But if you have a little more time on your hands, don’t hesitate to pick up a German novel.
Why Learn German Through Reading?
Though it may seem daunting, reading is one …
After arriving in Germany, I quickly realized something about German greetings.
Young Germans never used the ones I learned in class.
The only person who said Guten Abend to me was a man in an ice cream shop who looked …
English has many words that are exactly the same in German.
For example: warm, blond, finger, etc.
And there are German words that sound like English and are, in fact, cognates.
For example: Bett (bed), Fisch (fish), leicht…
Struggling to understand your friend from Basel?
Not sure why that Viennese man told you to “greet God”?
Recognizing regional dialects and slang are key to understanding the German language. With somewhere between 50 and 250 dialects, you better start …
What’s the hardest part of learning German?
For English speakers, it just might be German word order.
The German word order, when you translate it literally into English, comes out looking like some kind of bizarre, Shakespearian knot that needs …
What’s the best way to learn German?
Traditional German classes?
Thankfully there are less conventional and more fun ways to learn German – like learning German through songs and music.
FluentU brings German to life with real-world videos.
Learning German becomes fun and easy when you learn with movie trailers, music videos, news and inspiring talks.
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