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10 Child-Friendly German Movies to Watch with the Whole Family

While watching movies with your family can definitely be enjoyable, there are two far more important reasons to do it: improving your language skills and communication. Spending a few hours a week or once every two weeks in front of the TV as a family encourages communication. You don’t need to be talking all the […]

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Do’s and Don’ts for People Travelling to Germany

Quick Navigation Do be on TimeDo Share RidesDo Bring Enough CashDo Make Eye Contact When Raising Your GlassDo Buy a Transport Card Do try German Bread and BeerDon’t Call After 20:00Don’t Ignore Recycling RulesDon’t Make Noise Whenever You Feel Like It Never Walk in the Cycling LaneDon’t Talk or Even Mention the Third Reich Germany is […]

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German TV Shows for All Levels

To learn German from TV shows, no background knowledge is necessary. We’ve compiled these shows and divided them by level for you to enjoy.  Many of them provide vocabulary lists, exercises, and other useful resources to improve comprehension. They’re all available on TV and on YouTube unless otherwise indicated.  Quick Navigation Beginners (A1)Extra auf DeutschDeutsch […]

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Playlists of the Best German Songs

We can’t dispute how unique and powerful an art form music is. It can connect people from all walks of life and all parts of the world. It transcends space and time. It also connects people who speak different languages. Language plays an important role in music because artists are able to transform simple words into […]

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German Cuisine by Season: What to Expect, What German Food to Try?

Contrary to popular belief, German cuisine isn’t all about meat and potatoes (although it tends to revolve around them). Their soups and veggie dishes are amazing too. Read on to find out what Germans eat in different seasons of the year and the top recipes you should try before embarking on that long-awaited trip to the […]

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German People Stereotypes: Which Ones are True?

All Germans love drinking beer, eating homemade bread, and listening to Rammstein: yes or no? Being among the highest quality in the world, German beer is loved and enjoyed by Germans and foreigners alike. That isn’t to say no Germans prefer wine or schnapps to beer. While Rammstein is one of the few internationally successful German […]

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15 Must-Watch German Movies for Language Learners

Mixing education and entertainment is perhaps the most effective way to learn. As you lounge in front of the TV more often than you ever have before, there’s no better time to improve or polish your German. Check out our scintillating selection of 15 amazing German movies.  Quick Navigation 1. The Wave (Die Welle)2. Stations […]

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German for Parents: Baby-Related German Vocabulary, Songs, Movies, Cartoons, and More

If you’re moving to a German-speaking country and raising (or planning to raise) a bilingual child, you’ll probably want to talk to them in German. You might do babysitting for German children or spend time with their parents. You don’t have to be a parent to be interested in baby-related German vocab. Whatever the reason for […]

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10 Funniest German Idioms to Add to Your Vocabulary

Proverbs and idioms may not seem very relevant when you’re learning a new language, but they are fun and exciting to explore. They offer important insight into cultural and social values. When they’re as hilarious as the ones we’ve compiled, it’s even better. Germany has a rich and diverse history and a dictionary of beautiful words […]

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German Vocabulary for Jobs and Everything Career-Related!

German Vocabulary for Jobs - and Everything Career-Related! Fetured

What they do for a living is one of the first things people share when they meet for the first time. It’s important to know the German vocabulary for jobs and occupations if you want to socialize with other German speakers. You start by asking, “Was machen Sie beruflich?” or “Was sind Sie von Beruf?” This […]

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