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5 Short German Poems with English Translations

No matter the language, poems hold a special place in people’s hearts. The same is true with German poems. Poetry by German greats Goethe, Bertolt Brecht, Heinrich Heine, and so many others, continue to be read and loved today. If you’re looking for short German poems that you can easily memorize by heart, this article is […]

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Romantic Words and Phrases to Help You Woo Your Lover in German

Think German is hardly a romantic language? Think again! In this article, we’ll go through German words and phrases about love and romance.  If you want to tell your German partner how much you care, check out the list of words and phrases below to help you get your feelings across! Quick Navigation Romantic German […]

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How to Describe People in German: Physical Descriptions and Personality

Conversations, no matter the language, are often peppered with descriptions of people we see and know. Whether it’s about physical traits that can be easily seen or the deeper aspects of a person’s character and personality, descriptions are an important part of conversations. So here in this article, let’s learn how to describe people’s looks and […]

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50 Useful German Essay Words and Phrases

Essay-writing is in itself already a difficult endeavor. Now writing an essay in a foreign language like German—that’s on a different plane of difficulty.   To make it easier for you, here in this article, we’ve compiled the most useful German essay phrases. Feel free to use these to add a dash of pizzazz into your […]

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German Holiday Greetings: How to Greet Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in German

When the month of December rolls in, a festive feel starts to permeate the air. Christmas markets (Christkindlesmarkt) start selling their wares and delicious goods, Christmas songs fill the air, and everyone seems to be in good cheer. Needless to say, Christmas is a big deal in Germany. So if you have German friends, make sure […]

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40 Basic German Words and Phrases to Help You Survive a Trip to Germany

Planning a trip to a German-speaking country? Or perhaps you are starting to learn German? You’ll need a list of the most basic German words and phrases.  From the simplest German words to the phrases you need to get by, here’s the list you need together with:its English translation, anda phonetic pronunciation guideAt the end […]

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The Big List of 250 Useful German Adjectives (with FREE PDF!)

Adjectives… Wonderful, useful adjectives. They make language so much more precise and delightful to use–regardless of what language it is! See how adjectives described adjectives in the previous sentences? They do make sentences more nuanced, don’t you think? Which is why here in this article, we’ll be learning a big chunk of German adjectives—250 to be […]

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