Author Archive | rebeccahenderson

The Nostalgic’s Guide to the German Past Tense

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Ever wanted a glimpse of the past? Watching old movies should satisfy your fix.

Black and white or fully in color, these films show us what came before.

Because without the past, there wouldn’t be a future—or a present.

The …

The Secret to Asking Questions in German

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“The important thing is never to stop questioning.”

This quote comes from the famous Albert Einstein, according to Creating Minds, a site dedicated to promoting creativity.

Of course, having been born in Württemburg, Einstein would have said it …

Learn German Anywhere with These Awesome Online Practice Resources

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Here’s something to make you feel old.

Did you know that online learning has been around for over 20 years already?

These days, you’re just not getting a full education unless you’re on the internet.

That definitely includes your

Ich ziehe um! 30+ German Words for Moving House

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A new house, a new town and new faces…

Moving can be both scary and exciting!

If you’re preparing to move—or just want to unpack a new type of German vocabulary—our list of terms for moving in German is …

Hansel and German: Accusative German Exercises to Do with Fairy Tales

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Once upon a time, in a far away land, there lived a curious student who wished to learn German.

With a trusty German textbook in one hand and FluentU in the other, this knowledge-seeking apprentice journeyed far and wide, becoming …

Extr@ Fans, You’ll Love This 5-episode Study Guide to “Deutsch Lernen Extra”

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It’s good to be extra!

Everyone loves a little drama.

The folks behind the language learning sitcom “Extr@” definitely agree.

Their characters are always getting into silly situations and miscommunications as they grapple with language barriers and cultural exchanges

How to Pronounce 7 of the Hardest German Words (and Make ‘Em Think You’re a Local!)

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Peter Piper may have picked a peck of pickled peppers…

But how many happy hens did Hans feed?

German is a hard language to pronounce, from the individual sounds to those crazy long compound nouns. Even individual words …