Author Archive | kendallgriffin

How to Say Happy Birthday in German (And Party Like the Locals Do!)

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What will you wish for as you blow out the candles on your next birthday cake?

How about German fluency?

One important step to get there is learning German customs and phrases that every native speaker knows—like how to wish

Straight Answers to the 4 Biggest TestDaF Questions

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Ready for VIP treatment?

We’ve got your all-access pass to German student life right here.

It’s called the TestDaF.

Do well on this German language exam, and every university in the country will recognize your language skills.

While you’ll have …

How to Learn German on Skype: 9 Sites That Make It Easy

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Can you imagine learning German from someone who lives in Hamburg without buying a plane ticket?

How about getting true insights into die deutsche Kultur (the German culture) from your couch?

Sound cool?

Then you’re in the right place.…

YouTube’s 10 Best Cartoons for Advanced German Language Learners

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“Bugs Bunny…auf Deutsch (in German)? Really?”

That was the response I had to a fellow expat and friend who sought to share some tips with me.

She had long ago mastered the German language and was explaining what helped …

German Halloween Vocabulary: 25+ Freaky, Fun Words

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How about some yummy German Halloween vocabulary with your candy corn?

When you think of Halloween, you probably don’t think of Germany.

But you do think of candy corn, right?

I bet you didn’t know that the Germans had