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

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

Learn German With the BBC

by Alie of The Erlangen Expat and Starting Over in Stuttgart Photo copyright dpa I love finding FREE ways to learn German, yes I’m a cheapskate, but lessons can be expensive and it’s always better to have a range of places to learn from, that aren’t just a classroom. I’ve mentioned the BBC pages [...]

By |June 9th, 2015|General|1 Comment

The Week in Germany: Learning German, Blockupy, 1991 Berlin, and Something to Laugh About

Photo: Gratisography Wondering why you're not learning German quickly? Around the Wherever lists some habits that might be hindering your progress here. If you followed Blockupy in the news last week Stadtkind FFM has a link collection of Frankfurt websites that covered or commented on the happens in the city on March 18th.  [...]

By |March 27th, 2015|Current Events, General|Comments Off on The Week in Germany: Learning German, Blockupy, 1991 Berlin, and Something to Laugh About

Ten German Love Songs

Songs can help language learners master a new language. But what about the language of love? These ten songs should help you with both. Which song is your favorite? Is there a German love song we should have included on the list? Tell us in the comments! Liebe by Sido Für immer Immer by Fettes [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|General, Music|3 Comments