German

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

Lifestyle

What Ambitious Parents Can Teach You About Freelancing

When I first started with Fluent Language Tuition, I had no idea where the whole experiment was going to go. I was so hesitant to consider this a real business that I tried to hide my name from the website,…

October 3, 2014, by

German

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

German

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

German

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

Indie Publishing

Why eBooks Should be Priced Like Apps

When your browse any of the big online bookstores these days you’ll find both books by independent publishers and traditional publishing houses (“Big Five”). One of the main differences between them lies not necessarily in the quality of writing, editing…

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