André Klein

  • German

    Why You’ll Never Get The German Sense of Humor Unless You Learn the Language

    Have you ever heard the saying that Germans have no sense of humor? Well, it’s a fairly widespread belief. In a 2007 study more than 30,000 people in 15 countries were asked to rank the world’s countries with the worst sense of…

    November 20, 2014, by

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    What’s The Best Software For Writing Ebooks? – A Brief Introduction

    Once you’ve made the decision to write your first ebook and self-publish it or just finally release that epic fantasy tome catching dust in your drawer, the inevitable question arises: what’s the best software for this? How much should you spend? Is there…

    October 24, 2014, by


    10 Ways To Find Simple German Texts and Stories For Beginners Online

    Reading can be a great way to learn a language, but it’s not always easy to find texts which are both simple and interesting enough, especially for beginners. When you ask people for easy-to-read German texts, they will often recommend children stories, or…

    October 10, 2014, by


    How To Watch German TV Online In Your Browser Or Mobile Device

    Learning German with apps and self-study textbooks is a great way to start, but after a while translating isolated sentences and stuffing your brain with flashcards and grammatical explanations will not be enough anymore. Whether you start looking at German children’s books,…

    September 28, 2014, by


    Never Get Lost In Our German Learning Dungeons Again With These New Maps

    Recently, I’ve heard from some readers that they were getting lost in the mazes of Genowrin and Shanima. For those who don’t know these books, they are part of an interactive German learning adventure, where the reader has to choose one’s path through…

    August 28, 2014, by


    7 Strange German Superstitions And Slightly Crazy Cultural Beliefs

    Every culture has their own strange superstitions. Even in Germany, which likes to present itself as a bastion of rationality, many old German superstitions are still alive and kicking. Did you know for example, that in Germany wishing happy birthday has…

    August 15, 2014, by