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German Verbs with Prefixes
German Verbs with prefixes mostly have to be learned by heart When you advance with your German you will sooner or later come across...
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Learning German Should be Forbidden
German-Lingua Franca in less than 50 Years from Now Many people complain that learning German is a hard task. I disagree. In fact, I am working...
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A new life with smarterGerman
Klaus-Heidi learns German You might have (not yet) heard of Klaus-Heidi, the Swede that is about to start a new life here in Berlin in 2014,...
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German writing: how to write in German
German Writing Practice-A Must The most difficult skill to master when learning German is writing texts. There are quite a few problems to...
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Mastering German III-Learn German Vocabulary
Yesterday, I have spoken about the importance of improving your listening skills and how to train them. In today’s article, I'll discuss how...
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Mastering German II: German Listening
Yesterday I have spoken about what to look for in an excellent private German tutor. For 99% of German learners, there is no way around having a...
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Mastering German I: Get a German Tutor
Learning German is mainly a handicraft like many other things. Of course there are many influences like talent, age, intelligence, experience just...
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My first Language Exchange Meetup
Language exchange meetup: how to meet new people in Berlin. I came to the café late. I am still new to Berlin and I get lost once in a...
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5 Reasons Why Tandem Partners Don't Work
A German Tandem Partner is hard to find. One of the most common complaints of German learners is that it is so hard to get to know Germans...
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Berlitz German and The Berlitz Diet*
„One does not need a diet when learning German, one needs to feast on the abundant knowledge available.“ We all have a natural desire...
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The (R)evolution of Language Learning
When former student of mine and upcoming journalist Paris Karagounis (you can find him on protagon.gr) or as his friends know him better:...
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Books to learn German: Is It the Best Choice?
You might have found out by now that I am a strong supporter of private tuition when it comes to German learning. And while the the books to learn...
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