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Useful local words: ‘Geil’ (great), ‘verkatert’ (hung-over), ‘Berliner Schnauze’ (when they're rude to you in shops).
What not to pack: So many clothes (you can buy cheap ones), the pile of books I never read and too many shoes.
What to pack: English comfort food.
Couldn't have done without: My laptop, good old english books and Marmite!
Martha, English and German, Oxford University
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