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What main languages are spoken here?:

German is the main language. Since we are near France, French can be heard in the shops. I was able to switch comfortably between French and German while visiting a French supermarket this past week. 

What type of money is used here?:

The Euro is the currency of the European Union, which Germany is a part of.

How much does a bottle of water cost?:

1,20€ is the common price for water at a restaurant. It can be bought for under a Euro at the supermarket.

What was the best meal this week?:

The highlights of the week include a mushroom risotto and some soft cheese. I hope to try my hand at making curry this weekend. 

What music did I listen to this week?:

I did not listen to much music this week. I was busy with work. I need to catch up on newly released songs. 

What activity was the most fun this week?:

I went to France with my mentor teacher and another teaching assistant. We bought some cheese, baguettes and wine. That was my first time going to France! The border is very close to the city I live in and is easily reachable by car. 

What did I read this week?:

I read a lot in both German and English. I am currently reading the novel Holes with my 10th grade students at school.