Love Ben’s story, very encouraging / the QLD – German connection. Have to meet him when in Berlin…

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An Australian in Berlin: He left the beaches of Brisbane for the cold of Germany and his dream job abroad. (From: http://www.dw.com/en/ben-fajzullin-journal-and-made-in-germany/a-16371776

   After graduating from the Church of England Grammar School, Brisbane, Ben decided to pursue his goal of working in Germany. He began by  teaching English to Germans, returning to Australia to work as the Nightly Newsreader on SBS. He then left Australia for Berlin to become Senior Business Editor for Deutsche Welle News. He reports regularly on various topics of interest from all over the world, reaching the global community and gaining many followers in the process. Ben is an inspiration to us all, especially for  learners of German.

Ben_Fajzullin_150605-5308Here is Ben’s story:

Taking an early interest in a foreign language was the best thing I did in school. The older you get, the harder it is to master one! And German grammar is a…

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