German Language Game: The Berlin Wall
This German Quick Language Game lets you practice some 12 German terms that relate to the Berlin Wall. Use them for your next conversation - in German - about the Berlin Wall, which was built in August 1961 and fell in November 1989.
Most Germans from that time - and many Americans too - remember where they were when they heard the surprising news that the Berlin Wall was being torn down. That point in time is usually referred to as "die Wende" (the turning point) in German.
You can also read our Blog: The Berlin Wall and Memories of a Frightened Teenager..., with some more about "Die Mauer" and memories when I returned from East Berlin in 1965.
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