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Diese Woche ist «Woche der deutschen Küche»!

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Diese Woche machen Privatkunden eine besondere Aktivität, anstatt den normalen Unterricht zu haben. Sie backen, kochen oder machen ein deutsches Rezept (oder ein österreichisches oder ein schweizerisches Rezept) und schreiben etwas darüber.

Deutsches Essen zu machen ist auch Deutsch lernen. :)

Und Sie dürfen diese Woche mitmachen!

Diese Woche lesen Sie hier drei Rezepte für typische, deutsche Gerichte und es gibt sogar Rezeptkarten, die Sie herunterladen und...

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Join the Easy German Book Club for »Weihnachtskrimi in München«

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The Easy German Book Club is back!

Easy German Book Club is a place for German learners and enthusiasts to gather and discuss a German book, especially those of you who aren't part of a regular class or lessons.

On December 5th you can join us to discuss the book «Weihnachtskrimi in München», a part of the Detektiv Müller series from Klett Publishing.

We'll meet once for 90 minutes and we'll meet in my Adobe Connect online classroom. You can join via your smartphone,...

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Easy German Book Club: Weihnachtskrimi in München

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The Easy German Book Club is back!

Easy German Book Club is a place for German learners and enthusiasts to gather and discuss a German book, especially those of you who aren't part of a regular class or lessons.

On December 5th you can join us to discuss the book "Weihnachtskrimi in München," a part of the Detektiv Müller series from Klett Publishing.

We'll meet once for 90 minutes and we'll meet in my Adobe Connect online classroom. You can join via your smartphone, tablet or...

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Rescheduled: "Aufregung an der Nordsee"

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Escape winter with us and "Aufregung an der Nordsee" in February!

This Buchgemeinschaft (Book Club) meeting was rescheduled because so many participants had caught the crud. Hopefully everyone will be healthier in February and everyone can enjoy the story more.

"Aufregung an der Nordsee" is an easy, 30-page read for A1 German students. It's a fun, family-friendly story with a bit of suspense.

Lesen Sie mit? Here's a short excerpt to whet your appetite:

"Nach dem Abitur verbringt Paula...

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Lesen Sie "Aufregung an der Nordsee"?

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Update: This Buchgemeinschaft has been rescheduled for February 9 & 23, 2019

Escape winter with us and read "Aufregung an der Nordsee"!

"Aufregung an der Nordsee" is an easy, 30-page read for A1 German speakers. It's a fun, family-friendly story with a bit of suspense.

Lesen Sie mit? Here's a short excerpt to whet your appetite:

"Nach dem Abitur verbringt Paula zusammen mit ihrer Tante eine Woche auf der Nordseeinsel Norderney. Aber gibt es auf Norderney überhaupt andere...

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Samstag: Book Club resumes!

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Samstag ist wieder Buchgemeinschaft! Hurra!

Skifahren...Schnee...Spannung!

This Saturday the Beginner's Level Book Club resumes with Abenteuer im Schnee, an easy, 30-page read for beginners and those of you refreshing your basic German skills. It's a fun, family-friendly story with a little bit of suspense.

Lesen Sie mit? Here's a short excerpt so you can tell if this book is the right level for you:

In Bayern, in Ruhpolding, lernen Robert und seine Schwester Sonja beim Skifahren Benno...

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No Time to Read the Book Club Book? No problem!

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"Oh, Nicole, ich habe keine Zeit gehabt!

Ich muss noch das Buch für heute Abend lesen."

"Oh, Nicole, I haven't had any time.

I still have to read the book for tonight."

Warte mal! Wait!

You don't have to read the book before book club tonight. Even if you haven't read the book you can still come to Buchgemeinschaft. It's ok if you haven't read or finished the book. We'll talk about it, so it might give away parts of the book, but who cares?! It's not about the intricacy of the story,...

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Was lesen Sie am Wochenende?

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Lesen Sie eine Zeitschrift?

Oder lesen Sie einen Krimi?

Have you ever tried reading a book in German? If not, then I've got a wonderful suggestion for you.

"Gefahr am Strand" is a 30-page book written in German at an A1 (beginner's) level. Each chapter is 1-3 pages long and the whole story takes place in Sankt Peter-Ording, a popular vacation destination for Germans.

Here's the description from the back cover:

"Toni, 15, freut sich riesig auf die Sommerferien. Er möchte mit seinen...

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Buchgemeinschaft Sept. 11: Gefahr am Strand

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Die beliebte Buchgemeinschaft ist zurück!

Our popular book club is back!

The September, 2018 Buchgemeinschaft selection is

"Gefahr am Strand" by Andrea Maria Wagner.

Because we are not yet done with summer! Wir sind noch nicht mit dem Sommer fertig!

"Gefahr am Strand" is from the "Stadt, Land, Fluss..." series, which is wonderful because the books

  • have short chapters of 1-3 pages so you can read it quickly.
  • take place in actual locations you can visit in Germany so it's realistic.
  • use...

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Register Now for "Blinder Passagier" - Starts Tuesday!

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The next Buchgemeinschaft meeting begins next week on Dienstag, der 15. Mai. If you're interested in joining us, I invite you to check out the details below and in the event posting (click the button at the bottom).

Buchgemeinschaft is an easy-reader book club for clients at the A1-A2 levels of German. This month's story is Blinder Passagier, about a stow-away on a boat motoring down the Rhine River. The story has short chapters of just 1-3 pages and uses mainly the present tense. It's...

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