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Things to know before learning German (Elysse from Elysse Speaks)

Oct. 11, 2020

Elysse is the host of Elysse Speaks, a YouTube channel about her experiences learning multiple languages (including sign language). One of the languages she speaks is German, and I invited her on the podcast to talk about German, what would have been good to know before learning German, and why lea…

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The attraction of Munich, the versatility of “Doch!”, and environmentalism in Germany (Sarah from Canada)

Oct. 4, 2020

Sarah from Canada came to Munich 4 years ago to get her Masters degree. At first the plan was to stay two years (which at the time she felt was too long). But soon she fell in love with Munich and found many reasons to stay. Sarah discusses those reasons with me, as well as how she went about learn…

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RERUN: Living abroad teaches us the power of connections (Anna from Canada)

Aug. 31, 2020

Originally released on September 4th, 2019 (episode #14). Anna Noakes Schulze from Canada presented a TEDx talk called “ Living Abroad Teaches Us the Power of Connections ”, and in it she tells her own expat story to demonstrate how those that we make connections with shape our lives and who we are…

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Trilingualism, switching between languages, and Italian words adopted by German (Carmen from Italy)

June 21, 2020

Being trilingual, maintaining your native language abilities, and some words that German has adopted from Italian.

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You go me on the cookie! (Dana Newman from Wanted Adventure)

May 24, 2020

Dana Newman of Wanted Adventure discusses learning German, how German is NOT orderly, her book “You go me on the cookie!”, and her YouTube channel.

Guest: Dana Newman
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Seven months as an exchange student in Germany (Montana Showalter from the USA)

May 17, 2020

Montana Showalter’s YouTube success, her time in Germany, returning home due to the coronavirus crisis, and the ways that Germany changed her.

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Learning German with apps, and working in the video games industry (Thomas from the UK)

May 10, 2020

Learning German through apps, working for a video games company, and getting angry letters from German neighbors.

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Motivated to adapt by painful social moments (Sindy from Hong Kong)

Feb. 2, 2020

(This is the podcast previously known as Expat Life Germany. In the first few years in Germany, things weren't always easy for Sindy from Hong Kong. As is the experience of many foreigners living abroad, she faced painful and difficult moments. And it was exactly these moments that drove her to not…

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Lori From USA - Teaching English, Learning Languages, and Raising Bilingual Children in Germany

July 1, 2019

Lori from USA has been teaching English in Germany for almost 40 years, so it’s not surprising that she has a thing or two to say about learning new languages. In fact, her language pedigree goes back to even before she moved to Germany, when she was a German high school teacher in the States. In t…