20 Common German Idioms to Sound Like a Native

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Ever find yourself totally baffled in the middle of a German conversation?

Struggling to make sense of seemingly irrelevant comments?

Like, things are going great until your friend says something bizarre about a dancing bear, or dumpling broth. What gives?…

21 Inspiring German Proverbs for German Learners

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Do you feel like you’re not quite fluent yet?

Have you advanced significantly studying German, but still feel like something is missing?

Learning German proverbs can inspire you to take that final step and finally achieve fluency.

Let’s say that …

German Food Vocabulary: 9 Dishes You Don’t Want to Miss

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Hast du Hunger? Are you hungry?

If you are, be warned: this introduction to German food might make you even hungrier.

This article may not help you feel better immediately, but it will help you envision an authentic culinary excursion …

How to Learn German Fast: 4 Shortcuts That Actually Work

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Let’s be honest for a second.

There are much easier languages you could choose to learn than German.

Both in terms of sound inventory and grammatical complexity, the Teutonic language is not the most welcoming subject for students.

I …

Summer in Berlin: 9 German Vocabulary Words You Must Know

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You’re already equipped with vital summer German words, so let’s head to Berlin!

Summer in Berlin is a time for Spargel, open airs, trips to the Flohmarkt, and the shock of your first encounter with Freikörperkultur.…

12 Great Ways to Find a Partner for German Language Exchange

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You’ve been watching German movies on the weekends and listening to German music while you drive and exercise.

Your listening and comprehension have gotten loads better, but now you want to practice speaking German, which is still much harder for …

German Pronunciation Tips for 3 Sounds We Love to Hate

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German pronunciation is the butt of many jokes.

I understand why.

German has hard sounds and long words with colliding consonants.

For non-German speakers, listening to a German TV show or movie can sound like German people are constantly fighting …