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Europanetzwerk Deutsch Podcast

In the 2. season of our podcast, leading figures from politics, civil society and science explain under the slogan "They are changing Germany"succinctly which areas need change. Each episode is max. 15 minutes long and can be accessed on this page or be downloaded for later.

In addition, you can use a work sheet and a solution sheet to work through any linguistic peculiarities that are explained in the individual podcast episodes. But that's not all: You'll also find a vocabulary list per episode to clarify small ambiguities.

kurz & bündig season 1

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Episode 1: Against hatred

kurz & bündig Podcast episode 1 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch HateAid is the only counseling center in Germany that exclusively helps victims of digital violence. Among other things, victims are supported with personal counseling or legal cost funding to ensure that perpetrators are held accountable. Attorney Josephine Ballon, Head of Legal, talks about the challenges and describes how incitement and hatred present itselfe online.

Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon.

Have you been listening carefully? Here you will find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Expect about 30 minutes to work on it. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!

Episode 2: Fair blood donation

kurz & bündig Podcast  episode 2 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch In Germany, similar to other European member states, are regulations that allow people with a certain sexual orientation or identity to donate blood only under special circumstances. Who can and should be allowed to donate blood to save other lives? Activist Lukas Hawrylak wants to change the transfusion law and tells why.

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Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon.
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Have you been paying attention? Here you find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Calculate about 30 minutes for the completion. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!

Episode 3: Berlin, but car-free

kurz & bündig Podcast  episode 3 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch How does a city become fit for the future? The initiative Berlin autofrei wants to ban cars from the capital center and create the largest car-free zone in the world. They have reached the necessary quorum for a referendum of 20,000 signatories. Anna Baatz, spokesperson for the Berlin autofrei initiative, explains more about the intention.
 

Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon.
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Have you been listening carefully? Here you will find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Expect about 30 minutes to work on it. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!

Episode 4: Show more diversity

kurz & bündig Podcast episode 4 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch People with an immigration background are underrepresented in German TV programs. With his work, actor Hassan Akkouch wants to promote a media landscape that fairly portrays Germany's diverse and multifaceted society in film and television. In this way, clichés should be broken down and stereotypes should no longer be served. How can this be achieved?
 

Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon.

​Have you been paying attention? Here you find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Calculate about 30 minutes for the completion. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!
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Episode 5: German forests help

kurz & bündig Podcast episode 5 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch ​​​​​​​Currently, the German forest covers approximately 11 million hectares. Among other things, the woodland helps to bind CO2 and combat climate change. If the Citizen Forest e.V. organization takes its lead, this should be further expanded. Co-founder of Citizen Forest e.V., Boris Kohnke, explains how this can be done.
 

Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon. ​​​​​​
Have you been paying attention? Here you find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Calculate about 30 minutes for the completion. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!
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Episode 6: Alleviate care need

kurz & bündig Podcast episode 6 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch According to the German Nursing Council, there is currently a shortage of about 200,000 nursing staff in Germany. Nina Böhmer is not the only nurse and activist who denounces the conditions in the hospital and nursing sector. She has tried to change the situation through a book, appearances on talk shows and a meeting with the Minister of Health.
 

Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon.
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Have you been paying attention? Here you find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Calculate about 30 minutes for the completion. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!
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Episode 7: Breaking right-wing extremism

kurz & bündig Podcast episode 7 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch EXIT Germany has been helping people leave the right-wing scene and reduce right-wing extremist ideology for over 20 years. Dr. Bernd Wagner founded the organization together with former neo-Nazi Ingo Hasselbach. Dr. Bernd Wagner tells in an interview how such exit-programs work and how they can make a contribution to democratic society.
 

Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon. ​​​​​​​
Have you been paying attention? Here you find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Calculate about 30 minutes for the completion. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!
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Episode 8: Empower minorities

kurz & bündig Podcast episode 8 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch Since the 2021 federal election, a representative of the SSW party has been sitting in the Bundestag again after almost 70 years. The Südschleswigsche Wählerverband is a minority and regional party in Schleswig-Holstein. The concerns of the Frisians and Danes as well as other recognized minorities play an important role. Stefan Seidler tells how his work as a non-factional member of the Bundestag creates change.
 

Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon. ​​​​​​​
Have you been paying attention? Here you find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Calculate about 30 minutes for the completion. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!
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Episode 9: Sustainable cafeterias

kurz & bündig Podcast episode 9 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch Until today, the best-selling lunch dishes in German cafeterias are Currywurst, Spaghetti Bolognese and Schnitzel. Patrick Wodni is a chef and Philipp Stierand studied interior planning. With the Kantine Zukunft project, they both want to change German communal catering. The aim is to make food more sustainable, healthier and tastier.
 

Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon.
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Have you been paying attention? Here you find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Calculate about 30 minutes for the completion. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!
 

Episode 10: Guarantee working future

kurz & bündig Podcast episode 10 © Europanetzwerk Deutsch The training market in Germany is tight: The Deutsche Gewerkschaftsbund Jugend, with around 500,000 young trade unionists, is therefore calling on politicians to introduce a training placement guarantee. Kristof Becker, Federal Youth Secretary of the Deutsche Gewerkschaftsbund Jugend, provides insights into the current situation and explains the wishes.
 

Expand your vocabulary: Here you find a vocabulary list with words from the podcast. Put the list in an appropriate folder so that you can store them in your long-term memory soon.
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Have you been paying attention? Here you find a varied worksheet for our podcast. Calculate about 30 minutes for the completion. With the solution sheet, you can correct it yourself afterwards - learning success is guaranteed!
 

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