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DSH test in German

Earlier we wrote about TestDaF, which is needed for international students to prove sufficient knowledge of German for university study. There is a second test for the same purpose – this is DSH, an abbreviation for Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang ausländischer Studienbewerber (German language exam for admission of foreign applicants to higher education institutions)….

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Units of measurement in Germany

The units of measurement in Germany are the same as in the rest of Europe (with the exception of Great Britain), i.e. metric system. But sometimes pounds are used to measure weight – “das Pfund (e)”. Pounds measure mass not as often as kilograms, but if you need to buy 450 grams of cottage cheese,…

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Unions in german language

The topic that many of you have already come across is in German unions. It is not difficult, but many points require more detailed consideration. Let’s start with four unions that connect two equally important main sentences (Hauptsatz): “aber” (“but”), “denn” (“since”), “und” (“and”), “oder” (“or” ). Ich trinke Kaffee nicht, aber Tee trinke ich…

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