Your Ultimate German Vocabulary List: 100 Most Used Words


Hey, German learners: are you up for a challenge?

Want to flex those memorization muscles and take your vocabulary skills up a weight class?

We’ve got just the thing.

More than 100 of the most commonly used German …

18 Essential German Words and Phrases for a Spooky Halloween


The season of falling leaves and nippy weather is here.

Coming soon is the holiday favored by lovers of tingling spines and sugary delights.

Yes, Halloween is just around the corner, and what with your diligent German studies¬†and your …

Modern German: The Best German Software for Complete Immersion at Home


After returning home from my time abroad in Germany, I remember sighing at the rain trickling down my window.

Just wishing, wishing that I was back in Deutschland.

All I had to do was step out into the …

German Halloween Vocabulary: 25+ Freaky, Fun Words


When you think of Halloween, you probably don’t think of Germany.

But you do think of candy corn, right?

I bet you didn’t know that the Germans had a hand in the popularization of Halloween’s signature sweet.

Although it …

How to Conjugate Strong and Weak German Verbs Like a Pro


If the idea of a “strong” verb immediately conjures images of a verb lifting heavy weights, we’ll need to clear the air.

But what does strong and weak have to do with verbs? What’s the difference?

If you’re in the …

Helpful German Words and Phrases That Make You Sound Superpolite


Navigating the world of etiquette is difficult enough in our own native language.

Our parents’ and teachers’ voices ring in our heads, “Shake hands!” “Always look a person in the eye!” “Smile!”

Little did we know, this is a set …

How to Describe Your Daily Routine in German: 10 Must-know Verbs


What’s the first thing you do when you get up in the morning?

Maybe you brush your teeth, put on the coffee or check the news.

Whatever it is, could you describe it in German?

There are a ton of …