Category: Grammar


Top German Grammar Checker Tools for Desktop, Mobile and Browser Extensions

Many people are wondering if there’s an easy-to-use spelling and grammar checker for German like Grammarly for English. Well, yes and no, or as we say in German JEIN. But we before we look at some potential candidates, let’s delve into a bit of historical context. German Spelling: A Reform Of Reforms Did you know…


8 Free German Textbooks For Beginners

Deutsch im Blick A Foundation Course in Reading German FSI German Basic Course Essential German Tom’s Deutschseite Wolkenkratzer Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch German 101 Easy German Like most textbooks, German textbooks can be quite pricey. Especially for students with a low-budget or those just looking for a good way to get started without breaking the bank,…


Free German Worksheets & Exercises for Beginners and Intermediate Learners

Want to learn German but can’t afford expensive textbooks and courses? Just looking for some German worksheets to download and print for practicing your grammar? There are many excellent free resources for German learners (and teachers) out there, but it’s not always easy to find them. In this post I’ve collected some of the resources…


Why German Grammar Is Dead Simple (free download inside)

A while ago these images were making the rounds about how German sounds cruel and gritty compared to other languages. And while the prejudice of Teutonic doom and gloom will probably not come off any time soon (thanks, Wagner) there is another prejudice which is just as widespread, namely that German grammar is impossibly difficult….