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Piggeldy und Frederick - Fahren Achterbahn View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

Germany

Piggeldy wants his big brother Frederick to show him how to ride a roller coaster, but instead winds up with a flying lesson, just like the old expression "if pigs could fly..." Enjoy!

Konjugation - Das Verb „brauchen“ View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Yabla star reporter (and future hip-hop dancer) Diane and her special guest Franca give us a tour of the verb brauchen (to need). Diane is sure that quitting her stressful office job to pursue a career in hip-hop dancing is a great idea, but luckily Franca is a bit more sceptical. Viel Spaß beim Lernen!

Günter Dudenhöfer als „Der Dorftrottel” - Auftritt Karneval Friedrichshafen - Part 2 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Palatine German

Here's more from comedian Günter Dudenhöfer. According to the program's host, he's the Palatine region's best "Büttenredner" [carnival] orator since Helmut Kohl. A "Bütt" is a barrel in which the orators usually stand while airing the latest "dirty laundry" of the powers that be. Viel Spaß!

Märchen - Sagenhaft - Das hässliche Entlein View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Another delightful animated fairytale, this time Hans Christian Andersen's beloved "The Ugly Duckling," again featuring narrator Bastian Pastewka. Enjoy!

Piggeldy und Frederick - Überschallflugzeug View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Today, Piggeldy the curious little piglet, sees a supersonic airplane for the first time. But quite to his dismay, he doesn't only see it, but rather he also hears its deafening roar. Also available as App.

Guaia Guaia - Straßenmusiker suchen ein Zuhause

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Louis and Elias of the street band Guaia Guaia are about as close to The Big Lebowski's "The Dude" as you could expect any pair of twenty-something German guys to be. Watch this video as an excercise in learning to chill out and live free! Kopfhörer aufsetzen, Musik aufdrehen! (video copyright dpa)

Günter Dudenhöfer als „Der Dorftrottel” - Auftritt Karneval Friedrichshafen - Part 1 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Palatine German

In traditional carnival style, the village idiot - portrayed by comedian Günter Dudenhöfer - misspeaks, twists his words all around and gets all mixed up. In the process, however, he leaves various social institutions and current trends in his wake handsomely lampooned. Viel Spaß dabei!

Erkältung - Was hilft wirklich?

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Two businessmen shake hands, have a meeting, and both fall ill the next day. What did they do wrong? According to this report, they should have kissed each other on the cheek instead of shaking hands! A doctor in Berlin also tells us about the effectiveness herbal teas... Gesundheit! (video copyright dpa)

Mark Forster - Auf dem Weg View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Singer-songwriter Mark Forster writes minimal pop songs with smart, existential lyrics and really catchy hooks. Enjoy! Kopfhörer aufsetzen, Musik aufdrehen!

Deutschkurs in Blaubeuren - Relativsätze mit Präpositionen - Part 4 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Barbara tries to get the students to talk about what they don't like about Germany, but the only thing they can come up with is the lack of free water in restaurants and cafes. Barbara, however, admits that when she is in the US, she misses German bread. Meanwhile Jacob, Casie, and Stephanie sort out the meaning of sich kümmern um. Viel Spaß beim Lernen!

Märchen - Sagenhaft - Rumpelstilzchen View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

This wonderful animated version of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Rumpelstiltskin" features the many guises of narrator Bastian Pastewka. "Rumpelstiltskin" seems to have some very ambiguous morals: Lying to the powerful about your daughter is good? Marrying a powerful man is good, even if he is a swine? Never give a rich woman with a baby a second chance? See if you can figure it out!

Der menschliche Körper - Bauch, Beine, Po etc. View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Yabla's own Diane shows us the German terms for the most important parts of the body with the help of her friend and assistant Franca.

Silbermond - Ich bereue nichts View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany

Actor Matthias Schweighöfer stars in this music video from German band Silbermond, which was reportedly inspired by the film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Kopfhörer aufsetzen, Musik aufdrehen!

Kochhaus Berlin - Frische Zutaten erkennen

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

How can you tell if fresh fruits and vegetables are good or not? Chef Tolga von Klein from the Kochhaus restaurant in Berlin has some excellent tips. Guten Appetit!
(video copyright dpa)

J.S. Bach - Cantata BWV 99 - Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Though the Bach Cantatas have some very old-fashioned spellings in German (such as adding an "et" to the end of third person singular verbs instead of just a "t"), the language is still easily understandable, and the music is among the most beautiful ever created. Enjoy!

Deutschkurs in Blaubeuren - Relativsätze mit Präpositionen - Part 3 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Barbara notices that Ian seems to have forgotten how to count in German, and then before the class can get started on relative clauses with verbs and prepositions, Mia and Liz make a great effort to explain sich gewöhnen an. In the end it's all laughs and high-fives! Viel Spaß beim Lernen!

Valentinstag - in Karlsruhe

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German South German

Despite one couple whose idea of a romantic Valentine's Day is to visit the German Constitutional Court, Yabla star reporter Diane still manages to find some people with some more traditional ideas of love. What are you doing with your love one this Valentine's Day?

Zeit - Die Vergangenheit und Zukunft von allem - Part 1 View All Episodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Watch this incredibly well made brief history of time for some astonishing facts about life on earth!
This video has been a collaboration of KURZGESAGT & WAITBUTWHY!

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.