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At what age do the speakers of Bavarian learn Standard German?

In places where Bavarian is widely spoken, at what age do children learn Standard German? Are they expected to speak Standard German by the time they go to school, or do they learn it there? Image ...
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What's the difference between »Abitur« and »Realschulabschluss«?

The following paragraph appears in the article “"Auslese" fürs Gymnasium. So sortiert Deutschland seine Kinder aus” from Der Spiegel: Unternehmen hätten ihre Erwartungen deutlich nach oben ...
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Gibt es ein Wort für die Klasse vor der Abiturklasse?

Ich möchte wissen, ob es ein Wort für die Klasse vor der Abiturklasse gibt. An deutschen Schulen, ist dies das 12. Jahr oder das 11. Jahr (falls man das Abitur nach der zwölften Jahrgangsstufe macht)...
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How do I say ‘honours degree’ / ‘honours thesis’ in German?

I completed my honours degree last year at university. To my knowledge, the German education system does not have a comparable degree (an additional year of research culminating in a thesis which may ...