André Klein

  • 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