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6 Handy German Verb Books for Your Conjugation Needs


Do you often find yourself getting distracted during your German studies?

No surprises there. It’s a wonderful language, but the grammar can be a beast.

It can be even harder to concentrate on verb patterns and the like when …

8 German Rap Songs for Mastering the Language Like a Boss


All the grammar. All the rules. All the vocab.

Learning a new language (and in particular German!) can sometimes feel like an uphill battle.

There’s got to be an easier way, right?

A more engaging, satisfying, …

Improve Your German Listening with 9 “Made in Germany” Podcasts


Building good habits can be difficult.

Every year, you make a New Year’s resolution to change something for the better.

But by the time February rolls around, you get so busy and caught up with day-to-day life that you may …

6 Places Online to Watch German Videos with Subtitles, from Beginner to Advanced


If you’re learning German, subtitles are your friends.

That’s true whether you’re watching a movie or a TV show or singing a German song in a karaoke bar.

It’s simply much easier to understand the language if you can see …

6 German Movies for Beginners That You’ve Never Heard Of


It’s Friday night.

You’ve had a long week and want to zone out on the couch.

Catching up on your German lessons is probably the last thing on your mind.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. Instead of …

How to Find German Music + 10 Easy German Songs to Learn


Learning a new language and listening to music go together like peanut butter and jelly.

Plus, music is an easy way to learn German without really putting in much extra effort.

But where to start? Here’s a guide to finding …

How to Learn German by Exploring the Streets of Germany


The best way to learn a language is to be in a place where you’re surrounded by it—so where better to learn German than in Germany?

Sure, Austria or Switzerland can work as well, but Germany is the biggest of …