By ieberz on Apr 11, 2013 in Germany | Comments Off on Freundschaft ist eine Tür zwischen zwei Menschen. Sie kann manchmal knarren, sie kann klemmen, aber sie ist nie verschlossen.
I think this quotation summarizes the meaning of friendship in a really good way and provides a wonderful metaphor. Friendship is something exceptional and incredibly precious. I think when you have found a real friend, then you won’t lose him/her anymore, no matter what has happened.
By ieberz on Feb 24, 2013 in Germany | Comments Off on Das Beste in der Musik steht nicht in den Noten.
German music…I don’t really know where I should start. I think everybody knows that some really famous composers are Germans. Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Georg Friedrich Händel and Wilhelm Richard Wagner are probably the most famous and also today, we have great musicians who remind us about the rich German heritage of classic […]
By ieberz on Feb 7, 2013 in Germany | Comments Off on Education in Germany
Education is so essential and still so different in every country. In Germany even the Bundesländer (states) differ in their concepts of education. Decisions about education like the school system or fees for studying are up to the states. In the state where I come from, the education starts with Kindergarten. You can enter Kindergarten […]
By ieberz on Dec 5, 2012 in Germany | 1 Comment
Ja, ich will… That’s probably the sentence every girl is dreaming of, to hear and say one time in her life. I’m fortunate to have already attended four different weddings. I was at the wedding of my uncle when I was 5 years old, and 3 weddings of my cousins in the last few years. […]
By ieberz on Nov 4, 2012 in Germany | Comments Off on Allerheiligen in Germany
In this entry, I will write about the All Saints Day in Germany. I have to admit that I’m not really well connected to this topic because I’m not deeply religious but I will try to explain it anyway.
By ieberz on Oct 14, 2012 in Germany | Comments Off on Parties in Germany
This time I want to present to you the party system in Germany (and I will try to explain it in comparison to the American system). Christian (the other German writer) will write about the election system in Germany, so if you want to learn about how elections work in Germany, take a look at […]
By ieberz on Sep 30, 2012 in Germany | Comments Off on Hallo!
Hello everybody, My name is Isabelle and I’m the German Language Assistant for the next year. My Hometown is Koblenz. That’s a small city like Salem. That’s where the Moselle flows into the Rhine and of course you can find there “das Deutsche Eck” (German Corner).