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How German are you? An alternative citizenship test

February 27, 2019

Forget memorizing the German constitution and all the state capitals. If you want to become German, this is what you really need to know.


Rachel is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic - from beer to nudity to complicated grammar — and heads out to get some tips from the Germans themselves.

Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichés and shares her experiences of settling into German life. You'll find more fromMeet the Germans on YouTube or at dw.com/MeettheGermans.