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Step into German

Learn German the fun way – through music, soccer and film!

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Just add German

Why learn German? We support teachers and students with contests, webinars, social media, and a new video gallery with animations and VIP testimonials.

Berlin & Beyond Film Festival 2017 © Barak Shrama

Berlin & Beyond Film Festival

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