Topic: Learn German With Games (12 articles)

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The Funny German Animal Names Quiz

The German language is (in)famously known for being very productive when it comes to inventing new words by simply stringing two or more existing ones together. For example, in German a vacuum cleaner is simply called “dust sucker” (Staubsauger), a…

February 6, 2017, by

German

German States & Capitals Quiz

It is commonly known that Germany is a country in the center of Europe. But did you know that the offical name for it is actually “Bundesrepublik Deutschland” (BRD) which translates to “Federal Republic of Germany”? In short, modern Germany…

October 25, 2016, by

German

The Strange German Food Quiz

Germany has a lot of culinary weirdness to offer. Not only are some of our regional specialties very peculiar in nature, they often also come with names which are rather silly. Can you decipher the titles and find out what…

June 14, 2016, by

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…

April 15, 2016, by

German

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…

February 18, 2016, by

German

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)….

September 2, 2015, by

German

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…

July 29, 2015, by

German

An Epic Fantasy Adventure For German Learners (PDF, EPUB, MOBI)

If you’re subscribed to our German ebooks newsletter, you might have heard about it already: our epic interactive fantasy trilogy for German learners is finally complete! To celebrate the completion of this trilogy which was two years in the making, the…

May 18, 2015, by

German

10 Totally Weird German Signs – Can You Make Sense of Them? [QUIZ]

Have you ever been to a country where people speak a foreign language and tried to make sense of the strange sounds and signs around you? It’s actually a fun and effective way to learn a language. But we don’t…

February 9, 2015, by

German

Find German Language Games on Steam

When I first started gaming back in the nineties in Germany, there weren’t too many games around in my native language. While most adventure games were eventually translated into German, the English originals were simply much easier to come by….

February 13, 2014, by

German

German Gamebooks For German Learners

Gamebooks (“Spielbücher” in German), or “choose your own adventure” books, as they’re often called, were all the rage in the 70s and 80s. The idea was simple: to create a book where the reader can influence the story by making…

December 9, 2013, by

German

Learn German With Adventure Games

Foreign language learners have access to a wealth of online learning materials, from books to interactive exercises, videos, audio and more. And yet, one key ingredient is still often missing: real world practice. Sure, if you already live in the…

September 2, 2013, by