Tagged with language

English bookshops in Neukölln

Álvaro Sendra González rounds up a choice list of English-speaking bookshops in Neukölln. Continue reading

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Learn German the Berlin Way

I always say there are two types of expats in Berlin; the language people – those who have a real interest in German, have studied it at university or work as translators – and the rest of us. Continue reading

Translation Idol

Far better than Pop Idol, Translation Idol is a regular Berlin event in which contestants battle it out to provide the best translation of a German text in English. The winners get…erm, nothing much really, but it’s an illuminating exercise. The competition is organised by No Mans Land, the magazine of German literature in translation, and the fourth one took place at … Continue reading