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3 Tips For Remembering German Plurals Posted by on Jan 28, 2020

There are a lot of rules in German for forming plurals. In English it is a bit easier, as we mostly just add an “s” onto the end of the word (of course there are still some exceptions). The other day when I was teaching a fitness class, I realized I didn’t know what the…

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The German Word Eselsbrücke (Mnemonic) Posted by on May 3, 2019

Guten Tag! Today we are going to look at the German word die Eselsbrücke, and what it means. Not only is it an interesting word, but an Eselsbrücke is something that might even help you with your language learning! Die Eselsbrücke literally translates to ‘the donkey bridge’. Its actual translation in English, however, is mnemonic…

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German prepositions that require the accusative case Posted by on Sep 13, 2010

This is my final post on prepositions and their required grammar cases. German prepositions that require the accusative case are: bis – until; till entlang – along gegen – against um – for; to; in order; around durch – through für – for ohne – without wider – contrary to Usually, nouns themselves do not…

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