Angela, Ich Liebe Dich.
Last week, the Guardian published a piece by Jochen Hung on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s popularity ... Merkel has always fascinated me as both a researcher and writer, I mean, when was the last time we heard someone accuse her of wearing an ill ...
Even in English, a Language Gap
But I sensed that when he cursed in English it was just a sound to him, because when I curse in a foreign language ... German and English. Two languages separate us. I don’t speak German but I’ve said “ich liebe dich” plenty of times and it never ...
Ich Liebe Dich, Je T’aime: France and Germany Celebrate 50 years
It may be a difficult marriage, born of proximity and convenience rather than passion, but today German Chancellor Angela Merkel and ... to be the one that will work better in the end. If it does, it will have its shrewdly mild leaders to thank.
Ode to joy of learning German in a choir robe
Our assignment: sing Friedrich Schiller’s Ode to Joy as part of the ... Even so, it’s clear why German is not one of the romance languages. Even terms of endearment sound harsh. “I love you” translates to “Ich liebe dich.”
Britain, ich liebe dich
English humour depends more on double-meanings, while the more rigorous structure of German means that its humour is based on ideas more than plays on words. Despite this, Germany's love of British comedy extends to Blackadder and Fawlty Towers ...