innes-blog-Job application in German: Useful words and phrases

Job application in German: Useful words and phrases

Imagine that you have just arrived in Vienna. You fall in love with Schnitzel, the Prater and typical Viennese cafés. Your command of German is already pretty good and your German lessons help you in intensifying your knowledge. There is just one problem: the emptiness of your pocket. So, you are thinking of applying for a job in Vienna. We from INNES are happy to provide you with some words and phrases that will increase your chances of success! 

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Thomas Hinterhofer
innes-blog- Famous Movies that will make you dream of Vienna

Famous Movies that will make you dream of Vienna

Known for its stunning architecture and world-class scenery, it won’t come as a surprise to you, that Vienna is the setting of many major feature films. No matter which genre you prefer, this article will give you an idea of the most famous movies that were shot in Vienna. So, while it’s difficult to visit Austria’s capital at the moment, just lean back on your comfy couch and enjoy these breathtaking scenes, that will make you dream of Vienna.

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Thomas Hinterhofer
innes-blog-Friends are Friends - 12 of the Funniest False Friends

Friends are Friends - 12 of the Funniest False Friends

Pop quiz time! Imagine you are going to a friend's birthday party (in the after COVID time of course) at a Viennese rooftop bar. Would you bring "ein Gift" oder "ein Geschenk"? Or, what if you want to thank your German teacher for being patient and kind, would you say they are "nett" oder "kind"?
Answers: 1) Geschenk, 2) nett
So, how’d you do?

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Elizabeth Houser
innes-blog-Useful German Words and Phrases to Survive Covid in Vienna

Useful German Words and Phrases to Survive Covid in Vienna

As you know, the whole planet is in the middle of a pandemic and each country is trying different regulations and testing systems to get through it as fast as possible. For most part of the year 2020, Austria has been fighting the virus constantly with questionable success. As this dreadful virus will continue to bother us for another couple of months and as the government of Austria just announced a new bunch of regulations, it is time to take a closer look at some of the most common Covid-related words and phrases used in Austria. On the way, you will also learn a bit of beautiful German grammar.

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Thomas Hinterhofer
innes-blog-How to Learn German by Visiting Art Museums (for B1+ learners)

How to Learn German by Visiting Art Museums (for B1+ learners)

On your first day in Vienna, you will be overwhelmed by all the stunning buildings around you. Especially Vienna’s city center, the first district (also called „Innere Stadt“ meaning „inner city“ due to the huge wall, that surrounded it until the 19th century), is filled with century-old palaces, baroque churches and world-class museums. All these sights are so inviting that you won’t be able to decide which one to visit first. And yes, there is no way to do all the sightseeing in just one day (not even within a month), so make sure you always have some spare time in between university and German lessons. If you mind some of the following tips while doing what every tourist does you will even gain a greater benefit: Advance your command of the German language while exploring Vienna’s cultural heritage.

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Thomas Hinterhofer
innes-blog-How to Put the German Verb in The Right Position: Learn the 8 Most Important Sentence Structures in German in 8 Minutes

How to Put the German Verb in The Right Position: Learn the 8 Most Important Sentence Structures in German in 8 Minutes

The German verb in the right position? Are you kidding me? Putting the German Verb in the right position is a challenge for many German language learners. Sometimes in second place, sometimes at the end of a sentence, sometimes at the beginning - the position of the German verb depends on whether you are using a basic sentence structure or a complex one. Also, things change when you move into the past.  Spend 8 minutes to really understand how the German verb works in a sentence.

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Astrid Ollinger