“Congratulations” in German! Your Guide to German Praise, Compliments and Well-wishing

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Hey, you! Congratulations!

Or, as they say in Germany, “Herzlichen Glückwunsch!”

That’s right, you deserve some congratulations.

I don’t know you, but I know it’s true.

Whoever and wherever you are, there’s a lot you’ve had to accomplish to get …

German Genders Questionnaire: A Simple Way to Determine the Gender of Any Noun

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Imagine your furniture filling out a questionnaire that asked: “Are you male, female or neuter?”

Your chair would check the box next to “male.”

Meanwhile, the painting you have hanging above your fireplace would check “neuter.”

But the fireplace itself …

6 Must-have German Grammar Books for Incredible, Unplugged Learning


Turn off your iPads, put down your cellphone, close your laptop

No, wait!

Before you do that, first order one of these amazing German grammar books.

That’s right. We said books.

Not the latest app, or the newest website.…

6 German “Word of the Day” Resources to Get Your Daily Serving of German


When I lived in Germany, I had a daily routine.

In the morning I’d learn a German word of the day on my phone over my bowl of müsli.

Then, I’d spend the day rolling the word around in my …

Doing Your Reps: 14 German Grammar Exercises to Build German Language Muscle

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Quick question: is it leg, arm or chest day?

That was a trick question.

We’re not weightlifting today. Instead, we’re strengthening our German grammar skills!

In fact, a German regimen without grammar exercises is like reading about weight-lifting and then

German Dative Pronouns: The Quick and Easy-to-follow Guide

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Let me give it to you straight: learning German is no picnic.

For English speakers—nay, speakers of many languages—German grammar can be a confusing mixture of three grammatical genders, separable prefix verbs and complex word-building.

Not to mention, there

Sit, Stay and Speak! 15 German Dog Commands for Both You and Spot to Learn

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Are you the proud owner of a furry little friend?

And are you learning German?

If you answered yes to both of those questions, then we have great news for you—and Rex or Fido too!

You can learn