Thursday, November 6, 2014

LLPC : German Edition

One of the best ways to learn a language is through incorporating it into your daily life, and a seamless way to incorporate it in is through finding TV shows, songs, and movies in that language. Here at the LRC, we embrace various ways of learning languages, and so we have created a blog series called Learning Languages through Pop Culture (LLPC) dedicated to helping you learn languages through popular culture!




TV and Soap Operas


Lindenstra├če is a TV soap opera set on the street of the same name revolving around the lives of very unique, unusual characters. 
http://www.ardmediathek.de/tv/Lindenstra%C3%9Fe/Sendung?documentId=5280&bcastId=5280


Ard Media Athek - Feeling like some German TV to feel well-informed about German news?
From politics to TV shows, find out what's happening at http://www.ardmediathek.de/tv or http://wwitv.com/television/81.htm


On the other hand, if you're feeling a bit more for comedy
Myspass -http://www.myspass.de/myspass/ (German Sitcom)


Music:

Knowing that there are numerous amounts of musical styles and artists, one of the best ways to gain exposure into the world of music in different languages is through radio shows and podcasts. Here are a few of the more popular ones:


Die Nueue- Popular music http://dieneue1077.de/
Antenne Koblenz (Top 40 songs)
Electrosonic.fm (Electronic, house)
All these radio stations can be listened to here: