German Article Anxiety? The Cure Is This Guide to Using and Remembering the Right Articles


The beer hall in Munich is dazzling.

High ceilings soar over crowded tables of patrons chatting enthusiastically with tall steins of beer.

You go up to the counter and say, in German, “I would like a beer.”

Simple, right?

But …

End Auxiliary Confusion! A Guide to German Auxiliary Verbs


“Ich möchte eine Kuh sein.” (I would like to be a cow.)

I’ll always remember what my friend told me about his career goal.

“Wie bitte?” (What?), I said, trying to contain my laughter, and failing.

“Oh! I …

6 Must-download Android Apps for 6 Approaches to German Learning


We’d all love to install the German language straight into our brains.

But I’m not holding my breath for that leap in technology.

We don’t even really have self-driving cars yet.

In the meantime, installing quality German learning apps to

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 …

5 Fun Ways to Learn German with Music and Get Your Studies Stuck in Your Head


As the famous German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said: “Without music, life would be a mistake.”

We could not agree more, and this idea has even been confirmed by science (as we shall see in the next section).

Music gets us …

Love “Risk?” 4 Strategy-heavy German Board Games to Add to Your Collection


Remember Battleship, Chutes and Ladders and Operation?

Put those right out of your mind.

Board games around the world these days are detailed, sophisticated and endlessly re-playable.

And nowhere is that more true than in Germany.

German board games are …

5 German Translation Apps for Android That Bring the Language Within Reach


So you’ve booked your dream trip to Berlin, Vienna, Zurich…

Or maybe you’re still just dreaming about it.

Either way, you want to be prepared for German interactions when you arrive.

Otherwise, you’ll get totally lost trying to order