Author Archive | Veronica Pamoukaghlian

5 Easy German Short Stories to Boost Your Learning

What we learn with the heart is seldom forgotten. And short stories can make that happen for your German. Reading creations from great writers is simply good for the soul, and the German language has thousands to choose from…

10 Simple Shortcuts to Get Online German Tutoring

Have you ever felt like your classroom teacher was focusing on something unnecessary or uninteresting? Are you sick of running around to have the class schedule fit into yours? That can all be over now. You are officially free. Welcome …

Don’t Settle! Read What You Love in German on These 9 Websites

Reading provides access to a Weltanschauung (worldview) rooted in both language and culture. The moment you’re able to read in a new language, your whole universe expands. Languages shape thought. Once you master a language, you’ve mastered a new way …

32 German Party Phrases for Social Butterflies

Germans are famous for their party culture. If you ever visit the land of Oktoberfest, you’ll probably want to get in on the action. And that’s great, because socializing is one of the best ways to experience authentic German.…

4 German Mardi Gras Traditions You Must Experience

In München, as much as in Rio, Venice and New Orleans, Carnival or Mardi Gras is a time for celebration, dancing, feeling free to be oneself (behind a mask) and participating in fabulous parades. I grew up with the marvelous …

10 Quality German Learning Books That You Should Devour

Some people like to talk about how books are no longer useful. Those people have obviously never tried to learn German. The seemingly unconquerable domains of German grammar, irregular verbs, confusing declinations and endless vocabulary await. When the …