German Grammar Checkers: 6 Online Tools to Build Your Writing Confidence


You know the feeling…

You’ve just sent off an email in German. Or submitted a paper to your German professor. Or sent your translated resume to a hiring manager.

You’re communicating in another language, and you’re on top …

Master the Selves: A DIY Guide to German Reflexive Verbs


Everyone talks to themselves.

It’s okay, you can admit it. Whether you voice your thoughts aloud or keep them confined to the space between your ears, you participate in a lot of self-talk.

We all do it!

But did you …

The 2 Biggest German Level Tests You Need to Know About

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Can you actually speak German?

How well?

Would you say you’re conversational, a beginner, advanced, or…?

If you don’t have a good answer, you might consider signing up for a real test of your German level.

Once you’ve made …

Conquer the Basics and Learn German Grammar Online


German grammar has some tricks up its sleeves! But if you know what those tricks are, German won’t be able to fool you!

Surprisingly, you don’t actually need a whole lot of German grammar knowledge to start understanding the language. …

The In’s and Out’s: What to Expect on Your Learn German Journey


Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

German is a language both beautiful and complex, forged by structure yet brimming with room for creativity.

And, like many other foreign languages, it’s received a reputation that makes it seem less approachable than it is.…

To Each Their Own: Take Ownership of German Possessive Pronouns


Things that aren’t for the faint of heart:


Deep-sea diving.

Ice swimming.

And… German possessive pronouns.

Do you have what it takes to own this tricky part of speech?

Possession is nine-tenths of the law in the …

Sick of 99 Luftballons? 20 New Bops to Learn German with Songs

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Go ahead and ask a German learner what their favorite German song is.

Did they say “99 Luftballons” by Nena?

I’m not surprised!

“99 Luftballons” is a classic—it’s without a doubt one of the most popular German songs in …