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German Reading Project: Die Tribute Von Panem by Suzanne Collins, Chapters 10 & 11

You’re probably sick of me by this point. Oh well! Just want to reiterate what a well-written character Katniss is. Lots of people claim to write flawed characters, especially in YA, but for me, Katniss is the undisputed Flawed Yet … Continue reading

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German Reading Project: Die Tribute Von Panem by Suzanne Collins, Chapters 8 & 9

I’ve got to the stage where reading a single chapter isn’t taking me days and days anymore, and anyone who’s ever read The Hunger Games will know that there’s a tipping point where the story stops being merely compelling and … Continue reading

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German Reading Project: Die Tribute Von Panem by Suzanne Collins, Chapter 7

Reading in a second language you’re not very good at yet is an intense experience. I wonder if this is what it was like to learn to read in English when I was young. I know I can’t learn to … Continue reading

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German Reading Project: Die Tribute Von Panem by Suzanne Collins, Chapter 6

A pretty srs bsns chapter here, where Katniss first meets an Avox. It’s kind of tiring to have to follow her constant mistrust in a second language (what if Peeta is bluffing? What if he’s trying to undermine my self-confidence? … Continue reading

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German Reading Project: Die Tribute Von Panem by Suzanne Collins, Chapter 5

I was so chuffed with myself for being able to get through the last couple of chapters relatively easily, and then Katniss and Peeta got to the Capitol, and the vocab changed. All of a sudden I was looking up … Continue reading

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German Reading Project – Die Tribute Von Panem by Suzanne Collins, Chapter 2

(Translated by Sylke Hachmeister and Peter Klöss.) I’m going to try really hard not to make every one of these into little political rants, OK? Unfortunately, the German language is tied up in politics for me right now. Let me … Continue reading

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German reading project – Die Tribute Von Panem by Suzanne Collins, Chapter 1

Because I want to go for German citizenship to retain my European Union citizenship, and because I want to do that while the UK is still an EU member so I can have dual citizenship (guess what, people who think … Continue reading

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