Author Archive | Joe Warnimont

Hometown German: 7 German Immersion Courses in the Good Old USA

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If you’ve ever played the old computer game “RollerCoaster Tycoon,” you know how fun it is to use the “magic fingers” to pick up employees or patrons and drop them in other places throughout your theme park.

Imagine if that

The Real Skinny on Whether or Not German Is Easy to Learn

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Das ist einfach!

That’s the answer you might hear from a German who finds it easy to learn English, or any other language for that matter.

In fact, from my travels to Munich and Berlin, it seems like most …

Summer Daze: 8 Dazzling German Summer School Programs

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If you’re an adult, you may dream of the days when you got to experience camp à la “Wet Hot American Summer.”

And, yes, the popular Netflix movie and TV show is streaming with German subtitles (and with German

Find a German Tutor Near You with 5 Highly Searchable Tutor Match Websites

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I still remember the great German tutor I had back in high school.

She’d just come to my school, had a thick German accent in English, wore clothing more reminiscent of a dirndl than anything you could find in America …

Annoyed to Outraged: 15 Fiery German Words and Phrases for Those Angry Days

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Imagine watching the movie “Das Boot” and not being able to understand the fear and anger uttered by the soldiers in their submarines.

Now think about your ultimate language learning goal: gaining German fluency.

What if you could speak …

The English Advantage: 76 Glorious English Words Derived from German

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3 million Germans.

That’s the total number of immigrants who crossed the Atlantic and settled in the states after three major immigration movements in the ’50s, ’70s and ’80s, according to Energy of a Nation.

And before those waves, …

Hearty Practice: 10 Nourishing Resources to Score a Five on the AP German Exam

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Interested in scoring a five on your AP German exam?

Sounds like a lofty goal, but with a decent amount of work and the practice tools that reflect the type of testing you’re bound to go through, many people …