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The Apartment
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Follow the story of three young American women who end up in Berlin together. Living in an apartment together is fun, but presents challenges. You will learn everyday vocabulary and hear informal conversations.

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The Apartment - Maggie's visit - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Julia and Rachael are young American women living in Berlin. Maggie, a friend of theirs from the United States, is coming for a visit. They are pretty excited about Maggie's arrival.

The Apartment - Maggie's visit - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The three girls are happy to be reunited, and Maggie gets settled into the apartment. She feels lucky to have such good friends.

The Apartment - Maggie's visit - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The three friends have breakfast together, do some catching up, and muse about the future. Who knows, will they all end up living together in Berlin one day?

The Apartment - Problems - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Living together can be challenging, even for good friends. Maggie, as a guest and friend, can't help but notice that Julia is feeling frustrated about something.

The Apartment - Problems - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

It turns out that Rachael is also unhappy, and Maggie is feeling more and more uncomfortable about being in the middle of things.

The Apartment - Problems - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Maggie decides to intervene, and finally the girls are encouraged to stop sulking and talk about their issues.

The Apartment - The Date - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Rachel, Julia, and Maggie talk about a fun party they attended the night before. Julia may even have found a boyfriend.

The Apartment - The Date - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Thomas invites Julia to a cafe. She's nervous beforehand and almost calls it off, but Rachael and Maggie help her maintain her confidence and pick out a nice outfit.

The Apartment - The Date - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Rachael and Maggie have some doubts about telling Julia what they saw on one of their walks. In terms of language, this segment nicely captures how often the word “really” is used in conversation.

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