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Christmas Kiss Cookies

Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013: Weihnachtsbusserl (Christmas Kisses)

It took me forever to figure out what I was going to make for this year’s Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. Last year I made Heidesand mit Meersalz, a delicious German shortbread cookie. This year I was all ready to make chocolate biscotti because, honestly, I’d never eaten biscotti before. Then at the last minute …

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Returning to German Lessons, Part 3

After nine writing assignments and approximately six months, I have completed my German lessons! I took a correspondence course with the Goethe-Institut for writing training. It was generally a good experience overall and something I’m glad that I did. But there were little things that frustrated me.

Returning to German Lessons, Part 2

I’m halfway done with my return to formal German lessons. It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. Of my nine assignments, I’ve completed four. (OK, not technically halfway done but that’s about as good as it gets.) For the most part, my experience with Goethe Institute’s Besser Deutsch program has been really positive.

German Language News

I’ve been highlighting practicing listening skills with videos and radio. Now I’d like to focus on practicing those all important reading skills with some German language news and magazines. There are lots of German language newspapers and magazines available online for free. Each publication is going to be a different level of difficulty so it …

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