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How To Rate Something In German Posted by on Apr 25, 2018

Guten Tag! Today I’m going to give you some words and phrases to use if you want to rate or review something in German. This may come in useful if you’re purchasing a product in Germany and want to leave a review, or if you’re buying from a German-speaking website or place and want to…

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German Nap Time Posted by on Dec 6, 2017

Guten Tag! Der Schlaf (sleep) is not only one of life’s greatest joys, but it is extremely important, too. So let’s have a look at all things ‘sleep’ in German! Many thanks to the French blog for providing the inspiration for this post.   Firstly, the word for sleep (noun) in German is der Schlaf. The…

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German Herbs & Spices Posted by on Sep 6, 2017

Guten Tag 🙂 We’ve had a great selection of food-related posts on the blog already, which make great resources for all of you German learners who are also foodies! What we’re honing in on today are the small (but important!) foods – the herbs, spices, and specific ingredients used in baking. I hope you’ll find…

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3 Lazy German Words Posted by on Aug 30, 2017

Guten Tag! Today I’d like to bring you not one, not two, but three ‘untranslatable German words’ for your amusement. These are words that do not have a direct translation in English, and are often rather interesting and/or quirky. It’s rainy and dull here today, and I’m sure many people just want to be at…

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At A Petrol Station: German Vocab Posted by on Jun 23, 2017

Guten Tag! Inspired by this post on the Greek blog, I thought it would be handy to look at German vocabulary related to petrol stations and driving – as this is something practical, important, and which you will use in day-to-day life in Germany. This is the German road sign for a petrol station…

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7 Tips on Staying Cool in a Heatwave Posted by on Jun 20, 2017

Servus! We have around 34 degrees in Munich today, and in England (where I come from) there is also a Hitzewelle where it is around 30 – 31 degrees. After melting today at work it gave me the idea to write this post to help you guys with a few tips on how to manage…

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Christmas Vocabulary in German Posted by on Dec 6, 2016

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… which is why I’ve decided to write a post with useful vocabulary you need to know when talking about Christmas! I’ve included links to other Christmassy posts which you’ll find further down. Weihnachten                    Christmas   der Heiligabend   …

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