Final Thoughts

There were so many great memories that I made during my four weeks in Germany that it’s very difficult for me to choose one. I got to see so many beautiful places, made wonderful friends from several countries and continents, and was able to eat delicious foods from all around Europe. I was fortunate enough…

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Fanweile

EM time in Germany is very special. We might have many sports in the US that the majority of people follow and get excited about, but it isn’t like that in Germany. For Germans, the EM and WM are major events that allow them to show their German pride and support their country. During these…

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New Words I’ve Learned

We’ve been talking about feelings and emotions in my class this past week, and I found this helpful because thus far I’ve only known how to express when I like or don’t like something. That being said, here are some of the new words I’ve learned in order to express myself: Die Wut: Fury I…

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My New Family

Before I came to Germany, I wasn’t expecting to have any sort of special bond with the people who were housing me; I was here to study and experience the German culture and language. However, I already feel very close to and welcomed by the family that I’m staying with. My host-mom and her 9-year-old…

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