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Warum lernt man Deutsch? (Why Learn German?)

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Did you know that . . . On the 12th day of Deutschunterricht, my Deutschlehrer gave to me, 12 things Made in Germany:

12 ----- a CD of German songs, which includes Edelweiß, Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht, Halleluja Chor, and Oh Tannenbaum, Oh Tannenbaum

11 ----- a choice of a Hummel, Levis, Kölnisches Wasser 4711, Adidas Sportschuhe, or a Steinway Klavier;

10 ----- Lederhosen or Dirndl;

9 ----- a Märchenbuch from the Brüder Grimm;

8 ----- a ski trip to the Bayerische Alpen on the Zupspitze mountain peak in Bavaria, Including jodeln and playing an Alpenhorn;

7 ----- a Kuckucksuhr from the Schwarzwald;

6 ----- a Rhine River cruise from Bingen to Köln in September, which stops in the many wine villages and cities to participate in the many Weinfeste by sampling the local Wein;

5 ----- a Bierkrug from the Löwenbräu beer tent, 1 of the 16 tents where you can experience German Gemütlichkeit for 16 days during mid-September to the beginning of Oktober on the Wies'n in München during Oktoberfest;

4 ----- a choice of Münchner Bier vom Faß, a Flasche of Rüdesheimer Weißwein, or a Schnapsglas of Schwarwälder Kirsch:

3 ----- a choice of visiting one of 3 bayerische Königsschlösser built by the “Mad King of Bavaria,” König Ludwig: Herrenchiemsee, Linderhof, or Neuschwanstein;

2 ----- a ride on the Autobahn in a German-made car: BMW, Audi, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, or Volkswagen;

1 ----- a shopping trip to Aldi, a German Lebensmittelgeschäft, where you can buy Schnitzel, Bratwurst, Sauerbraten, Sauerkraut, Spätzle, Brezeln, Bonbons, Kirschtorte, Apfelstrudel, Schokolade, or Limburger Käse.

Are you aware that these things come from Germany?

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