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Diese Woche ist «Woche der deutschen Küche»!

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Diese Woche machen Privatkunden eine besondere Aktivität, anstatt den normalen Unterricht zu haben. Sie backen, kochen oder machen ein deutsches Rezept (oder ein österreichisches oder ein schweizerisches Rezept) und schreiben etwas darüber.

Deutsches Essen zu machen ist auch Deutsch lernen. :)

Und Sie dürfen diese Woche mitmachen!

Diese Woche lesen Sie hier drei Rezepte für typische, deutsche Gerichte und es gibt sogar Rezeptkarten, die Sie herunterladen und...

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Nächste Woche gibt es «Woche der deutschen Küche»

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Nächste Woche gibt es eine besondere Woche von Blogposts. Es geht um die deutsche Küche. Hier bedeutet «Küche» alle Gerichte und traditionelle Rezepte. Und wir feiern nicht nur die deutsche Küche, sondern auch die österreichische und schweizerische Küchen auch.

Die deutsche Küche ist viel mehr als Schnitzel und Bratwurst. Die deutsche Küche hat viele schöne Salate, verschiedene Kräuter werden benutzt und man kann einige Rezepte...

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What are the Six Levels of Learning German?

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If you've seen the combinations A1, B2 or C1 on your German books but you don't know or understand what they mean, this post is for you!

There are six total combinations of letters and numbers: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. These are simply guidelines for figuring out where you are in the German learning process.

The name for this straightforward scale is the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or the CEFR.

Why the CEFR is so helpful

This scale is so clear, so helpful for German...

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Are You Ready for Intro to German?

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Are you ready as you'll ever be to start learning German?

Then Introduction to German is for you.

If you'd like to try a class, one that's online, with a live instructor to guide you through your first class with German, this class is for you.

If you're new to German, this class is for you.

If you're tired of trying to "teach yourself" something you don't know yet, this class is for you.

If you're sick of staring at your phone, trying to figure out what that blog post/social media post in...

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Take a Free Course on How to Learn a Foreign Language (Like German!)

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Has anyone ever actually taught you HOW to learn a foreign language?

I bet not.

Would you like to learn it now, for free?

Or would you prefer to stumble around in the dark, potentially for years, getting nowhere?

If you'd like to learn it now, for free, then here's good news for you!

You can take this free course online today.

No strings attached.

 

This Course Teaches You What to Look For and What to Avoid

You can take the information from this course and apply it to any language you'd...

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What Are the Six Parts of Learning German?

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Ask any new German learner and they will say German has a million parts and a gazillion words and then you can add the words together to makes new words and...

Stop!

There are only six parts to learning German.

No one part is more important than the other, either, as they are all part of the same machine, if you will.

Think of it like a car.

Does a car function well if part of it is missing or broken? Not usually!

A couple of weeks ago my car battery died (I'll spare you the details because...

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3 New Ways to Learn German at Home

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You could be at home, you could be in a park, you could be on your own balcony.

Every place is a good place to learn a bit of German.

Here are three new ways you can learn a bit of German in any of those places.

1. eine Wortsuche

A word search is a good way to engage with German over a bit of time, but it's not so much energy that you can't get started or keep focused.

In fact, that's exactly what one client said about the newest word search activity:

 "The word search was so...

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What is Basic German Grammar?

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The A1 or beginner's level of German is frequently underestimated in its importance for learning German. Starting at the beginning is not only the only place to start, but it's the most important place to start to understand German grammar.

If you're my client you'll hear this often:

You can't build a house on sand, so build a strong foundation.

One of the hardest times for my A2 clients (or B1 or B2 for that matter) is when we start a new topic involving some kind of grammar and they...

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Lernen Sie trennbare Verben Learn separable verbs

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Today you get to learn separable verbs (trennbare Verben) just like one of my German clients!

This is a technique I've used with dozens of German learners and it makes separable verbs a kinaesthetic exercise--and that in two different ways.

You'll need to do one thing and to get one supply to have ready when you start the video.

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Step 1

Download this PDF of 4x6 cards and print them, or simply use them to make your own cards if you can't print them. You can also use small cards or slips of...

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einen Zungenbrecher üben Practice a Tongue Twister

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der Zungenbrecher = tongue twister

Heute können Sie einen Zungenbrecher üben! Hier können Sie das PDF herunterladen:

PDF herunterladen

Dann schauen Sie das Video. Ich helfe Ihnen dabei, das /ts/ aussprechen zu können und den Zungenbrecher zu lernen. Viel Spaß dabei!

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auf Englisch:

Today you can practice a tongue twister! You can download the PDF here:

download PDF

And then watch the video. In the video I'll help you correctly pronounce the /ts/ sound and to learn the tongue twister. Have...

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