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15 posts, 14:06 yesterday
That's correct, would be invalid. And women in such cases shouldn't be worried about how to finance their life. The authorities will take care of a minimum support including housing and health…
1 posts, 8 December
Hi everyone, I'm moving to Heilbronn at the start of next year because of a new job. I don't know anyone in the area, and was hoping to get to know some people. Does anyone know of any English…
10 posts, 8 December
I don't know about Serbia, but Germany is quite conservative, most Germans will not look for cleaning (or other handwerk) services over Internet. Your local Wochendblatt which lands in your mailbox…
3 posts, 7 December
PaulNewman... great to hear from you, and looking forward to seeing your stunning baby blue eyes at the next meetup! Sign-up for the next DUMB - on Thursday 15th December 2016 at 7:00 PM 1.
11 posts, 7 December
Hi All, I am recruiting Business English Trainers for a course in Bremerhaven that will begin in CW 3 next year (16 January 2017). The course will be every second week on Mondays at 09:30-11:00…
3 posts, 5 December
You can try "The English Language Forum" in the Altstadt, sometimes they run German classes in the evenings. It's best to contact them ( andyganner@web.de) to ... out the current schedule, as the…
2 posts, 5 December
You'll probably have luck getting a job with a distribution company, even without much german, they have a tremendous turnover - because it is pitifully paid, figure on 5 cents per paper delivered.
5 posts, 1 December
Hello, Thank You for the replay, but can you give me a little more information, if i understand correctly manpower firms are company's that intermediate between employers and potential employees.
5 posts, 30 November
Take a look at this website for numerous examples of how people find cleaners: putzchecker.de/duisburg/... Also, looking at eBay-Kleinanzeigen, in Duisburg yesterday 3 people posted adverts…
16 posts, 30 November
Hopefully someone who has gone through this process can help with my questions... I'm an EU citizen, but born in the US. I'm planning on getting married in May next year, but struggling with the…
4 posts, 30 November
Hello everyone, it's that time of year again - time for the Musikverein Bad Cannstatt's Christmas concert! On the 18th December 2016 at 3pm in the St. Martinskirche Bad Cannstatt:…
2 posts, 28 November
I'm not sure if it counts as a pep talk, but you sound pretty intact for someone who has been living with the parents for almost six months. Maybe you'll find something in January! I'm guessing…
30 posts, 28 November
Nope. The german word for a traffic island is 1:1 "Verkehrsinsel". Parking on it is prohibited. "Unter Verkehrsinsel versteht man eine im Fahrbahnraum liegende, örtlich begrenzte, durch bauliche…
5 posts, 27 November
It's that time of year again: The Anglican Chaplaincy of Bonn and Cologne is once again celebrating the traditional Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, with music from the Bonn English Singers. As a…
3 posts, 27 November
I live in the area. After living in Northern Germany (NRW) and the Stuttgart area for a while, the Rhine Valley is an absolute dream. The weather is always warmer than the rest of germany, its wine…
4 posts, 26 November
There's a Wertstoffhof in Münster, not far from where you are, but you need a car to get there when you're travelling with cargo. Try Tim Hortons Man's trick, that works, especially if you put it on…
4 posts, 26 November
Dear Spider, I read your comment but still I have no access to it on my post. If you read my comment , please make sure you have read my initial question again carefully! I did not mention any…
1 posts, 25 November
Greetings, I been searching through the threads with no luck so I am going to do a post here. We need a translation of my Canadian Birth Certificate from English to German. It is already certified…
71 posts, 24 November
Like previously suggested stay away from the hip areas because it doesn't matter where you are in Germany, any major city has a big housing shortage and no Makler is going to help you with that. Try…
38 posts, 24 November
Hello to the recent posters! I am not sure if you will continue to check. I do not have children but would love to meet up with English speakers as well! I am only around through December and then…
2 posts, 24 November
Any moms in the Germersheim & Karlsruhe area. I'm looking for moms who are interested in meeting other families in the vicinity who speak English/German a... would like to raise their children…
12 posts, 23 November
Another very successful event of the refugee auxiliary group Duisburg Neudorf is the monthly breakfast meeting every first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. ( sometimes a little bit sooner depending…
1 posts, 22 November
Hello, I`ve recenly found myself separated from my fiance and am forced to find a new apartment for my 10 Month old baby and myself as soon as possible. Would anyone know of any 1 or 2 room…
10 posts, 22 November
I can't speak for the OP, but I also found a tandem partner through TT a few years ago. When I visited my friends this summer they said my Russian had really improved, so having a tandem partner was…
61 posts, 22 November
That is an important question. Personally, I would be happy to pay 500€ of lawyer's fees in order to retrieve 500€ from somebody who cheated me. Are there any legal-bods on who can give an…
4 posts, 21 November
What caused the water damage to the laminat floor? Was it your fault, normal wear and tear or what? I don't think that long term renters have to paint any more since they'll probably do a reno…
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