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How to identify a German’s birthplace
Les Allemands, the Germans, i Tedeschi Guest post by Kerstin Cable of fluentlanguage from the 10th of August 2015 There is a reason...
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Why you Can't Control Language
Don't Worry about Denglish or Anglicisms I was asked, what I though about denglish and the anglification of the German language. Here are my...
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Appointment at Bürgeramt Berlin
How I got a new passport in less than 2 weeks Yesterday I tried to get a new passport for my trip to NYC later this year. Therefore I had to go...
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Danke für all Euer Feedback
I get many comments on youtube of which all (non-troll) are just amazingly soothing. I would like to share them with you in this form. I went back...
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Achtung: Language Learning Apps
This is an updated version of my article about the language learning apps Duolingo & Co. in a much gentler tone than the original...
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You have to pay German church tax
You are obliged to pay German church tax when... Normally German tax payers are only obliged to pay a church tax when they are declared members...
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Charlotte Gauthier
  Before moving to Germany, I had lived in other countries where I didn’t speak the language. I didn’t really feel part of the...
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Typical Mistakes of German learners
Typical mistakes of German learners Someone recently asked, what are common typical mistakes German learners make. Here is my analysis of the...
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How to sound like a real German
How to sound like a real German -Hendiadis learned by heart German hendiadis are combination of words that usually mean the same or at least...
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I want to learn German: The top 10 rules for German learners
When I find the time I answer questions on different forums. Someone asked today what are the most important (grammar?) rules for a beginner German...
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German Grammar Practice Course for Free
Want to learn German in 2015? If one of your goals for 2015 is to learn or to improve your German, I would love to support you. Until the 31st of...
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A letter to PEGIDA
If you haven’t hear of PEGIDA yet, here is a quick overview: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PEGIDA. Keep in mind that not everyone would agree...
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