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A Brief History 1914-1918: World War I 1933: National Socialism- Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of the Reich 1939-1945: Second World War 1948: Blockade of Berlin 1961: Berlin Wall is built 1989: Fall of Berlin Wall 1990: German reunification
Language Lessons Hallo, Gruss dich Guten Tag! Ja Nein Bitte Danke Tschus Auf Wiedersehen Es tut mir Leid Enschuldigung Wie bitte? Hello Good day! Yes No Please Thanks Bye (Informal) Bye I am sorry Excuse me I beg your pardon?
States Just like the USA is a country divided into states, Germany is divided into 16 states Each state has a capital as well as other large cities
Cities Texas: –Houston –Austin –Dallas/Ft. Worth Germany: –Berlin –Munich –Frankfurt am Main
Sports Germany (and most of Europe) is famous for their soccer, or fussball In 2006 Germany was home to the World Cup European soccer fans go crazy for their team, do you go crazy over any sport or team?
Food (Essen) Food you might see on a German menu or Speisekarte –Bratwurst –Wienerschnitzel –Sauerkraut –Brotchen –Rindfleisch
Money (Euro) The official money of Europe is EurosThe official money of Europe is Euros Germany used to use deutsche marksGermany used to use deutsche marks Euro coins range from 1 euro cent to 2 eurosEuro coins range from 1 euro cent to 2 euros