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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT, ¿RU?)

Postby DaveBee » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:18 pm

tastyonions wrote:Yeah, my German is still too crappy for extensive reading to be a worthwhile use of my time.

More "study" it is, then.

One and a half years and still feels like I'm nowhere. Ugh.
Do you read german eBooks, with dictionary support?
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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT, ¿RU?)

Postby tastyonions » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:50 pm

DaveBee wrote:Do you read german eBooks, with dictionary support?

No, books are definitely too advanced. I don't enjoy consulting a dictionary once or twice every sentence. Mostly I try to read news articles, oscillating between looking up every unknown word (and despairing because it's so fricking slow) and trying to guess the meaning of words I don't know (and despairing because once the article gets past the easier introductory bits I start stumbling around half-blind).

English helps with German about as much as French helps with Russian.

Okay, I exaggerated there. A bit.
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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT, ¿RU?)

Postby tastyonions » Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:52 pm

Okay, enough whining! Time to get back to work. Just listened to an interview about rising ocean levels and climate change from Deutschlandfunk: link

Maybe the list of new words I made can be useful to someone with a level similar to mine:

der Meeresspiegel: sea level
vorhanden: available
die Messreihe: series of measurements
der Befund: finding
der Pegel: level
die Beschleunigung: acceleration
betragen: to account for
demnach: so, thus
besiedelt: populated, settled
die Auslegung: interpretation
zunächst mal: to begin with
ungebremst: unchecked, unbridled
landen: to land, end up
auf die Bremse treten: to step on the brakes
das Abkommen: convention, agreement
der Verlauf: course, progression
zu Stande kommen: to come about
derzeit: currently
schmelzen: to melt
allmählich: gradual
nachweisbar: provable, verifiable
auflaufen: to accrue, to rise
umsetzen: to implement
verursachen: to cause

Took me probably twenty minutes to do, no looking at the transcript.
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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT, ¿RU?)

Postby tastyonions » Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:29 pm

My brainpower and patience are too low for anything harder than Romance languages.
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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT, ¿RU?)

Postby reineke » Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:50 pm

tastyonions wrote:My brainpower and patience are too low for anything harder than Romance languages.


tastyonions wrote:Okay, enough whining! Time to get back to work.


I like your list, btw.
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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT, ¿RU?)

Postby tastyonions » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:56 pm

Ja, ja, du hast völlig recht. Zuallererst muss ich lernen, geduldiger zu sein.
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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT, ¿RU?)

Postby tastyonions » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:01 pm

Als Statist auf dem amerikanischen Kriegsübungsgebiet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpjxXPcd53Q&t=1s
Der Friedhof der verlassenen Präsidentenstatuen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDIzLR1SIyg&t=4s
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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT, ¿RU?)

Postby tastyonions » Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:47 pm

Quais jornais leem vocês em português? Gosto muito do Público: https://www.publico.pt/

Acabo de dar-me conta de que nunca tenho escrito nada na lingua neste fórum.
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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT)

Postby tastyonions » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:11 pm

Meine Zimmerdecke hat eine Beule:

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Re: Zweitausendachtzehn (DE, FR, ES, IT, PT)

Postby tastyonions » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:17 pm

Die Vermieterin hat mir gesagt, dass ich die Beule durchbohren soll. Ok, gesagt, getan. Aber es tropft immer noch.
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