4 Quick Tips for Mastering German Compound Nouns

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Schweinefleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz.

Confused?

That 67 letter monster, if you can believe it, means the “legislative law for the monitoring of pork-meat labeling.”

Everyone has heard that German is a complicated language, but compound nouns like these take the biscuit. Or the …

9 Awesome German Podcasts to Accelerate Your Language Learning

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Just look at that calendar.

Oh, man. You’re definitely a busy person.

How can you possibly find enough time to study German?

German TV shows and movies, as fun as they might be, require your undivided attention. Who has …

18 Weird German Words You Won’t Believe Exist

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The road to German fluency is full of twists and turns.

Thanks to its lifelong love affair with compound nouns, the German language has smashed all manner of words together to form new, unique vocabulary.

It’s no small

15 Great German Children’s Books for Beginners

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There’s a huge mistake that new language learners tend to make.

Do you know what that is?

We try to run before we can crawl.

Unreasonably high expectations about language progress lead to unnecessary failure, disappointment, frustration.

They’re a major …

36 Essential German Time Phrases and Expressions for Beginners

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When you start learning a new language, you suddenly find yourself conversing with people at the level of a small child.

You’ve had to start from the ground up, learning how to say hello, goodbye and common phrases.

Feels …

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 …