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5 Tips For Your Indoor Plants In German Posted by on Mar 30, 2021

Following on from my last post, which you can find here, I will be giving you five top tips on how to keep your plants alive and thriving indoors. I love having plants in my home. Not only are they good air filters, but they also brighten up the place. 1. Diese Pflanzen lieben die…

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4 Ways German & English Are Similar Posted by on Oct 2, 2019

Guten Tag! Last time we looked at 4 ways German & English are different from one another. This time, I’m giving you four ways that German and English are similar to one another. Of course, there are many more things that could be said, so if you have any more ways that German and English…

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4 Ways German Differs From English Posted by on Sep 25, 2019

Guten Tag! When learning a language, people often want to know how the target language differs from their own. Recognising these differences can be a very useful way to get to know and understand the characteristics of the language you are learning. So here are four ways that German differs from English! English has the…

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Get Your German Off To A Flying Start! 9 Tips Posted by on Jan 9, 2019

Guten Tag (Hello)! And, if this is your first time on Transparent Language, WILLKOMMEN (Welcome)! With a new year comes a fresh start, and with many people making new year’s resolutions, learning or brushing up on a language is often one of them. If you’ve decided to learn or brush up on your German this…

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The German Diminutive Posted by on Dec 12, 2018

Guten Tag! Today I’m going to tell you about diminutives in German. Diminutives are words that are altered to express a smaller, younger or ‘cuter’ version of themselves. An example of an English diminutive is the word droplet, from the word drop, and the word booklet, from the word book. In English, words often become…

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4 Easy Grammar Rules to Remember when Learning German Posted by on Feb 27, 2018

When i was learning German in school I never understood the grammar. All the different rules of when the article changes and so on always confused me. These four tips have helped improve my German and are so easy to remember! Let me know if they help you too. 1. What article to use when…

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Should I Roll My Rs In German? Posted by on Feb 21, 2018

Guten Tag! Today’s post is all about a question many German language learners encounter at one point or another, and that is: Should I roll my Rs when I speak German? And if I am supposed to, how do I physically do it? The rolled R is a stand-out feature of the German language for…

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