Author Archive | Jill Evans

10 Useful YouTube Videos German Learners Have to Watch


YouTube is a site for procrastination, right?

Be it work, studying or learning German, it seems like YouTube can distract you from anything.

C’mon. It’s full of music videos, cute animals, kids saying funny stuff and people hurting themselves in …

The 5 Best Dictionary Apps for Learning German

5 best free dictionary apps for learning german

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


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


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

33 summer words learning german

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 …

German Greetings: 22 Useful Ways to Say Hi and Bye

easy ways bye german

After arriving in Germany, I quickly realized something.

Young Germans never used the greetings I’d learned in class.

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