This part of the blog will be all about the city Leipzig. We will share knowledge, experiences and even give top tips for events, eating out and even jobs
Claims of a revolutionary achievement: hydrogen turned into a metal-like state ©Harvard University After 80 years in which scientists have been trying to transform hydrogen into metal, it is now believed that this goal has finally been met. Last week, researchers Ranga Dias and Isaac Silvera from Harvard University published the results of their experiments in the Science Magazine, claiming that they managed to make …
TODAY'S IDIOM 31 JANUARY 2017 ENGLISH IDIOM: an open book EXAMPLE: Everyone knows the queen, her life is an open book. GERMAN IDIOM: wie ein offenes Buch sein
TODAY'S WORD 31 JANUARY 2017 ENGLISH WORD: bookmark (n) DEUTSCH: das Lesezeichen EXAMPLE: I just use a photo or any piece of paper as a bookmark.
BUSINESS WORD 31 JANUARY 2017 BUSINESS ENGLISCH: Automated Teller Machine (ATM) (n) DEUTSCH: der Geldautomat BEISPIEL: Excuse me, do you know where I can find the next ATM?
Politics generates a new literary trend The radical changes which have been occurring on the world’s political scene in the last few months seem to have increased readers‘ appetite for dystopian novels. Alarmed by what seems to be a fall of democracy and by the uncertainty of a new world order, more and more people show an interest in classics such as George Orwell’s 1984 …
BUSINESS WORD 1 FEBRUARY 2017 BUSINESS ENGLISCH: to withdraw (v) DEUTSCH: etwas abheben BEISPIEL: Before we go to the cinema I have to withdraw money from the ATM.
TODAY'S IDIOM 3 FEBRUARY 2017 ENGLISH IDIOM: to be in someone´s good books EXAMPLE: I’m trying to get back in her good books. GERMAN IDIOM: bei jemandem einen Stein im Brett haben
TODAY'S WORD 2 FEBRUARY 2017 ENGLISH WORD: dog-ear (n) DEUTSCH: das Eselsohr EXAMPLE: I don´t mind dog-ears in my books, it means they have been read a few times.
TODAY'S WORD 30 JANUARY 2017 ENGLISH WORD: bookshop (n) DEUTSCH: der Buchladen EXAMPLE: I enjoy just sitting in a bookshop rummaging through new books.
RB Leipzig defeat Glasgow Rangers 4-0 in friendly match Image: ©lvz.de The streets of Leipzig were filled with fans of the Scottish champions Glasgow Rangers on Sunday, the fifteenth of January, before the team’s friendly match against the local RB Leipzig. In spite of the cold and snowy weather, the 8,000 Scots attending the match marched from the city’s marketplace to the football stadium, doing their …