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Welcome to the online social media page of the UK-German Youth Ambassadors!

Translatedly Speaking...

Hollie

Posted by Hollie, 24/06/2013

Last modified by Hollie, 24/06/2013

An in-depth understanding of other tongues and cultures is vital given the huge scope for misinterpretation within the sphere of languages – or is it…? In a hotel in Athens, visitors are advised...

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Neues Jahr - Alte Probleme ?!

Tom F.

Posted by Tom F., 17/01/2013

Last modified by Tom F., 17/01/2013

Wir schreiben 2013, leben im 21. Jahrhundert und können Krankheiten heilen, welche vor Jahren als unheilbar galten, schicken Menschen zum Mond und erkunden selbst die kleinsten Winkel unseres...

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BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Award

Anna

Posted by Anna, 11/12/2012

Last modified by Jessica Salmon, 12/12/2012

With the fantastically successful Olympic and Paralympic games of the summer now over and, for many in Britain the cold, wet clutches of winter drawing in, images of sportsmen and women in shorts and...

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The virally infectious ‘meme’

Jessi

Posted by Jessi, 04/04/2012

Last modified by Jessi, 04/04/2012

The latest craze to sweep facebook, blogs and inboxes is the phenomenon of memes. Pronounced ‘meem’, these tasty bytes are pictures overlaid with bold white text portraying a sarcastic, ironic or...

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A Taste of German Cinema

Jessi

Posted by Jessi, 18/03/2012

Last modified by Jessi, 18/03/2012

This January students were lucky enough to see the charming and quirky Almanya: Welcome to Germany at the Institut Français. Released in 2011, this award-winning comedy follows three generations of...

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Best dressed at Karneval

Posted by Jessica Salmon, 24/02/2012

Last modified by Jessica Salmon, 24/02/2012

Last week I visited Solingen, a town in Nordrhein-Westfalen, for an exchange and luckily I was there for Karneval season. Cologne and Düsseldorf are the cities that are most renowned for...

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Deutsch-Britisches Schülerforum ist online!

Katha

Posted by Katha, 03/02/2012

Last modified by Katha, 03/02/2012

Ihr habt einen Botschafter an eurer Schule?! Dann ist das hier genau das Richtige: Das Deutsch-Britische Schülerforum der Jugendbtoschafter ist online! Schaut einmal rein und fragt einfach an, dort...

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Vikas Swarup's Q&A - Review

Katha

Posted by Katha, 29/01/2012

Last modified by Katha, 29/01/2012

“A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life.” - Saul Bellow Vikas Swarup, winner of 8 oscars for his first fictional...

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Gated communities - solution to protect people against any mischief?

Katha

Posted by Katha, 07/12/2011

Last modified by Katha, 07/12/2011

In this essay I am going to illustrate the topic of gated communities and I would like to look more closely to the statement: “Gated communities are a good solution to protect people against any...

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"Would you like salt and vinegar on that?"

Jessi

Posted by Jessi, 04/12/2011

Last modified by Jessica Salmon, 06/12/2011

When no other greasy, deep-fried fast-food can cut it, the British culinary delight of Fish 'n' Chips never fails to disappoint. On dark, damp evenings, the smell of sizzling batter and piping hot...

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In a nutshell

UK-German Youth Ambassadors run projects for young people in their area and enthuse them for the language and culture of the other country