Truly German – Episode 04 – 18th September 2009

Truly German is a new podcast that talks about the news in Germany.  Sometimes this will by national news, maybe political, but we will also be covering some local topics.

We want to have some fun at the same time, so part of the podcast is our Länderquiz – in which our contestant has to guess in which Bundesland three different news stories took place in.

This week we talk to Cathy Dobson – a British ex-pat living in Germany and  author of the book “Planet Germany”.

The topics are:

  1. Elections in Germany
  2. Millions for Meerbusch
  3. Traffic laws during Oktoberfest

The quiz covers the following stories:

  1. Parking for football players
  2. Stag night mistaken for terrorist attack
  3. No refund after cat eats 500 Euro note

Listen to the episode and tell us what you think about the stories covered:

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Truly German – Episode 03 – 4th September 2009

Truly German is a new podcast that talks about the news in Germany.  Sometimes this will by national news, maybe political, but we will also be covering some local topics.

We want to have some fun at the same time, so part of the podcast is our Länderquiz – in which my contestant has to guess in which Bundesland three different news stories took place in.

This week the topics are:

  1. New and discontinued traffic signs
  2. Twitter and election results
  3. Oberursel barrel organ festival

The quiz covers the following stories:

  1. Sehler-Quetschefest (plum festival)
  2. Störtebecker-Festspielen
  3. Bahnhof des Jahres (Station of the year)

Listen to the episode and tell us what you think about the stories covered:

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Truly German – Episode 02 – 14th August 2009

Truly German is a new podcast that talks about the news in Germany.  Sometimes this will by national news, maybe political, but we will also be covering some local topics.

We want to have some fun at the same time, so part of the podcast is our Länderquiz – in which my contestant has to guess in which Bundesland three different news stories took place in.

This week the topics are:

  1. Michael Schumacher cancels his comeback
  2. Merkel and Steinmeier to stage TV duel
  3. U55 in Berlin

The quiz covers the following stories:

  1. Runneburg tower to be repaired
  2. Customs officials confiscate 360 lollies
  3. HDTV to start in Germany

Please listen to the second episode and tell us what you think:

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