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Where In The Country Are You? Posted by on Sep 15, 2021

Guten Tag! I have recently come back from a holiday (der Urlaub), and during the long drive there and back I got to thinking about all the different parts of the country we’d travelled through, and all the signs we’d seen along the way. I wondered if this might be a useful thing for German…

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A Sample Of German: Das Kostehäppchen Posted by on Sep 1, 2021


Guten Tag! Today we’re going to look at a quirky German word, das Kostehäppchen. We will look at its meaning, how to use it, the breakdown of the word itself, and some alternative/related words you may also find useful! What is das Kostehäppchen? Simply put, a Kostehäppchen is a small sample of food you get…

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Talking About Ghosts In German Posted by on Aug 18, 2021


Guten Tag! Today’s post is a spooky one, as we’re talking all about ghosts! I’ll give you a variety of vocabulary on the subject throughout the post, and hopefully clear up some of the confusion about the two main words for ‘ghost’ in German. Geist oder Gespenst? When reading about this subject in German, there…

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

sixth sense

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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The Five Senses In German Posted by on Aug 4, 2021

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Guten Tag! Today we’re going to learn the five senses – die fünf Sinne – in German, as well as some related vocabulary. Let’s get started! Die fünf Sinne – The five senses Here are what the five, basic human senses are called in German: HEARING: das Gehör SIGHT: das Sehen TOUCH: der Tastsinn TASTE…

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All German Football Vocabulary You Need Posted by on Jun 17, 2021

Fußball Football Vocabulary

Germany played the current Weltmeister (World Champion) France, and lost. With 1-0, an Eigentor (own goal) by Germany. Whoops. But let’s not give up, there are many more games to come! If you want to get some vocabulary down for the next game, look no further – here’s a list of some essential football vocabulary, so you can follow…

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Zoom Meetings In German Posted by on Feb 3, 2021

Guten Tag! I hope you are all well, and have had a great start to 2021. We are nearing March, which will, unbelievably, mark one year since the start of the Coronavirus Pandemie (pandemic) lockdown here in the UK. We have discussed the more serious matters regarding the pandemic throughout the year on this blog…

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