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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

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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…

published on May 18, 2015, by

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5 Ways To Learn German With Spotify

Spotify is a well-known music subscription service, popular for its huge catalog and user-curated playlists. But did you know that it can also be a great tool for learning German? Even with a free account (advertising-based) you can use the following…

published on April 23, 2015, by

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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…

published on February 9, 2015, by

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Learn German With Comics: A Brief Introduction To German (Web) Comics

Learning a language, any language, is hard. Especially when it comes to learning German, with all the endless grammar rules and exceptions, you’ll need to find ways to make your language study fun. And comics can be a great way to…

published on December 12, 2014, by

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7 Untranslatable German Words

One of the great things about learning a new language is that you gain access to a whole new range of words that don’t exist in your mother-tongue, boiling certain concepts down to an essence. German is infamous for having a lot of words which are…

published on December 2, 2014, by

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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…

published on November 20, 2014, by

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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…

published on October 10, 2014, by

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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,…

published on September 28, 2014, by

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Add a German-English Dictionary To Your Android Kindle App

After writing a tutorial on how to enable a German-English dictionary on the Kindle app for iPad and iPhone, today I’d like to share with you how to enable the same functionality on your Android Kindle app. On your iPhone…

published on July 7, 2014, by

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10 Tumblr Blogs For German Learners

After giving you a quick list of great Twitter feeds for German learners, let’s have a look today how you can boost your German-Fu while traversing the Tumblrverse. Whether you’d like to discover more German songs, learn new words with shiny photos or…

published on June 19, 2014, by

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A Free German Pronunciation Guide Booklet and Audio Lessons

The process of learning a new language has many moving parts, whether it’s slippery sentence structures, esoteric conjugation rules (and exceptions!) or just simply too many sounds that knot your throat and twist your tongue. Different Pronunciation Approaches For Different…

published on June 10, 2014, by