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Re: German group

Postby antstronaut » Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:40 am

IronMike wrote:This will be a weird question for all of you, but here goes.

There's a video series for German called Deutsch Extr@. It's fun and cute.

I wonder, do any of you know if there is an Italian video which is similar?

(I'm also going to ask this in the Italian group.)


Are you specifically looking for a funny sitcom with the somewhat easy-to-follow language that they use?
Not sure if this will be any help or fits your criteria, but BBC had few Italian shows that used to air, and they use rather simple language. BBC Italianissimo and BBC Talk Italian are the ones I can remember.

(Sidenote: Does anyone else remember Deutsch Plus?)
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Re: German group

Postby Le Baron » Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:55 pm

antstronaut wrote:(Sidenote: Does anyone else remember Deutsch Plus?)


Nico! Don't fall into the trap of the drug smugglers!

"Langsam... wiederholen Sie bitte...Ich spreche...nicht so gut."
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Re: German group

Postby Kraut » Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:50 pm

How useful is Wikipedia?
subtitles equal audio perfectly


https://www.ardmediathek.de/video/plane ... WUyYjk4Zg/

https://www.planet-wissen.de/video-wiki ... e-100.html
Wikipedia – Was bringt die freie Enzyklopädie?

Planet Wissen. 13.04.2021. 58:09 Min.. UT. Verfügbar bis 13.04.2026. ARD-alpha.

Wikipedia wurde 2001 gegründet und zählt zu den weltweit meistbesuchten Internetseiten. Die Grundidee ist, freies Wissen für alle, geschrieben von allen, kontrolliert durch alle anzubieten. Das schafft aber auch Probleme, denn die Artikel werden von Privatpersonen unentgeltlich geschrieben, ohne Gewähr für die Richtigkeit. Und nur etwa zehn Prozent der Beteiligten sind Frauen. Auch in Wahlkämpfen spielen tendenziöse Wikipedia-Artikel zunehmend eine Rolle.

With "Mediathekview" and "https://subtitlestranslator.com/" you can get the video with bilingual subtitles
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Re: German group

Postby Kraut » Wed Apr 21, 2021 5:30 pm

Kekule has a very elaborate talking style

Kekulés Corona-Kompass


TEXT and excellent AUDIO

https://www.mdr.de/nachrichten/podcast/ ... en100.html

Kekulé #172: Was man über die indische Mutante weiß
Warnings about the Indian coronavirus mutation B.1.617 - how seriously should they be taken? Then: Do cerebral vein thromboses also occur with mRNA vaccines? And: What is a "corona toe"?
Warnungen vor der indischen Coronavirus-Mutation B.1.617 – wie ernst sind sie zu nehmen? Dann: Gibt es Hirnvenenthrombosen auch bei mRNA-Impfstoffen? Und: Was ist ein „Corona-Zeh“?

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Kekulés Corona-Kompass, Folge 172 als Textversion Download


https://www.mdr.de/nachrichten/podcast/ ... g-100.html
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Re: German group

Postby Kraut » Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:17 pm

grammis

grammis is a scientific information system on German grammar that presents current research results, explanations and background knowledge.
grammis ist ein wissenschaftliches Informationssystem zur deutschen Grammatik, das aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse, Erklärungen und Hintergrundwissen präsentiert.


https://grammis.ids-mannheim.de/

https://grammis.ids-mannheim.de/forschung

https://grammis.ids-mannheim.de/grundwissen

https://grammis.ids-mannheim.de/ressourcen

https://grammis.ids-mannheim.de/konnektoren/407116
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Re: German group

Postby Iversen » Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:19 pm

Kraut: this may be a thread about German resources, but "Study groups" still is an Anglophone part of the forum. It's a borderline case because people who read the thread probably already can read messages in German (more or less well), but you can't count on that.
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Re: German group

Postby Kraut » Fri Apr 23, 2021 10:50 am

Documentary - buying a house

with man-made subtitles, translate with https://subtitlestranslator.com/ to get parallel subtitles, if played with LingoPlayer you can use its line-per-line forward button


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uOLlpyZDlA

A film about the dream of owning your own home and how families fight to make it come true.In fact, buying a plot of land or a property is more difficult than it has been for a long time. The prices for building land and the construction costs for one's own four walls have been rising rapidly for years. Not only in the metropolises, but also in smaller towns, land and property prices have more than doubled in some cases in the past ten years alone.


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Re: German group

Postby tungemål » Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:13 am

Sie sind ein penibler Mensch...

Does penibel have negative or positive connotations in German? It seems to be a translation of fastidious, which means "concerned about accuracy and detail" - so not necessarily negative.
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Re: German group

Postby alexkelbo » Wed Apr 28, 2021 1:04 pm

I think it depends on context, the exact phrasing, and whether or not the speaker agrees that "penibel" is either necessary or annoying in the particular situation.

Sie sind aber penibel!
Er ist ist ein ganz schön penibler Mensch.
Warum musst du immer so penibel sein?

In these cases, it is more negative.

Unser Chef ist sehr penibel bei seiner Arbeit.
Bei dieser Aufgabe musst du besonders penibel sein.

Here, it is more positive.

However, if you say "Unser Chef ist sehr penibel bei seiner Arbeit. Das geht mir auf den Keks!" it turns to the negative again. And "Warum musst du immer so penibel sein?" could be meant as a tongue-in-cheek way of giving someone a complement for a job well done. The intention of the speaker is very important.
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Re: German group

Postby Kraut » Wed Apr 28, 2021 2:16 pm

"Pedantisch" is the negative "penibel"-
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