Author Archive | Joe Warnimont

6 Festive German Christmas Stories with Interesting Historical Roots

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“Frohe Weihnachten!” 

That’s how Germans say “Merry Christmas,” usually while dining on scrumptious traditional foods and roaming through illuminated street markets.

Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas yourself, learning about the German spin on the holiday is important if you’re …

8 Jolly German Christmas Songs to Boost Your Holiday Spirit

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Can you hear the carolers?

It must be that time of the year, because Christmas songs are starting to ring throughout homes, shopping malls and even airports.

The spirit of Christmas, and the entire holiday season, is not complete without …

13 Wicked Fun Ways to Learn German

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Learning German, or any language for that matter, is supposed to invigorate the mind, dip you into a new culture and assist in forging bonds with others around the world.

Why is it that so many German-learning techniques …

9 Famous German Singers Who’ll Make You Love the Language

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The Top 40 charts are bumping with German learning opportunities.

From classics to electronica, pop to German songs that have hidden grammar lessons, Germany’s music scene has it all.

A jingle in your ear will serve you well when …

How to Learn Conversational German Skills That Sparkle from Day 1

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The first step to learn conversational German is to think about what makes you chatty.

Any movies you’re obsessed with?

Heck, I could gab about “Star Wars” each and every day.

What about discussing the most recent book you’re …

10 Entrancing Intermediate German Novels That Aren’t Too Easy or Too Hard

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You can’t beat an evening sitting outside on a porch, or cuddled up in a blanket, reading a romance or mystery novel your friend told you about last week.

Both settings sound fun and relaxing, and that’s how learning German

6 Best Books to Learn German: Reading for Ravenous Language Learners

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Imagine walking through the streets of Munich in August.

Chatter of Oktoberfest is in the air.

You toss a stone in the bubbling River Isar, stop by a local restaurant and maybe even learn about some science at the Deutsches …