Author Archive | Jill Evans

Learn German with Videos: 10 Uber Useful YouTube Clips to Learn How to Speak German

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German videos for students go way beyond the dry DVDs made for high school classrooms.

There’s a whole world of funny, fascinating, real-world content on YouTube for you to learn German with videos.

Wait, wait—YouTube? Isn’t that just a site …

The 5 Best Dictionary Apps for Learning German

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You are incredibly lucky.

Want to know why?

Well, as a German learner living in the internet age, so much is available at your fingertips!

Just think about it: You can follow blogs written specifically for German learners or watch …

Top 20 Places in Germany You’ve Got to Visit

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When I say, “Germany,” what’s the first thing that pops into your mind?

Beer? Sausage? Lederhosen?

Yeah, yeah. That’s what I thought you’d say.

Despite being a modern political giant which has undeniably shaped the course of human history, …

A Simple Introduction to German Nominative and Accusative Cases

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Can you find the difference between the two bolded words in the following sentences?

The boy plays with his dog joyfully.”

“The dog sloppily licks the boy all over his face.”

I’ll give you a hint—it’s not the capitalization!…

34 Essential German Vocabulary Words for Summer

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Der Sommer (summer) is finally here!

It’s time to grab a book and head to the beach, have a barbecue, go camping or maybe visit the seaside.

If you’re learning German or planning a visit to Germany, summer is also …

Hallo! 22 Useful German Greetings to Say Hello and Goodbye in German

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After arriving in Germany, I quickly realized something about German greetings.

Young Germans never used the ones I learned in class.

The only person who said Guten Abend to me was a man in an ice cream shop who looked …