André Klein

  • German

    10 Online Games To Boost Your German Learning (Text, Strategy, Adventures)

    Playing video games can be a fun way to learn German (or any language, for that matter), but the problem is that most games designed specifically for learners are utterly boring, so learners will often be better off to just play games designed for…

    published on April 15, 2016, by


    Learn German On Reddit With These 22 German Subreddits

    Reddit, aka “the front page of the internet” is one of the biggest social networks and entertainment websites in the world. Reddit is a lot of things, both good and bad, but the way it works is that users submit links, images…

    published on April 8, 2016, by


    How To Do A German Accent In 4 Simple Steps And Become the Next Supervillain

    Do you sometimes wish you didn’t have a foreign accent while speaking German? Perhaps then for once German natives would stop switching to English and finally honor your painstakingly constructed utterances! Well, it takes time to develop a good command of…

    published on March 31, 2016, by


    How To Use A German Keyboard On Your iPhone, Android, Mac or Windows PC

    Have you ever struggled with German spelling? Don’t worry, we all have, even for native Germans the many rules and reforms can quickly turn correct spelling into a guessing game. But as with everything, practice makes perfect, or as we…

    published on March 23, 2016, by


    Free German Worksheets & Exercises for Beginners and Intermediate Learners

    Want to learn German but can’t afford expensive textbooks and courses? Just looking for some German worksheets to download and print for practice? There are many excellent free resources for German learners (and teachers) online, but it’s not always easy to…

    published on March 11, 2016, by


    Berlin Quiz Time: Test Your Knowledge About The German Capital

    With its 3.5 million citizens, Berlin is the largest city in Germany. It’s nine times bigger than Paris, has more bridges than Venice and is famous for its exuberant night-life and event culture. How well do you know the German…

    published on February 18, 2016, by

    Language Learning

    You’re The Alien! How Learning A New Language Gives You A Radically Different Perspective on Life (If You Let It…)

    When I lived in Bangkok for four years, I often found myself stuck in the sprawling megacity’s notoriously bad traffic, staring out at the bustling sidewalks, and there was a certain recurring sign that never failed to catch my attention….

    published on December 1, 2015, by


    10 Strange German Laws (Fact vs. Fiction)

    Germany is well-known for being a country with a million different laws, rules and regulations about everything from signing forms to building houses. There are many blogs and news-outlets online that talk about any number of “crazy German laws”, some of…

    published on October 22, 2015, by


    How To Use A German-English Dictionary with Kindle Cloud Reader

    As a language instructor and author of language learning textbooks, I’ve always found the Kindle’s built-in dictionary a great tool to make reading foreign language texts more fluid and frictionless. Whether it’s on your Kindle ereader, on your iPhone or…

    published on September 27, 2015, by


    How Well Do You Know German Culture? Test Your Knowledge With This Quiz!

    Hello, German learners and Germanophiles! Do you have what it takes to nail all the answers to our little German culture quiz? Here are 10 questions from the world of German food, drinks and the esoteric arts of “Mülltrennung” (recycling)….

    published on September 2, 2015, by


    A FREE Fantasy Adventure For German Learners In Your Web-Browser

    If you’ve been following our Twitter or Facebook updates, perhaps you’ve heard that the third and final part of the Aschkalon fantasy adventure for German learners is now finally available as paperback edition. Now that all three parts are available as electronic…

    published on July 29, 2015, by


    12 German Cartoon Series For German Learners (Not just for Kids!)

    One of the best ways to learn a language, after having acquired some basics, is to immerse oneself in authentic materials, such as short stories, comics, movies or cartoons. While many cartoons on German television are dubbed versions of American…

    published on July 6, 2015, by