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Need to Learn the Forms of Sein? Turn It Into a Video Game

You’re not just a German learner. You’re an epic word warrior. You wield your Sprachkenntnisse (language proficiency) like a mighty weapon. You cleft words in twain and recombine them with your Grammatik (grammar) skill. But there are certain foes that …

10 Cool German Songs to Make Your German Superfly!

What can you do at a German Diskothek (discotheque)? You can boogie down, of course! You can also order drinks, say “Prost!” (“Cheers!”) with new friends and greet the dawn after a night on the town. But even better, you …

Jokes in German: How to Understand Native German Humor

There’s a stereotype that learning German isn’t all that fun. They say that German is challenging, and German people are dreadfully serious. Anyone who’s seen the fun side of German begs to differ. Witze (jokes) can go a …