Deutsch@YG and first-hand accounts from the desks of German language classes.

Language: 10 Tips for Learning German

by California Globetrotter Photo copyright CHROMORANGE / Antonio Gravante, dpa I still remember my first day of German class. I walked into the classroom and on the board, my teacher had written the words, “Mein Fish ist tot” and they have been forever ingrained in my memory since the 8th grade. My high [...]

By | September 17th, 2015|General, The German Language|5 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: Days of Deutsch

Every Wednesday we share some of our favorite photos from Germany-related Instagram. If you’d like to be considered for a feature, tag your photos with #myyounggermany. See you behind the camera. Today we're featuring Days of Deutsch, an Instagram account devoted to helping you learn German vocab through daily photos. Check 'em out: BA-BA-BA-BANANAAAA die [...]

By | September 16th, 2015|General, Living in Germany, The German Language, Wordless Wednesday Photo Series|Comments Off on Wordless Wednesday: Days of Deutsch

Learn German With Music

Music can help you learn a foreign language faster. Photo copyright dpa / picture alliance Combine youtube with music videos and language learning.  Mix.  And *bam* you have Lyrics Training.  I've written about the theoretical side of musical language learning before, and it is well known that music can be a helpful tool [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|General, The German Language|Comments Off on Learn German With Music

Wordless Wednesday: Let’s talk…GERMAN

Why are these CDs so interesting? Because they were designed to help you learn German by listening to music, and we are giving away 12 copies on Young Germany right now. Enter to win here.

By | July 22nd, 2015|General, The German Language|Comments Off on Wordless Wednesday: Let’s talk…GERMAN

11 Blogs that Will Help You Learn German

by Sadie Douse Photo Gratisography Have you ever thought about learning a new language but dropped the idea as soon as you thought about the resources? German is one of those languages that people love to learn, but many beginners have no clue as to where and how to start. Learning German can [...]

By | June 30th, 2015|General, The German Language|Comments Off on 11 Blogs that Will Help You Learn German

Seven Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language

by California Globetrotter Photo: Gratisography My first encounter with learning a foreign language started at the young age of 8 or 9 when I temporarily had to go to a predominately Mexican school. I remember struggling to learn math because my teachers would often speak in Spanish. This was no easy task for [...]

By | June 18th, 2015|General, The German Language|1 Comment

Nine Awesome German Idioms

by California Globetrotter Photo copyright Wolfram Steinberg, dpa 1. Luck in Love For those of you who are hard-core board/card gamers, maybe it’s best if you lose every now and then. As the Germans say, “Glück im Spiel, pech in der Liebe” which translates to “Luck in the game, unlucky in love.” I’d [...]

By | June 11th, 2015|General, The German Language|4 Comments