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What are the preeminent German newspapers?

Judging newspapers on their political affiliation may be highly subjective, but I'll just give my thoughts on those I have experience with. Dailies: Bild: Germany's leading tabloid. Similar to ...
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I have a very hard time parsing long German sentences

Parser: This online parser is quite good: https://pub.cl.uzh.ch/demo/parzu/ Another one can be found here: https://www.cis.uni-muenchen.de/~schmid/tools/BitPar/ but you have to download and install it....
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What are the preeminent German newspapers?

In addition to those mentioned by Jimi Jackson, I would add at least those three to the daily list because they're deemed important enough to be available for passengers in 1st class ICE trains ...
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What are the preeminent German newspapers?

The "most widely read" (as you put it) newspaper in Germany is the "Bildzeitung". I would not recommend it as language teaching material. The best written German-language newspaper is probably the "...
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What are the preeminent German newspapers?

I would like to address the part of the question that deals with reading German newspapers as a way to practice one's German. I started reading German newspapers back in February 2014 as a way to ...
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German online comprehension sites?

Deutsche Welle has many resources, e.g. the YouTube playlist Deutsch lernen mit Videos (Niveau B2/C1), which contains over 200 videos! News broadcast that are spoken at a slower pace. ...
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Obtaining same-grade German language texts for bilingual child who left Germany

If your friend can name the textbooks her daughter uses, you should be able to just normally order them at any German book store (online or offline). The books used in German schools are published and ...
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Do you know any platform where I could find lectures in German?

The question is a bit offtopic because it's not really about the German language, and it's also very broad, but let's view this as a question for German material on a higher language level. There's a ...
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Is the Plural of “Übelkeit” “Tabellen”?

The site says: die Übelkeit Pl. s. Tabellen Pl. is the abbreviation for Plural and s. is the abbreviation for siehe. You could parse this in two ways: Check the entry of Tabellen for the plural ...
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Past Tatort episodes with subtitles?

The official website let's you stream recent episodes with (German) subtitles. https://www.daserste.de/unterhaltung/krimi/tatort/videos
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Is there a two-step German vocabulary test that estimates how many words you know?

There is one now: https://wortschatz.tk. Full disclosure: I am this test's developer. It is a two-page test, but the choices on the second page are not adaptive. I was pondering that pretty long but ...
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Is there any German resource that airs television programs and/or films, with transcriptions, that can be easily searched?

I think you should widen your perspective from TV programmes to broadcasting in general, and include especially radio. Why? Here is the answer: You may listen to programmes of Deutschlandfunk (...
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Is there any German resource that airs television programs and/or films, with transcriptions, that can be easily searched?

I'm not aware of anything remotely as easy to use as RTVE.es, but finding German videos and associated subtitles is not so difficult. There is a relatively popular program that will help you to find ...
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Learning German mathematics-vocabulary?

See this Anki deck, which contains German-English mathematical terms from James & James's Mathematics Dictionary (5th ed.) and this 1,925 word pair one.
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Learning German mathematics-vocabulary?

I learned quite quickly by browsing through this book: https://www.springer.com/de/book/9783322943804 Viel Erfolg!
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Is there a German banter site?

Making an answer by elaborating my comment: Have you ever heard of Jodel? It is a mobile app that may suit your needs: the base principle is to post anonymously on everyday things using everyday ...
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Is there a German banter site?

Vielleicht helfen dir Bücher? Ernest Borneman: Der obszöne Wortschatz der Deutschen. Sex im Volksmund. Rowohlt, Reinbek 1971; Parkland, Köln 2003, ISBN 3-8934-0036-2. Hans-Martin Gauger: Das Feuchte ...
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Are there any German-language films for streaming on Netflix?

Yes. This link will show you streaming Netflix films that have a German audio option: https://www.netflix.com/browse/audio/de You just have to log in. You can also select other languages if you're ...
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Is there a German publication that would be a resource for reading that is more informal, conversational?

Der Postillon is a satirical news site, if youre looking for something like a German version of the Onion. But the Onion isn't exactly informal or conversational; it mimics a news style.
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I have a very hard time parsing long German sentences

Die sichtbare Welt offenbarte jetzt nur noch einen kleinen Ausschnitt des Gott Möglichen, der seiner Schöpfung jederzeit ein anderes Aussehen geben konnte. The sentence is not easy, but there is no ...
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Past Tatort episodes with subtitles?

You can find some subtitles files (srt) at opensubtitles.org. Approximatively 50 files.
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Comparison Of Good And Bad Translations

A typical problem when translating English to German is how to deal with English tenses. English is nitpickingly accurate about sequence and duration of events, while German is extremely sloppy. ...
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Online language exercises

On online learning, the Memrise helps me a lot, when I want to learn the new words. They claim they are using a special method to trigger the learning process. In addition to Memrise, the Goethe ...
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Any twitter feed in german with short sentences, proverbs, sayings, quotations?

I don´t have twitter, but I think you can search for something like: https://twitter.com/sinnsturm?lang=de (there you get some posts) https://twitter.com/chatvgn?lang=de (funny german sms ...
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Can you suggest any good word, phrase, quote of the day resources?

You might want to check the online version of Duden (a dictionary of the German language). They have a "Word of the Day" section: https://www.duden.de/wort-des-tages
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Learning German mathematics-vocabulary?

A formal approach would be to start with the internet documentation for common core-standards and curricula (Rahmenlehrpläne) as implemented in a particular city or state in Germany, e.g., Berlin. ...
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Are there any German-language films for streaming on Netflix?

I don't think there's a Netflix lookalike for German movies. You can watch German productions on the websites of some TV channels though. As far as I know, you can watch the more recent episodes or ...
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Is there a German publication that would be a resource for reading that is more informal, conversational?

Go to the tabloids' web pages and read the user comments to the news instead of the news themselves ;-) But be aware that the language there will not only be informal but often also local (colloquial ...
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Online-Wörterbuch / Lernmaterialien ab C1-Level

Ich habe keine direkte Antwort, aber ich hatte an einem deutschen Sprachinstitut ähnliche Erfahrungen. (Es wurde mir sogar gesagt, dass ich eher informell schreibe.) Meiner Meinung nach wäre es am ...
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Commanding multiple dogs with the German imperative

German has a familar you as well as a distant you. Online translators default to the distant you. The imperative form for that one is indistiguishable from third person plural indicative. Both for ...
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