innes-blog-The dark side of Vienna 5 Rules to Grumpiness

The dark side of Vienna 5 Rules to Grumpiness

First things first, do you remember the first time you visited a traditional Viennese coffee house? You were probably excited - delighted by the lavish interior and the old school flair. Maybe a famous author or poet had been sitting in exactly the chair you were sitting in 100 years ago, who knows! What an exciting thought. And then the waiter came to take your order. You looked into his face and all your happiness and excitement evaporated into thin air. 

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Evelyn Baier-Schmid
innes-blog-10 Essential Austrian Words and Phrases (Part 3)

10 Essential Austrian Words and Phrases (Part 3)

As a means to communication, language is essential to social life. Therefore, dear reader, you owe it to yourself and to your social life to give Austrian German the attention it requires. If you laughed when you read social life it is probably because you have just moved to Vienna which transformed yours from booming to nonexistent or because you spent last three months in quarantene. But worry not, it´s so over now! 

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Daphne Demetriou, MA
innes-blog-10 Essential Austrian Words and Phrases for Daily Vienna Life (Part 2)

10 Essential Austrian Words and Phrases for Daily Vienna Life (Part 2)

Ever listened to a conversation between Austrians and even though you understand German, you couldn't get half of what was said? It's not you''oida'', it's the slang! Strongly linked to local cultural particularities, slang is evolved in all cultures around the world, where words and phrases make sense only when one is familiar to their cultural context. Dive right into it by reading this article. 

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Daphne Demetriou, MA
innes-blog-10 Essential Austrian Words and Phrases for Daily Vienna Life  (Part 1)

10 Essential Austrian Words and Phrases for Daily Vienna Life (Part 1)

Ever listened to a conversation between Austrians and even though you understand German, you couldn't get half of what was said? It's not you oida, it's the slang! Strongly linked to local cultural particularities, slang is evolved in all cultures around the world, where words and phrases make sense only when one is familiar to their cultural context. To an outsider of the local culture therefore, slang tends to be an obstacle to communication. Well, not anymore, if you read the article that is.


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Daphne Demetriou, MA
innes-blog-What You Need to Eat – Viennese Culinary Grammar and Vocab

What You Need to Eat – Viennese Culinary Grammar and Vocab

Do you want to casually waltz into a Viennese coffee shop and confidently ask for a table as well as your favorite drink in German? If you answered yes, then this is the article for you. Learn how to order in German, what different types of coffee there are in Vienna and build the confidence you need to enjoy your coffee in true Viennese style.

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Anna Esterbauer
innes-blog-To A2 and Beyond: Beginner Friendly Tips for Practicing German Aloud

To A2 and Beyond: Beginner Friendly Tips for Practicing German Aloud

Whether at the deli stand or at a kiosk, early language learners know the struggle of having to quickly come up with the right words in their target language for day to day needs. If you're still struggling with beginner phrases out loud and pronunciation, this article will be a game-changer to get you practicing and confident for your next shopping trip!

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Elizabeth Schlager