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Category Archives for Vocabulary and Expressions

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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The 100 Most Useful German Adverbs

Adverbs are the words that give us information about how, how often, where, when, in what way, or to what degree an action is taking place. They modify adjectives, verbs, or other adverbs. An adverb can express time, manner, place, frequency, quantity, certainty, and degree among other circumstances. We’ll give you all the details about the […]

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A Guide to German Numbers: Learn to Count and Much More

Learning to count might not seem appealing once you have passed primary school, but numbers are omnipresent in daily life.  Whether you want to negotiate a price, arrange a meeting, find out an address or phone number, or even just reserve a table for four, without some basic knowledge of numbers, even simple transactions can […]

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76 Common German Verbs to Add to Your Vocabulary

Verbs are among the most important words you’ll be learning in a language. So in this vocabulary lesson, we’ll go through 76 of the most useful German verbs. Please take note that this lesson is purely for learning vocabulary. How to conjugate German verbs would be a lesson for another day. If you don’t have time to […]

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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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