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

How I learned Standard German in the 1970's I was born in 1965 in Graz, the capital city of Styria (Steiermark, one of the nine states of the federal republic of Austria) (Wikipedia-Artikl iwa'd ...
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At what age do the speakers of Bavarian learn Standard German?

Disclaimer: I'm from the only part of Austria where we don't speak a Bavarian dialect but an Alemannic dialect. It is the same everywhere where strong dialects are spoken, though. In most areas of ...
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Gibt es ein Wort für die Klasse vor der Abiturklasse?

Früher wurden Klassenstufen teilweise mit lateinischen Ordinalzahlen benannt: Sexta, Quinta usw. In diesem System war die vorletzte Klasse die Unterprima, die Schüler in ihr Unterprimaner. Diese ...
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What's the difference between »Abitur« and »Realschulabschluss«?

Abitur is the highest school-leaving qualification exam in Germany, comparable to UK's A-Levels or France's Baccalaureat. These exams are meant as university-entry qualifications (although we have ...
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What's the difference between »Abitur« and »Realschulabschluss«?

You cannot directly translate US words (like "high school") to German words because the school systems are not comparable. In fact in different parts of Germany you even have different school systems. ...
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At what age do the speakers of Bavarian learn Standard German?

I live in Bavaria myself, in Munich, and I'm gonna be honest with you: I can't speak Bavarian at all and I don't know any people at all that speak Bavarian. However most people that speak Bavarian ...
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Gibt es ein Wort für die Klasse vor der Abiturklasse?

Der Jahresbericht meiner Kinder weist Q1 als Abkürzung für Qualifizierungsstufe 1 (vorletzte Klasse) und Q2 für Qualifizierungsstufe 2 (entsprechend dem Abiturjahrgang) aus. Weil Bayern in ...
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How do I say ‘honours degree’ / ‘honours thesis’ in German?

Regarding academic degrees from different, non-aligned education systems, an explanation or description is usually better than a translation. Honours (or honors) in particular should never be ...
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What grammar and vocabulary should you know before a CEFR B1.1 course?

Partial answer concerning vocabulary: There exist word lists, like this Goethe-Institut: A2. Note, that the online dictionary DWDS, here the entry for Liste, also states the associated level.
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What's the difference between »Abitur« and »Realschulabschluss«?

I think, that the other answers are correct, but they cover only the school types in Germany. Since this board is not about the nation called Germany, but about the language called German, and because ...
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