Go with the Flow! 200+ of the Most Common German Nouns


What is the longest word you can think of?

Imagine a word that is 63 letters long. Yes, 63 individual letters.


That may seem longer than all of Germany’s beautiful rivers combined, but its meaning, “law delegating beef label

Prost! How to Order a Beer in German Like a Native


“Beer, please!”

You know you’d never say this at an actual pub.

So if you’re trying to order a beer in German, saying “Bier, bitte!” isn’t gonna cut it.

There are so many details you’d be missing. What kind of …

Type Deutsch to Me: 4+ German Chat Bots for Stress-free Language Practice


The bots have invaded.

They’re hiding in our phones and idling in our homes disguised as vacuums and “home assistants.” We rely on them for organizing our thoughts, finding information—and maybe doing a bit of light housekeeping.

While your robot …

How to Learn German Grammar: 5 Critical Concepts to Master


When you hear the word “grammar,” you might get overwhelmed.

You might immediately think of the tons of rules (and exceptions) languages have.

You might even think that grammar is difficult or boring.

But guess what: Grammar is essential to

FYI: 70+ of the Most Useful German Abbreviations


The language you use may be smaller than you realize.

Whether you’re texting your BFF or expertly crafting your next tweet, abbreviations, or Abkürzungen in German, come in handy all the time.

Think about it.

When was the last …

Forum Frenzy: Your Guide to the Internet’s Best German Language Forums


Say you watched an incredible sci-fi movie over the weekend.

You’re absolutely dying to dissect the convoluted plot with one of your buds.

The only problem: your friends hate sci-fi!

Looks like you’ll need to go online to find

3 Simple Uses of the German Word Zu, Plus When to Avoid It


They’re any Scrabble player’s secret weapon.

Those tiny, two-letter words.

Am… is… do… on…

I could keep going. There are quite a few words you can create in English with only two letters.

Same goes for German. Which ones can …