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Responding To ‘Wie Geht’s?’ In German Posted by on Oct 12, 2021

Guten Tag! Wie geht’s? In my last post, we looked at alternative ways of saying this phrase, which means ‘How are you?’ in German. In this post, we’re going to look at alternative responses you can give, aside from the standard ‘Gut, danke’ (‘Good, thanks’). After all, what if you’re not feeling good? Or what…

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Alternative Ways To Say ‘How Are You’ In German Posted by on Sep 29, 2021

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Guten Tag! Wie geht es dir? This is the go-to phrase you will learn in any German lesson to ask ‘How are you?’, along with its abbreviation, Wie geht’s? (‘How’s it going?’). You might be wondering if there are some other, more creative ways of saying this phrase, and the answer is, of course, ja!…

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Talking About The ‘Sixth Sense’ In German Posted by on Aug 17, 2021

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Guten Tag! Last week, I wrote about the five senses (die fünf Sinne) in German. If you haven’t read that post yet, you can catch up by clicking here. Today’s post will continue on the theme of the senses, but focus more on feeling-based senses, often referred to as the ‘sixth sense’ or ‘gut instinct’…

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Making Mistakes In German Posted by on Mar 7, 2018

Guten Tag! Today’s post is about mistakes. Sometimes we are aware that we might be saying something incorrectly in German, like muddling up words that sound similar but have different meanings. What we are not so aware of is what we are actually saying when we do this – which can lead to us feeling…

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German Quiz: Halloween, Oktoberfest and Emotions Posted by on Nov 17, 2017

Hello and welcome to another quiz! I hope you’ve been reading the last few posts as this quiz is about Halloween, Oktoberfest and an older post about expressing Emotions. If you want to refresh your memory before taking the quiz, you can read about the topics here, here and here. Good luck! Richtig oder Falsch?…

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Six German Words That’ll Change Your Life Posted by on Mar 22, 2017

Guten Tag! Ich hoffe, es geht euch gut. Today I’m bringing you six German words that are all somehow related to feelings you get before, during or after a period of change: The excitement and nervousness of new beginnings, the fear of having run out of time to change your life,  the exhilarating feeling of…

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Express Yourself In German With These Adjectives Posted by on Mar 15, 2017

Guten Tag! I’m here with what I hope will be another practical, useful post for you all! First, a question: Do you ever speak or write in German only to find yourself using the same words over and over again? Is everything good always ‘gut’ and everything bad always ‘schlecht’? Does it ever frustrate you…

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