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Master the Selves: A DIY Guide to German Reflexive Verbs

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Everyone talks to themselves.

It’s okay, you can admit it. Whether you voice your thoughts aloud or keep them confined to the space between your ears, you participate in a lot of self-talk.

We all do it!

But did you …

To Each Their Own: Take Ownership of German Possessive Pronouns

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Things that aren’t for the faint of heart:

Skydiving.

Deep-sea diving.

Ice swimming.

And… German possessive pronouns.

Do you have what it takes to own this tricky part of speech?

Possession is nine-tenths of the law in the …

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 …