Better German Podcast with Susi

Susanne Schilk-Blümel
Your host, Susi Blumel will teach you German and things about Vienna, Austria, the other German speaking countries and the Austrian and German culture. In alternate episodes you will learn about different subjects around the German language, language courses and exams, learning, but also the German speaking countries, culture and more. And every other episode will be an episode where you directly learn German, teaching you new words, sentences, expressions and more. Tune in, listen and learn! You can listen to every episode right here or on ITunes, Spotify, Deezer, etc.  
In this episode of Better German, Susie Blumel goes into the topic of formal and informal communication in the German language. She explains how the usage of different forms depends on the level of familiarity with the person you are addressing, and how this can vary in social or professional settings, providing practical examples for better comprehension. 

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