Month: January 2017

WORD: Temperature

TODAY'S WOD 27 JANUARY 2017 ENGLISH WORD: temperature (n) DEUTSCH: die Temperatur EXAMPLE: According to the weather forecast the temperature will drop drastically over the weekend.

IDIOM: LULL BEFORE STORM

TODAY'S IDIOM 27 JANUARY 2017 ENGLISH IDIOM: the lull before the storm EXAMPLE: My family is coming soon and this is just the lull before the storm.  GERMAN IDIOM: die Ruhe vor dem Sturm

IDIOM: FAIR-WEATHER FRIEND

TODAY'S IDIOM 26 JANUARY 2017 ENGLISH IDIOM: to be a fair-weather friend EXAMPLE: I thought I could count on Bill, but I’ve discovered he’s just a fair-weather friend. GERMAN IDIOM: ein Schönwetterfreund sein

Warmest year on record

2016 – the hottest year ever recorded It has been confirmed that 2016 was the hottest year since 1880, when humans started measuring global average temperatures. According to NASA (the National Air and Space Administration) and NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), 2016 overtook the previous titleholder, 2015, by 0.04 degrees Celsius, becoming the …

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Brexit outline

British PM Theresa May reveals an outline of her plans for Brexit An atmosphere of uncertainty and confusion spread throughout the UK, Europe and the world as a whole following the referendum which decided Britain‘s separation from the EU, as many questions were left without an answer for longer than half a year. However, in …

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