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|English to German translations [Non-PRO]|
|English term or phrase: dear milly|
165 Choumert road,
Monday 26th May 2003
I am sorry this letter has been so delayed. I have had a lot of work to complete, and I have had quite a few exams since I last saw you, but now that we have a half-term holiday break, I have lots of free time, so I am writing to you.
I hope your stay with Martin and Corina has been pleasant. I would love to stay at their house as a guest student; it is so big and grand. They have worked hard for years to get where they are now, and they deserve it.
My stamp album is not very organised at the moment. It has been surprisingly hard to obtain some stamp mounts to display my collection; there does not seem to be many collectors where I live, and I had to go to a specialist shop to buy some. I have managed to select several stamps for both your brother and father. I was not quite certain in what area your father specialised his collection in, so I have put together a few old English stamps, and some more modern ones, for good measure.
I hope you have been able to translate and read my very badly written letter. German is a fantastic language, and I would very much like to learn it properly. I did learn at bit at my previous school before I moved to my current one, but at my new school, they do not offer the language to new-coming students, only French. I have been able to write this letter with the help of the Internet (what would I do without it?) and my trusted German-English dictionary! (So if there are any grammar mistakes, it’s the computer’s fault.
Do you remember when we sorted out those old stamps I had bought? The ones with one hundred million Deutsch marks on them? We sat in Martin & Corina’s dining room and you translated the German on them and pointed out the famous places on the stamps. Well, I mounted them into my old album and showed them to my history teacher (we are studying world war two in class, very interesting!) and she was very, very impressed by my knowledge of them! Thank-you!
I have to go now, my sister is fed up with me going on the Internet because she is trying to make a call to her friend. If you have time, you could maybe write back? It would be great to hear from you and find out if your brother and father liked the stamps.
|German translation:Liebe Milly / Michaela|
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