Learning German as a Foreign Language
And what do these two experienced singers think of singing all the great operas in German? That suits Tom Erik Lie ... s going on if the emotions come across. I mean, if a singer sings, ‘Ich liebe dich, ich liebe dich,’ ten times in a row – then ...
A Snappy Slogan? In German? Don't Smile. Try English.
Similarly, German McDonald's switched from its previous slogan, "Every time a good time" to "Ich liebe es," German for "I love it ... The first four words are still German - wir (meaning we), Sie (you), mehr (more) and Leben (life).
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 ...
Vic Does Deutschland
As a broadcaster, journalist and author, taking a week away from the Edinburgh International, Fringe and Book Festivals is a most curious thing to do in August. But when invited by the Initiative Musik gGmbH in Germany to embark upon a week-long tour of ...
Even in English, a Language Gap
He speaks Serbo-Croatian, German and English. Two languages separate us. I don’t speak German but I’ve said “ich liebe dich” plenty of times ... gestures — all risk being lost in translation. In my writing class, I teach my students ...