In the podcast for 27 February 2014, a young German woman talks about her experiences in the United States. Nele Falldorf spent a year working as an au pair.
In March in our workbook, Spotlight plus: talking about the future, negotiating, the language of air travel. Practice makes perfect! Practise with plus!
The podcast for 20 February 2014 brings you part of our column American Life. This time, you'll find out about columnist Ginger Kuenzel's new job — as a local politician.
(US youth slang) unusually and extremely good (der Oberhammer)
represent something the way it ought to be represented (etw. gerecht werden)
Mike Pilewski on the president's State of the Union speech: "Barack Obama told only part of the story."
We are all ambassadors of our country when we're abroad. By going to North Korea, however, eccentric basketball player Dennis Rodman has taken this idea to a new level, writes Mike Pilewski.
Keeping Wisconsin's roads clear of ice is a priority, but it's an expensive one. In an attempt to save money, the state has found an answer in cheese — or more specifically, the salt water that is left over from the cheese-making process.
"What is the next big, bleeding-edge thing?" a reader asked. Mike Pilewski says Amazon already has the answer.
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