‘Lockdown’ voted Germany’s English word of the year

‘Lockdown’ voted Germany’s English word of the year

The term "lockdown," which has become common for closures and contact restrictions during the coronavirus crisis, has been chosen as the 2020 "Anglicism of the Year."

Seven English words Germans get hilariously wrong
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Seven English words Germans get hilariously wrong

How do Germans compare to the rest of Europe when it comes to speaking English?

How do Germans compare to the rest of Europe when it comes to speaking English?

Learn a language in three months (and get all your lessons for free)
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Learn a language in three months (and get all your lessons for free)

How German has completely fuddled up my English (and how I’ve dealt with it)
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How German has completely fuddled up my English (and how I’ve dealt with it)

AfD calls for end to English in NRW primary schools so kids can focus on German

AfD calls for end to English in NRW primary schools so kids can focus on German

Why some foreigners live in Germany without mastering the language

Why some foreigners live in Germany without mastering the language

‘Germans who speak English in Berlin are provincial’: Merkel ally attacks hipsters again

‘Germans who speak English in Berlin are provincial’: Merkel ally attacks hipsters again

Is too much English spoken in Berlin restaurants?

Is too much English spoken in Berlin restaurants?

Students demand retake of English test with ‘mumbly’ Prince Harry speech

Students demand retake of English test with ‘mumbly’ Prince Harry speech

8 simple (and hilarious) German words that unlock amazing secrets in English

8 simple (and hilarious) German words that unlock amazing secrets in English

Here’s where Germans speak the best (and worst) English

Here’s where Germans speak the best (and worst) English

The one German word English speakers need this winter

The one German word English speakers need this winter

Germans love English adverts – but don’t understand them

Germans love English adverts – but don’t understand them

Germany slips out of global top ten in English

Germany slips out of global top ten in English

25 years of learning English in East Germany

25 years of learning English in East Germany

Minster wows crowds with Denglisch

Minster wows crowds with Denglisch

Top university switches master’s to English

Top university switches master’s to English

Ten English words only Germans use

Ten English words only Germans use

Spiegel Online slashes English section

Spiegel Online slashes English section

Only a few Germans say their English is good

Only a few Germans say their English is good

Twelve English words made up by Germans

Twelve English words made up by Germans

Finance minister admits his English isn’t good

Finance minister admits his English isn’t good

Ramsauer mans ramparts against English

Ramsauer mans ramparts against English

The Local launches America’s News in British English

The Local launches America’s News in British English

Campaign kicks off for German language revival

Campaign kicks off for German language revival

Deutsche Bahn to ditch English

Deutsche Bahn to ditch English

Courts hear business cases in English

Courts hear business cases in English

Young Germans driving spike in English-language book sales

Young Germans driving spike in English-language book sales

Schools flunk early English instruction

Schools flunk early English instruction