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Greetings in German
Knowing how to say “Hello”, “Goodbye” and “Thank you” or “Nein, Danke.” in German is not just one...
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The Cologne Cathedral
The first time I heard about the city of Cologne, was when I had a French teacher who told a joke in the first class that went like this: “I...
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Working in Germany - How to get a job in Germany
Is working in Germany as an American (or a foreigner in general) a feasible option for you? What are working hours in Germany like? If...
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A slightly more advanced speaking technique - The Secretary Technique
There are quite a few methods out there that promise to help you improve your German-speaking skills. Not all of them are suitable for beginners...
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Tag der Arbeit - 1st May in Germany
Tag der Arbeit: I had planned to be in Kreuzberg for May Day 2021, to practice my smarterGerman and adjust to the Berliner accent. Germany has a...
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A speaking technique suitable for beginners and the advanced - The Preaching Technique
Learning how to speak German properly can be an easier process than you might think. All you gotta do is to approach it the right way. It’s...
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Freistaat Obersachsen to request German Language Speed Test and German Culture Speed Test before registration
Speed tests are a lovely thing in general. You put an oversized cotton pad up your brain, twirl it around and drag some of your grey matter out...
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10 Tips to learn German fast
So you want to know how to learn German fast?  You're probably wondering things like... What's the easiest and fastest way to learn...
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The German Language Levels
Are you studying German and you’re wondering how long it will take to master each level of the German language? Whenever you come across a...
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How do I learn to Speak German?
Written by Michael Schmitz Learning how to speak German properly can be an easier process than you might think. All you gotta do is to approach...
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A German grammar challenge: the two-case prepositions
Let the flamingos loose A real German grammar challenge, two way prepositions or as we prefer to call them two-case prepositions. These typically...
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German language words: Wehrmachtsnacht
“Fahren wir bald zum Wehrmachtsnacht?” I asked, hopefully. Those longer words in the German language are easy to mix up and turn into...
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