Has anyone ever died from culture shock? Four students discuss their experiences of global exchanges.
How have the lyrics of German and American hip hop evolved over the past 20 years? In this podcast, we examine artists like Freundeskreis, Tupac and 50 Cent.
Aren’t there some words missing from the English language…? From Weltschmerz to Torschlusspanik, find out about the top 6 words that German has and English doesn’t.
What do German students learn – and NOT learn – in their English classes at school? Gain a better understanding of how English is taught in German schools, and why some German speakers have strong accents.
When you think of Germany, do you immediately think of Munich, Weizenbier and Oktoberfest? Most tourists only know about Bavaria – but Germany is so much more than that! Discover some new German gems in Berlin, Düsseldorf and Hamburg.
Are Germans obsessed with the TV show Tatort? Running since the 1970’s and with a near-cult following, what can the continuing popularity of this show – “Crime Scene” in English – say about German culture today?
What do English birds and German cats have in common? Ever wondered what a “Holzweg” might be? And does the apple also not fall far from German trees? Find out the answers by listening to the latest episode of Radio1 Talk, now available as podcast!