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This Is How German Letters Sound Posted by on Dec 12, 2019

When you learn a new language, it is sometimes hard to get the pronunciation just right. You’re met with a blank stare, the native has no clue what you’re trying to communicate. Sure, you could try describing it, but what if you know the word, know how it’s written, but just not really how to…

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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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German Quiz: Words and Sentences Posted by on Sep 5, 2017

Hello and welcome to another quiz. This time the topics are pick up lines, asparagus season, heatwaves and Spring! Feel free to share your answers or your score at the bottom in the comment section. If you want to prepare before you take the Quiz you can find the topics here, here, here and here…

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German Quiz in Countries, the School System and Goodbyes Posted by on Oct 18, 2016

Welcome to another quiz! This time it will be about countries, the school system and how to say goodbye in German, if you want to read the topics one more time before you take the quiz, you can find them here, here and here. Click on “answer” to open the answer to each question. I’d…

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German Garden Vocabulary Posted by on Aug 29, 2016

Guten Tag! Today I’d like to teach you all about German garden vocabulary! We’ve had a great couple of posts on here about what things are called around the home, but nothing really focusing on the garden. As summer is in full swing (finally!) you’re probably spending more time outdoors, so here are the German…

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Sport in German Posted by on Nov 23, 2015

As a fitness trainer, I teach my classes in German. I once taught a class in English as a woman requested it (she was going to England for holiday and wanted to brush up on her English). As I taught it I realised how hard it was to translate the class back into English, even…

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Happy Mother’s Day! Vocabulary for Mother’s Day Posted by on May 10, 2015

In Germany the second Sunday of May is Mutter Tag (Mother’s day). The only exception is when the second Sunday falls on a public holiday “Pfingstsonntag” in which Mother’s Day is then changed to the first Sunday of May. This year it’s on the 10th of May, which is today! Here are some ideas in…

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