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Ask Ann: How to get more contact with locals to practice German?

The Question: I am Canadian and I have been living in GK for 3 months now. I have been studying German on my own and with a teacher once a week but I find that I get little contact with the locals in order to practice. I find that just going to the supermarket or […]

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St. Martin’s Day by Ann

 Text By Ann Rath   Have you lately noticed people in the area with lanterns, marching through your town or village and you were wondering what that was? Maybe you have heard of the traditional lantern parade called St. Martin which takes place every year at the beginning of November. We remember this altruistic Roman […]

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How to Tip at a German Restaurant

This is our first “Ask Ann!”  If you have a question for Ann, use the contact form above! Did you know that German waiting staff get paid a certain amount per hour and therefore have a regular basic income? The tips they get are a little extra for them. That’s why you can sit forever […]

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Ask a Local… Ask Ann.

Look up.  Do you see that new tab in the menu bar?  Ask Ann? This is truly amazing.  Some of you already know and love Ann Rath, but for the rest of you, you’re in luck.  Ann is going to have a column here at Living In GK and she’s ready to answer YOUR questions.  […]

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