Imagine that you’re on the bus, idly checking your e-mail.
Ding! A new message drops in.
But this time, the subject line is in German. When you open it, it’s filled with German text and sprinkled with link after interesting …
Wait, how’d that happen?
You were reaching out for your German notebook…
But you wound up clicking through a game on your laptop while reclining on the couch.
We get it.
No matter how much you love the language, it …
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 …
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 …
We all know how easy it is to get sucked into a video game!
One hour quickly turns into three, and you don’t even notice that you skipped lunch.
What if you could turn this addiction into a language learning …
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 …
Imagine this: You’ve just flown into Germany for a fun vacation trip.
You’d like to buy a new phone charger, so you decide to head to the closest Saturn, a German electronics chain.
Wanting to test out your phrasebook …
The basic textbook formalities can certainly come in handy.
But what about when you’re seriously craving a delicious ice cream cone?
Or when you’re starving and would kill for a kebab?
Then the little niceties go out the window.
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 …
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 …