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12 posts, 22:24 yesterday
Can he "not" give a deposit back? Ive kept the apartment in good condition and will clean it prior to returning it. If he wants to act unethically then thats his call. I wouldve take this…
4 posts, 01:03 yesterday
When my 2 kids were einbürgerunged as part of my application, I was asked to provide a copy of their last school report as proof of their german proficiency. They were in class 1 and 4 at the time.
19 posts, 22 August
I ask the people i work with to correct my German which some do, I also when unsure, say alternatively endings to a word in a questioning manner and someone will always give me the right answer, e.g.
11 posts, 22 August
Hello Sweet TTérs. BTW, Tialini and Brauhaus Schönbuch are two of my favs!!! Would it be ok that I bring a good friend (vice J.R.) along? She's Kissy (Kirsten) who I'm treating to dinner/meeting…
2 posts, 20 August
Sorry for late reply. We've tried a few times to arrange something in Braunschweig but not much interest, it clashed with my German classes too. I would like to play regularly and I know a few…
1 posts, 19 August
I require assistance to help distribute pallets around the exhibition site. Nothing heavy and plenty of breaks and rest. You must be physically fit and have a good command of English language.
39 posts, 19 August
I'm living in Hochfeld, and moved here from Leicester, England to be with my wife who's family is all here. I'd really love to meet up with any other Brits or English speakers for coffee. I'm still…
72 posts, 16 August
And please change your locks asap. The guys seems to be such a prick that I wouldn't put it past him to mess up the place while you are gone just to make trouble. Changing a lock is not that hard…
76 posts, 16 August
Thanks will def get hold of the book. Thanks a lot for the tips. However, I was told that one can read all the questions for writing part once the booklet is given. Maybe wrong info.
2 posts, 14 August
Yes, at least I always have when I've moved. Even if you move to a different city within the same state you get a new Steuernummer (not a new Steueridentifikationsnum... never change).
2 posts, 13 August
Hi Firat, I was going to post a much longer, fuller post, but decided that it might be better to just offer the following. Firstly, the choice is not really about finding a "good" grundschule,…
1 posts, 13 August
If you are thinking about buying a new fridge and your present one is over 15 years old, you could get up to 150,00 € from the city of Stuttgart. Offer only applies to people living in…
2 posts, 12 August
As the tank is a rental tank, it remains the property of the gas company and as such is a stock item that is liable to tax.. weather its 6 foot under your garden or sat on their stelf/warehouse,…
1 posts, 10 August
Does anyone know of any toddler playgroups or story times in Cologne? It doesn't matter to me if they are in English or German, I'm just looking for something to do with my 2 year old while my older…
2 posts, 9 August
Hello, My flatmate moved out and my wife is applying for a family reunion visa. Since there is a defined minimum area for the apartment so she would be able to get the visa, he cannot be…
2 posts, 9 August
Hi. I want to exchange my ct DL to a german one, but lots of people say you need to do it within 3 years of living in germany. Yet, I have found a law that it only needs to be vaild, according…
14 posts, 7 August
Hi, I'm looking for intermediate/advanced dressage lessons in NRW on school horses who are advanced. I've found several stables in my area offering training on low level horses but none who can help…
1 posts, 7 August
We are holding our annual garden party this year on the 12th September in the garden of our language school Cox & Co in the Bankstrasse in Wuppertal and, as it will be a charity event for kids in…
40 posts, 6 August
Haha. That's a strange observation. These big companies focus on core activities and processes and govern that. So, something like service delivery is completely outsourced to third party companies.
3 posts, 5 August
The train is very convenient. My son travels from Leverkusen to Duisburg daily for Uni. One place you could ask is the Facebook group Expat Ladies in Cologne. The ladies in this group have lots of…
1 posts, 5 August
I just moved to Stuttgart two weeks ago. 1. Sept (or close to that) I will start work at a German subsidiary of a multinational. Paid here in Euros. I'd like to talk to a tax advisor who…
1,402 posts, 4 August
Since I'm not sure what everybody's schedule looks like, I'm offering a selection of dates - please note down which suit you, and we'll make a decision based on when is convenient for the majority.
5 posts, 1 August
My previous Aufenthaltstitel was valid until 31.12.2018. So I visited the website of Auslanderbehörde and got an appointment to make an extension. During the application, I have submitted the list of…
14 posts, 1 August
I work in a bike shop in the Sindelfingen / Böblingen area. When I initially read your post, I was convinced we're talking hydraulic disc brakes. In that case the price would make sense and could…
6 posts, 1 August
I really feel sorry for you. Many of us here know what it is like to be in a strange country, far from family and in a terrible situation but as you can see from the comments here help is at hand.
2 posts, 30 July
Hello everyone! I'm a Swede living in Mannheim, Germany, and my girlfriend and I are expecting our first child at the end of this year. I've been trying to find if there are any "First time…
2 posts, 28 July
I looked into this when I had a Thunderbird, Triumph offered an alternative exhaust which was a bit louder with more power. Here in Germany it turned out to be a definite no no, the extra power…
1 posts, 25 July
Hi everyone, I just wanted to let everyone know that there is an English Book Club in Kassel! The next meeting is 29th August at 19h in Café Lange. The book club is organised via Meetup - just…
9 posts, 25 July
I don't believe that a masters is the same level as a bachelors with honours, a masters is higher. But, normally a bachelors with honours in the UK would be enough to allow you to do a PhD. This…
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