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Dive In! The 9 Best Websites to Learn German Through Immersion Online


How much time do you spend procrastinating online?

It’s okay, you can confide in me.

Wouldn’t all that precious time be better spent focusing on some German study? Ja wohl!

As distracting as the internet may be, it’s also

Perfect Your German Accent with These 10 Tongue Twisters

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Remember tripping over tongue twisters as a kid?

Well, maybe it’s time to get used to them again.

If you’re down with your adjective endings, you’ve aced the subjunctive and even know one or two German slang phrases, …

5 Excellent Ways to Teach Yourself German Outside of Class

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When German class is over, you’re ready to go live the culture vulture lifestyle.

You know, scanning Twitter, clicking through online magazines, binging on Netflix and recipe pinning.

You’re dying to go home, sink into the couch and get online.…

How to Boost Your German Learning with E-books

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Since you’re learning German, you should be reading it. As much as possible.

No bookcase? Not keen on carrying a hefty tome around with you everywhere?

No problem.

How about downloading all your favorite German books onto your e-reader, phone, …

10 Must-read Intermediate German Books by Popular Authors


When you reach an intermediate German level, it’s time to read voraciously. 

But what should you read?

Germany is well-known for producing some great authors.

Just take Goethe and Schiller for example.

That being said, you might not be …

Top 5 Pop Bands to Greatly Improve Your German Listening Skills

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Ok, so you’re squared-away when it comes to reading German.

And you also know which are the go-to movies for improving your Deutsch.

But have you sussed out the German music scene?

There are so many options when …

Learning Advanced German? You’ve Got to Try This

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Want to visit Germany?

Well, you’re learning the German language, so you’d better!

It’s a fantastic country with lots of exciting cities and idyllic rural areas to explore.

But if you’re not sure where to start, or are simply overwhelmed …