Interviews

Laura: “Technology facilitates access, but it can not replace the teacher”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

February 28, 2018, by

German

10 Quiz Questions About German Cities

Do you know your German cities? Take this short and fun quiz to check your knowledge about some of the most famous German cities. Ready? Let’s get quizzical! 1. The biggest sea port in Germany is in … Kiel Bremen…

February 26, 2018, by

Interviews

Elena: “I am a big fan of using games with my lessons.”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

January 24, 2018, by

German

7 Sources Of Free German Ebooks For Learners (PDF, MOBI, EPUB)

One of the best ways to acquire new vocabulary and see all the bits and pieces of German grammar in the wild, while having enough time to take it all in, is reading books in German. You don’t have to…

January 5, 2018, by

German

Behind The Pages: The Making Of A Talking Book (Café in Berlin EPUB3)

As an author of stories for language learners it’s always important to me to create materials that are both fun and useful on a day-today basis. So perhaps it will not come as much of a surprise that many of these works are…

December 27, 2017, by

German

Introducing The Learn German With Stories Super-Bundle Set (PDF, ePUB, MOBI, MP3 + Flashcards)

If you’re following the newsletter you might have heard that now finally all 8 episodes of our Learn German With Stories series Dino lernt Deutsch are available as audiobook editions. In other words, you can now read every episode from Café in Berlin…

December 11, 2017, by

German

9 Free Bilingual German-English Books To Boost Your Reading Comprehension

Reading German short stories or novels can be a great way to quickly expand your vocabulary and see all the fiddly bits of grammar in action. But if you just started out, reading long chunks of German can be daunting…

October 17, 2017, by

Guest Posts

How To Improve Your Social Media Game If You Teach Online

Imagine a brand new suitcase with a broken handle. You can’t throw it away because it’s new, but can you use it? There’s a saying in Russian about “a suitcase without a handle — heavy to carry, but hard to…

September 21, 2017, by

Interviews

Taylor: “The Net Has Removed All Barriers Towards Learning”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

August 14, 2017, by

Guest Posts

7 Virtues to Develop as Teachers

One of these days I received a very interesting e-mail from a younger colleague. I made on her an impression of an untraditional online teacher and she was curious about what I would suggest to a beginner online teacher and…

August 8, 2017, by

German

Free Anki/Quizlet Flashcards For The “Dino lernt Deutsch” German Learning Series

Flashcards can be a great way to learn vocabulary, especially when you study regularly. Most of us carry smartphones around all day so it’s easy to dedicate a few minutes while waiting for the bus, riding in a cab, standing…

August 6, 2017, by

Guest Posts

Five Easy To Follow Steps That Will Improve Your English While Reading

Any article written in English could be transformed into a great learning tool. All you have to do is to follow some simple steps while you are reading it. 1. Anticipate the Content Before you proceed to the reading of…

July 25, 2017, by