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1 Things to do in English in Hamburg

Things to do in English in Hamburg

English Theatre ...

The theatre present plays of all genres in the original English. It is on the first floor of Hammonia Bad, Lerchenfeld 14, 22081 Hamburg.

Hamburg Players English Theatre ...

The Hamburg Players e.V. is an English-language amateur theatre group, presenting three plays a year at the Theater an der Marschnerstrasse in Hamburg.

The Rover Rep Celtic Cellar ...

Irish pub in the heart of Hamburg. The Celtic Cellar is the home of live music. We host wine tastings, whiskey tastings, have karaoke evenings, screen sports events ... there is even the possibility to play darts.

Pub Quiz ...

The Irish Rover pub quiz is held on Thursdays nights at 8.00pm.                             Address: The Irish Rover, Großneumarkt 8, 20459 Hamburg

English Cinema in Hamburg 1 and 2 ...

After Streits closed down, the Savoy became the new home to English cinema in HH. Address: Steindamm 54, 20099 Hamburg. And ... there's even more English cinema in Hamburg: on Monday nights at UCI Mundsburg they play a surprise film in English at 8 pm. Thanks for the tip Martha!

English Cinema in Hamburg 3 ...

The Abaton cinema regularly shows movies in the original version.                               Address: Allende-Platz 3, 20146 Hamburg

Fleetenkieker Irish Pub - Live Sports ...

We offer Live Sports, Live Music, Irish Beers, Whiskeys and Irish Homemade Food. We also have many different programmes and events all year long.

British Flair ...

2015 feiern wir 25 Jahre British Flair in Hamburg. Vom 8. bis 9. August 2015 wartet ein vielfältiges und unterhaltsames Angebot auf Sie. Hier trifft die feine englische Art auf hanseatische Eleganz. Hamburger Polo Club, 22609 Hamburg.

The British Club ...

A club which provides a bridge between British and German culture.

British Shopping in Hamburg ...

Enjoy a lovely Roddas Cream Tea or a Cornish Pasty from Warren's Bakery while you are doing a bit of shopping.

Rugby in Hamburg ...

The Hamburg Exiles R.F.C. is a club for everyone who loves the sport. Members come from around the globe to play and to find friends.

Free Guided Tour of Hamburg City Hall ...

We are a group of local guides who would love to show you our beautiful city; we incorporate our local knowledge to give you the most up-to-date stories of Hamburg.

Sightseeing Tours ...

All our tours are combinable so that you can discover all of Hamburg with your day ticket.

Spotted by Locals ...

Up-to-date tips by local Hamburgers who write about their favorite places. Perhaps you too can impress your English speaking visitors with some of HH's hotspots?

2 English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language

Learn English with the BBC ...

Prize-winning interactive BBC site for learners of English.

Learn English with the British Council ...

British Council site with games, stories, listening activities and grammar exercises for learners.

American English ...

This site provides English skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency and problem-solving.

Business travel ...

Improve your English as you follow Tony and May's Manchester adventures through video clips audio diaries, interviews with business people and quizzes.

Learn real English ...

PhraseMix is a tool for English learners who want to speak every day English well.

Business Spotlight ...

Online resource for learning Business English  

Better writing ...

Useful resource for better writing.

Listen and write ...

Improve your listening skills and hear about the news.

Grammar, vocab and writing ...

Interactive Flash exercises for IELTS, EAP, Cambridge and general English. Over 170 exercises.

Video quizzes ...

English as a second language video quizzes for beginners-advanced learners.  

Dictionary of typical mistakes ...

Common errors in English explained.

English grammar online ...

Free exercises and explanations, tests, vocabulary, business English, games on English as a foreign language and plenty of information on English language and cultures.

Grammar practice ...

A grammar quiz site. Over 200 quizzes and counting.

Activities for English language learners ...

Self-study quizzes for students. After answering the questions, you can check your answers.

The English guide ...

Practice English vocabulary, the alphabet and numbers. Place your cursor over an image or text to hear it pronounced aloud.

English Forum ...

Great place to learn and discuss the English language.

Help desk for English learners ...

A resource site for English Language students. Exercises and spelling drills, reading tools, dictionaries and other activities.

Test yourself ...

Tests, tests and more tests 

3 Learn English with Newspapers

Learn English with Newspapers

The Learning Network - The New York Times ...

Ideas and exercises for English language learners.

Learn English with The Guardian ...

Worksheets for English language lessons based on topical news stories at advanced and lower-intermediate levels.

The Voice of America ...

Listening exercises as well as printable articles and activities from the Voice of America.

The Times 100 - Business Case Studies ...

Business Case Studies using real information and issues from real companies.

The Financial Times ...

The famous pink one.

The Economist ...

Provides opinion on international news, business, finance, science and technology, overviews of cultural trends. Also publishes all articles from The Economist print edition.

The Sun ...

Most infamous tabloid full of UK popular culture at its most raucous.

Spiegel International ...

SPIEGEL brings its voice to English readers. Provides a selection of original daily features, news, and an overview of what German newspapers and commentators are writing.

Engine Magazine ...

E-zine with focus on English for Engineers

Business Spotlight ...

Magazine with focus on learning Business English 

4 Podcasts

Podcasts

What is a podcast?
A podcast is an audio file that you download from the Internet. After you download it, you can listen to it on your computer or on an MP3/portable music player (for example, an iPod or iRiver).  You can subscribe to a podcast so that it is delivered to you automatically each day, just like a newspaper. The podcasts we recommend  here are free of charge. 

English as a Second Language Podcast ...

English audio files at a slower speed using everyday phrases and expressions. Key expressions are explained.

Sky News Podcasts ...

Download the latest video news from Sky News to your mp3 player so you can watch when and where you like. 

Business English Pod ...

Regular podcasts covering a variety of business themes. 

BBC Radio 4 ...

News and features from BBC Radio 4 also known as intelligent speech. 

Harvard Business Review IdeaCast ...

HBR IdeaCast is a free videocast featuring breakthrough ideas and commentary from leading thinkers in business and management. For more advanced learners.

Manager Tools ...

A weekly podcast focused on helping you become a more effective manager and leader. It is U.S. based and intended for managers in the corporate world. It's full of practical techniques for managing staff and organisations. It is widely applicable to managers of all kinds, and anyone who has working relationships with other people.
Each episode is approximately 45 minutes long.

5 Business

Business

Money Unlimited ...

The Guardian's dedicated 'Money' section gathers a selection of money-related articles and analysis 

Trend Watch ...

A leading trend firm which scans the globe for emerging consumer trends, insights and innovations.

The Association of British Insurers ...

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) participates in debates on public policy issues; and acts as an advocate for high standards of customer service in the insurance industry. 

The British Bankers' Association ...

The British Bankers' Association (BBA) is the principal trade association for banks operating in the UK. It is a representative body in the financial services sector. 

WorkSmart ...

Practical site dealing with aspects of HR, labour relations and union issues 

Personnel Today ...

Practical site dealing with aspects of HR  

6 Dictionaries

Dictionaries

Linguee ...

Dictionary and search engine for 100 million translations.

Google translator ...

Google's online language translation service instantly translates text and web pages.

Dict.cc ...

German/English/German 

Leo.org ...

German/English/German 

Business Dictionary ...

Business terms and expressions explained in context.

Visual Thesaurus ...

An English thesaurus that helps you find the meanings of words and show connections among associated words.

Thesaurus ...

Synonym Dictionary 

Acronym finder ...

Dictionary of acronyms 

7 Fun Stuff

Fun Stuff

For football fans ...

The Guardian's interactive football podcast & blog - high quality journalism, very funny and everything you need to know about the world of international football every week

Inspiring ...

Watch and listen to some of the latest ideas in technology, entertainment and design (TED) given at the TED event every year in Monterey California. The quality of the speakers as well as their cutting edge ideas make TED so special and inspirational.

Idioms ...

A blog which looks at a different English idiom every day and aims to provide learners with some 'food for thought'!

 

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