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25
Apr
2014

Hello listeners,

You’ve likely heard of a recent Internet security vulnerability, named “Heartbleed,” which impacted many websites. Don’t worry, your German language progress won’t be affected!

The security and trust of our users is important to us, and so we’d like to let you know that your GermanPod101 account is completely secure.

Moreover, we’ve taken extra steps to ensure the safety of your account and details so you can continue learning German the fast, fun and easy way!

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  • The vulnerability was fixed immediately by our team after it was exposed
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German Word of the Day - hill (noun)


24
Apr
2014

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Hügel hill (noun)

Auf der Spitze des Hügels steht eine Marmorstatue.
On top of the hill sits a marble statue.

über den Hügel
over the hill

Hügel in der Landschaft
hill in the countryside

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German Word of the Day - e-mail (noun)


23
Apr
2014

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E-Mail e-mail (noun)

Ich bleibe durch E-Mails in Kontakt mit meinen Freunden und Mitarbeitern.
I keep in touch with my friends and coworkers by e-mail.

Meine Freunde wollen, dass ich ihnen eine E-Mail schreibe, wenn ich zu Hause ankomme.
My friends want me to e-mail them when I get home.

E-Mail-Adresse
e-mail address

Maile mir.
E-mail me.

E-Mail abrufen
check e-mail

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German Word of the Day - physics (noun)


22
Apr
2014

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Physik physics (noun)

Der Nobelpreis in Physik ist einer der 5 Nobelpreise gegründet von Alfred Nobel aus Schweden.
The Nobel Prize in Physics is one of the 5 Nobel prizes established by Alfred Nobel of Sweden.

Ich kenne die Grundlagen der Physik.
I know the basics of physics.

Quantenphysik
quantum physics

physikalische Gleichung
physics formula

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German Word of the Day - whiskey (noun)


21
Apr
2014

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Whiskey whiskey (noun)

Nach einem Whiskey braucht man ein Bier
A shot of whiskey needs a beer chaser.

Whiskey ist ein alkoholisches Getränk, der aus Getreide wie Mais und Roggenmalz hergestellt wird.
Whiskey is an alcohol made from grains, including corn and malted rye.

Whiskey aus Roggenmalz
malted rye whiskey

Whiskey auf Eis
whiskey on the rocks

ein Schnapsglas voll Whiskey
shot of whiskey

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21
Apr
2014

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German Word of the Day - explain (verb)


20
Apr
2014

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erklären explain (verb)

Der Mann erklärt die Idee.
The man is explaining the idea.

Er erklärte es sehr verständlich.
He explained it very clearly.

Der Professor erklärt das Diagramm.
The professor explains the diagram.

Der Professor hat das Diagramm erklärt.
The professor explained the diagram.

eine Idee erklären
explain an idea

Erkläre deine Aktionen.
explain your actions

ein Diagramm erklären
explain a diagram

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German Word of the Day - desk (noun)


19
Apr
2014

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Schreibtisch desk (noun)

Das schwarze Telefon ist auf dem Schreibtisch.
The black telephone is on the desk.

Es sind Stühle, Bücher und ein Schreibtisch im Arbeitszimmer.
There are chairs, books, and a desk in the study.

auf dem Schreibtisch
on the desk

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German Word of the Day - flight (noun)


18
Apr
2014

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Flug flight (noun)

Der Flug geht in einer Stunde.
The flight will leave in one hour.

Bordkarte für den Flug
boarding pass for the flight

schneller Flug
quick flight

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German Word of the Day - bear (noun)


17
Apr
2014

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Bär bear (noun)

Bären sind starke Tiere.
Bears are strong animals.

Der Braunbär rennt im Fluss.
The brown bear is running in the river.

Der Grizzly-Bär rennt im Fluss.
The grizzly bear is running in the river.

weißer Eisbär
white polar bear

großer Braunbär
big brown bear

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