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German for beginners: Paula and Philipp are Radio D reporters who have several mysterious cases to investigate. Join them as their research takes them across Germany -- and learn German along the way! [English Version]

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German for beginners: Paula and Philipp are Radio D reporters who have several mysterious cases to investigate. Join them as their research takes them across Germany -- and learn German along the way! [English Version]
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2019-01-11 16:58
last episode published
2007-09-27 09:36
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Number of Episodes
26
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27.09.2007

Episode 26 – Saying Goodbye to Ayhan

It's a sad day in the Radio D office. Ayhan is saying goodbye and moving back to Turkey. Although his co-workers have prepared a surprise for him, the farewell party can't lift the blue mood. Paula comes to work in the morning to find everyone is prep...
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27.09.2007

Episode 25 – Greeting the Ships

The journalists try to understand the term"getΓΌrkt" and visit an unusual port where every ship is greeted in a particular way. At Port Willkomm-HΓΆft, each ship is greeted with the national anthem of the country whose flag it's flying under. In their r...
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27.09.2007

Episode 24 – The Editor's Desk

Eulalia the owl helps get Paula and Philipp on the right track. They discover that their co-workers from the Hamburg newspaper are in on the game. Paula, Philipp and Eulalia find out that the Hamburg newspaper thought up the shark in the port basin an...
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27.09.2007

Episode 23 – The Shark Fin

Paula and Philipp solve the mystery of the shark sighting and once again uncover a fraud. However, the reason for the staged incident is unclear at first. While looking for the missing surfer, Paula and Philipp meet a diver and discover a clue. With a...
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27.09.2007

Episode 22 – The Missing Surfer

Philipp and Paula search for traces of the shark and make a peculiar discovery. A surfboard without a surfer in the port basin and a confusing newspaper article peak their interest. Away from the chaos of the crowd, the two journalists investigate the...
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27.09.2007

Episode 21 – A Shark in Hamburg

When the temperature in the Radio D office becomes unbearable, Paula and Philipp are glad to get an assignment that takes them to the coast, where a shark has been spotted in the port basin. Paula, Philipp and Ayhan don't have it easy. The heat in the...
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27.09.2007

Episode 20 – Listener Survey

Paula and Philipp ask the listeners for their opinion. The topic of the program is,"Is lying a sin?" The listeners can express their thoughts on the fake crop circles and the farmers' behavior."Is lying a sin?" Paula and Philipp ask the listeners. The ...
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27.09.2007

Episode 19 – Getting to the Bottom of It

Although the crop circles were made by the farmers, Eulalia still believes that UFOs exist. Philipp and Paula's investigation into the fraud takes them to the local pub, where they talk with the villagers. Paula and Philipp have solved the mystery of ...
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27.09.2007

Episode 18 – Nighttime Investigation

Paula and Philipp want to get to the bottom of the crop circles and go at night to investigate. But what they find doesn't appear to be the work of aliens. The owner of the field with the mysterious circles is charging tourists 5 euros to take picture...
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27.09.2007

Episode 17 - Crop Circles

When mysterious circles are discovered in a corn field, Paula and Philipp go to investigate. Did a UFO land here, or is somebody trying to pull a prank? As Ayhan arrives at the Radio D office, Paula and Philipp are rushing out. Enigmatic circles have ...
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27.09.2007

Episode 16 – Icarus

Both journalists are fascinated with Icarus, the tragic hero from Greek mythology. But do the listeners know who Icarus was? Paula and Philipp tell his story. Seeing a little boy in an Icarus costume gives Paula and Philipp an idea: They decide to pre...
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27.09.2007

Episode 15 – Carnival Costumes

From the streets, Paula and Philipp report on Carnival once again. They discover different kinds of costumes and even learn a few German dialects along the way. Back in the office, Paula takes revenge on Ayhan -- ironically by means of a Carnival cust...
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27.09.2007

Episode 14 – Witches in the Black Forest

Despite difficulties, Philipp manages to report safely from the Black Forest and gets into the Carnival spirit himself. Paula, on the other hand, has some problems with the customs. Philipp enjoys the Carnival atmosphere, while Paula finds it chaotic....
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27.09.2007

Episode 13 – Carnival Monday

Not everyone at Radio D is excited about Carnival. Compu's assignment takes the two journalists to the Black Forest, where the Carnival spirit is strong. In certain regions of Germany, Carnival is celebrated with gusto. In the Radio D office, the trad...
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27.09.2007

Episode 12 - Mail from Listeners

If there's something you don't understand, it's always good to ask. The professor answers the questions about past episodes that Radio D listeners have sent in. The listeners ask and the professor answers, getting to the root of every question. It's a...
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27.09.2007

Episode 11 – The Talking Owl

Where does the name Eulalia come from? Compu, Ayhan and Josefine look into the meaning and come up with several different answers. A Spanish co-worker helps them out. Eulalia the owl wants to know what her name means. The team in the Radio D office go...
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27.09.2007

Episode 10 – An Interview with King Ludwig

Philipp meets the actor playing the role of King Ludwig in the musical and asks him to do an interview. Suddenly he recognizes the man's voice. Meanwhile, an unexpected visitor turns up at the Radio D office. At Neuschwanstein Castle, Philipp manages ...
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27.09.2007

Episode 09 – Music for Ludwig

Philipp also finds a clue to the stranger's identity. He sees an ad in the newspaper for a musical about King Ludwig. On the way there, he interviews tourists visiting from all over the world. While Paula sits in her office in Berlin, Philipp is runni...
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27.09.2007

Episode 08 – Uncovering a Stranger

At Neuschwanstein Castle, Paula and Philipp question the would-be King Ludwig. Paula stumbles on an interesting discovery and finds a clue as to who the mysterious stranger really is. The two journalists talk the allegedly resurrected King Ludwig into...
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27.09.2007

Episode 07 – Ludwig the Fairytale King

Paula and Philipp introduce King Ludwig to their listeners in the radio play. Night-time sledding, wild parties and strange inventions make for a first impression of Ludwig and his time. The two journalists take their listeners back in time to the 19t...
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27.09.2007

Episode 06 - How Did King Ludwig Die?

In Neuschwanstein Castle, Paula and Philipp meet a secretive stranger who is wearing King Ludwig's cloak. They do some research on the mysterious circumstances surrounding Ludwig's death. A man with King Ludwig's majestic cloak around his shoulders wa...
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27.09.2007

Episode 05 – King Ludwig Lives!

Paula and Ayhan welcome their new co-worker to Radio D. They already have a pressing assignment: The late King Ludwig of Bavaria is supposedly still alive and the teams wants to investigate. Philipp meets his new co-workers Paula and Ayhan, as well as...
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27.09.2007

Episode 04 – Waiting For a New Co-Worker

The editorial staff at Radio D is waiting for Philipp. Paula and Ayhan, his future co-workers, are killing time. But there's no sign of Philipp and the telephone lines are down. Due to bad weather, Philipp is very late. He tries to call Paula to let h...
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27.09.2007

Episode 03 – A Trip to Berlin

Philipp heads for Berlin. Due to the unfriendly weather, getting there is easier said than done. Along the way, Philipp makes a few acquaintances. Philipp drives to Munich, where he is planning to catch a flight to Berlin. Thanks to a heavy rainstorm,...
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27.09.2007

Episode 02 – A Call From Radio D

Philipp still doesn't have any peace and quiet. After fighting off the bothersome bugs, he has to deal with the loud neighbors. When he receives an unexpected phone call from Berlin, he makes a hasty departure. If the annoying insects weren't enough f...
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27.09.2007

Episode 01 – A Visit to the Countryside

Philipp, a young man, drives to the countryside to visit his mother Hanne. He plans to relax there, but soon finds out that the idyllic country landscape has its down-sides as well."Nature, how nice!" says Philipp as he arrives at his mother's home in ...
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