Leipzig English

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

Scott vom Leipzig Englisch trifft Prinz Charles

Prinz Charles in Leipzig

Mein Treffen mit H.R.H. Prinz Charles in Leipzig – eine Ehre und ein Privileg Hin und wieder bekommt man die Chance etwas Großartiges und Bedeutendes im Leben zu machen. Bitte verstehen Sie mich nicht falsch, meine Arbeit als Englischtrainer ist jeden Tag aufs Neue erfüllend. Aber vor Kurzem hatte ich die Möglichkeit etwas zu erleben, dass mich und alle meine Freunde, meine Familie und sogar …

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Mythen Englischkurse von Leipzig Englisch


Mythen über das Lernen und Lehren der englischen Sprache Ich bin ein großer Fan von Mythen - das sind Geschichten, die wir uns selbst und einander erzählen, die in Wirklichkeit nicht auf wahren Fakten beruhen. In diesem Artikel werde ich 4 Mythen auseinandernehmen, die weit verbreitet sind in der Welt von Englisch als Fremdsprache (EFL – English as a foreign language). Diese Mythen werden häufig …


Christmas Market Leipzig

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M as in Moritz Bastion

M as in Moritz Bastion The Moritz Bastion was built between 1551 and 1554 and was named after Moritz, Elector of Saxony. It is the only preserved medieval city fortification in Leipzig. During the Seven-Years-War (1756 – 1763) the buildings lost its military function. It served as storage for trade goods and as workplace for book printers and bell founders. From 1796 onwards, the Moritz …

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K as in Kleinmesse Leipzig

K as in Kleinmesse Leipzig The Kleinmesse takes place twice a year for approximately one month in spring (April/May) and one month in autumn (September/October). It features carrousels, shooting ranges, autoscooter, food trucks and many more. Every Kleinmesse starts and ends with fireworks. The Kleinmesse has a close history with the trade fair in Leipzig. Whenever the trade fair took place entertainment was offered as …

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H as in Hauptbahnhof Leipzig The central railway terminus in Leipzig is the world´s largest station measured by floor area. It handles an average of 120.000 people per day. The station has 19 overground platforms and two underground ones. After the German reunification the station was modernised and two basement levels were dug out to make room for a shopping mall. On the closed track …

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G as in Gohlis Palace

G as in Gohlis Palace Caspar Richter, a Leipzig merchant and architect, commissioned the building as a summer palace in 1756. The land belonged to his wife, Christiana Regina Richter. The merchant died before the palace was finished – the construction took longer than anticipated due to the high payments he had to make during the Seven Year´s War. Christiana Regina remarried and the interior …

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The Battle of Leipzig / Battle of the Nations

The Battle of Leipzig / Battle of the Nations The battle was fought from October 16th – 19th 1813 in Leipzig between a coalition of Russia, Prussia, Austria and Sweden against France on the other side. The coalition was led by the Russian Tsar Alexander I and the battle ended in a decisive loss for Napoleon and his army. It was the largest battle in …

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C as in Clara-Zetkin-Park

C as in Clara-Zetkin-Park The Clara-Zatkin-Park is located on the edge of the Music district southwest of the city centre in Leipzig. It links the southern and northern part of the Auenwald. In 1955 the areas Scheibenholzpark, König-Albert-Park, Palmengarten and Johannapark were combined to form the Clara-Zetkin-Park. Ground-breaking ceremony took place in January 1955 and just four month later the park was opened to the …

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