I believe that the Radio D course is the most basic and easier course between the various courses available in the Deutsche Welle website. Officially, the course is designed for students with little or no knowledge of German, that is, for students who are in the A1 and A2 levels. And, is focused more on basic listening.
In the course Radio D we follow the routine of Phillip, a young reporter who starts working at Radio D. He works with the reporters Paula and Ayhan. But these are not the only characters. In the course there are also others important characters: Compu, a talking computer that does researches; Eulalia, a curious and talkative owl; and, Josefine, the woman responsible for cleaning the office. In the second part of the course, Ayhan no longer participates and another character enters the scene, the new intern in the editorial room: Jan Becker.
“Plurality of languages: […] It is crucial 1. that there are many languages and that they differ not only in vocabulary, but also in grammar, and so in mode of thought and 2. that all languages are learnable.”
Languages: English, German, Hebrew, French and Latin
The film tells a part of the biography of the famous Jewish philosopher of German origin Hannah Arendt (Barbara Sukowa). Established in the United States, she is already a respected intellectual when she offers to the New Yorker magazine to cover the trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann. She follows the trial in Israel and then publish five articles in the New Yorker. However, by putting the articles that there was collaboration of Jews in Nazi logistics, Arendt is heavily criticized, especially by the Jewish community.
I’ll try not to get into another social network in the coming months. I wanted to do a blog on Tumblr has been a while, but the page is only concretized now.
As I am very curious, I would like to put a lot of links, jokes, photos, videos, quotes there, but I prefer to let the longs texts here and post the fast and varied stuff on Tumblr.
I will continue to put my studies on Twitter and the Facebook page is a place for people to express their views and participate as they wish.
The language that I’ve been studying is French, I don’t know much about French music, but I’ll put here some artists I listen to.
Christophe Maé is a French pop singer of great success. The songs are mostly acoustic and his has varied influences.
The last post was about Spanish music, so today, of course I going to talk about some Brazilian artists.
I particularly like the pop-rock bands that emerged in the 80s. But I going to put here different music genres.
Legião was a band that emerged in the 80s and ended in 1996 with the death of the lead singer Renato Russo, one of the most talented songwriters that Brazil has ever had. The lyrics deal with various topics, such as politics, love, sexuality … The compositions are very well made and are worth it.
Music is the universal language of mankind. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This quote inspired me to write this post. Music is one of the best ways to improve pronunciation, vocabulary and listening of the language.
Here are some artists who sing Spanish:
The first song I learned in Spanish was “Estoy aquí” by Shakira. At this time she was not even blonde. Shakira is a name extremely important for Latin music and her sound goes far beyond “Hips Don’t Lie”. I recommend the album “Pies Descalzos”, my favorite.
Well, you’re a self-taught student, have already gone through the basics of the language, but you don’t have anyone to practice? Your problems are over!
There are several websites that help you to find a partner to talk with. Here I will list some of them.