4:0 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

At the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Germany's national team defeated Portugal soundly in Group G. Pop singer Mister Santos and some enthusiastic fans are confident that this may be their year! Viel Spaß beim Zuschauen!