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    What we are reading now – May 2020

    We are still stuck at home because of the coronavirus crisis but things are going a bit better. Germany has not been hit as hard as other countries by the virus and we are seeing some changes already in our daily life. My daughter will resume going to school next week, but only 4 hours a week. The rest of the time, we will keep doing schoolwork at home. I am working one day pro week in the office now, the rest of the week I am still in home office. The playgrounds have opened again, which makes me very very happy. I have been reading a few books but…

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    What we are reading now – April 2020

    We are still at home for a few weeks as the children won’t be able to go back to school before May. I am trying to make the best of it and make sure that my daughter is reading regularly. As for me, my reading is suffering from the fact I am not commuting any more. However, there are a few books I would like to write about. This post may contain affiliate links. See the Disclosures page for more information. What we are reading now The Roger Hargreaves challenge My daughter loves challenges and loves the Mr Men and Little Miss series. Therefore, we created the Roger Hargreaves challenge.…

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    Great books to read if you are learning German

    Do you often read books in foreign languages? I can still remember the first time I read a book in another language. The book was Mathilda by Roald Dahl. I was 15 then and I was so proud I could read an entire book in English. To be honest, though, I had already read it in French a few years ago, which made it easier to understand the story. Reading books in a foreign language is a major step in learning a language. However, it is not always easy to choose books that are adopted to your language skills. I decided to write a few post with advice for language…