• Monday Posts


    Taio Cruz: Key Player in XXI Century U.S.-German Cultural Relations

    by  • July 23, 2012 • Monday Posts, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Whoa, hey there GLNers!

    If you’re feeling a little groggy today, I have just the thing to wake you up and also confuse you a little: a cute & quirky German translation of “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz. It’s always been a particular summertime-in-the-car favorite of ours, and now it’s infinitely more adorable.

    (Is there a foreign language film/song/book/etc you’re crazy about? Send it to us and it could be featured on G-Blogodaria!)

    Media Monday–Il mondo è mio!

    by  • July 16, 2012 • Monday Posts • 0 Comments

    Hello GLNers! How was your weekend?  Did you do anything creative or inspirational that made you feel like the world is yours? I agree with Charles Baudelaire,“Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recovered at will.”  Hence, today’s song is from a Disney film.  I have not seen Aladdin; a GLN student shared...

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    Media Monday–Quase Um Segundo!

    by  • July 9, 2012 • Monday Posts • 0 Comments

    Good Morning, GLNers! “Almost a Second” is a Portuguese song about missing someone you love.  A member of our community shared it as her favorite so take a listen:  YouTube:  “Quase Um Segundo”.  If you would like to see English translation of the lyrics, click here. Have a Happy Monday! (Is there a foreign...

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    Media Monday–Tu Amor Me Hace Bien!

    by  • July 2, 2012 • Monday Posts • 0 Comments

    Good Morning All!  How is your summer going so far?  Has it been filled with romance?  If so, you can leave a comment in the section below and, perhaps, share “Tu Amor Me Hace Bien” with your love.  You can listen to this song on YouTube.  This version Marc Anthony:  Tu Amor Me Hace Bien...

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    Media Monday–The Central Park Effect!

    by  • June 25, 2012 • Monday Posts • 0 Comments

    Good Morning GLNers!  How was your weekend?  Post a comment below if you would like to share a story.  I attended a screening during the AFI & Discovery Channel Silverdocs international documentary film festival. I saw The Central Park Effect.  At first, when a friend suggested an American-made film about birding, I was unenthused. ...

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    Media Monday–Toi et Moi!

    by  • June 18, 2012 • Monday Posts • 0 Comments

    Dear Readers! Hope you had an enjoyable weekend.  Please post a comment below if you traveled somewhere fun. If you didn’t, are you ready for at vacation?  I am, especially after listening to “Toi et Moi” by Guillaume Grand.  Check out this YouTube version with lyrics YouTube:  Toi et Moi. Here’s an English Translation: ...

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    Media Monday–Es Mi Momento!

    by  • June 4, 2012 • Monday Posts • 0 Comments

    Good morning GLNers!  Our summer language courses start this week.  Surely, you are ready to shine but just in case you need an extra boost, remember that this is your moment.  Better yet, check out this song:  Sarazino:  “Es Mi Momento” on YouTube. Sarazino (which used to be a derogatory term describing Algerian refugees...

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