German Advent Calendar Day 4
Adventskalender Tag 4: die Lichterkette
German Advent Calendar Day 3
Adventskalender Tag 3: Plätzchen backen
German Advent Calendar Day 2
Adventskalender Tag 2: Schlittschuhlaufen
German Advent Calendar Day 1
Adventskalender Tag 1: der Winter
Der Winter is the season we're in and all the seasons, lucky for you, are der words. Der Winter, der Frühling, der Sommer, der Herbst
That's how you can remember that it's der Winter. To say something takes place in winter it's im Winter. You'll need this bit of information tomorrow.
German Advent Calendar 2022
11 Interesting and Important Facts About Austria
This month clients in the group classes and private lessons are learning about Austria. They have access to an online lesson with typical Austrian phrases and expressions and we also had a Konversationskurs, a Conversation Class, all about Austria.
Here you get to learn some of what my clients have learned about Austria this month, including how to pronounce Österreich.
Die Krimmler Wasserfälle (The Health Secret!) https://www.austria.info/en/wellbeing-nature/lakes-mountains/krimml-w…
Which German Dictionaries are Good for Learners: Books, Websites, and Apps
Learning how to use a German-English dictionary effectively is one of the single skills which can really help support you in your German learning adventure.
German learners frequently ask: Which German-English dictionary should I buy? Is it worth buying the big one? How do I know which dictionary will be right for me? Are the online German dictionaries better?
In this blog post/podcast episode, I'll guide you step-by-step through which dictionary you can/should use as a beginner through the el…
The 3 Elements Which Make German Hard...or Easy...to Learn
There are three elements which make German hard (or easy...ok easier...) to learn:
- Materials & Resources
- Instructor(s) or lack there of.
Today you'll learn about these three elements and how they may make German harder to learn, or maybe easier.
Together these elements create one big constellation.
Which ones help you? Which ones are simply good enough? And which elements don't help you?
Definitely cue in to the next episode next week. ;-)
Three German Phrases on Beginnings to Celebrate One Year of this Podcast!
I got a little verklemmt in this one.
It's the One-Year Anniversary of this podcast! Hurra!
So first I answer a couple of questions.
Then there are three phrases in German on beginnings.
And to close it out: a boatload of thank-yous.
Authors and such mentioned in this episode:
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Christine Brückner (new to me!)
die Schadenfreude = pleasure at someone else's misfort…
The 3 Most Important Skills You Need as a German Learner
These are the three skills you need as a beginner, as a novice learner, as an intermediate German learner and beyond.
These are perhaps the most important skills I could help you acquire, no matter if you learn German for travel, as a hobby, or for work.
Without these skills, you won't make as much progress as you could make, given the time and energy you have, and you might find yourself increasingly frustrated.
Learning these skills might help you make more progress over time, and you may f…
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