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Real Language Teachers Share Their Favorite Tips For Learning

You heard it straight from the expert’s mouth.

The German Alphabet: Your Pronunciation Guide

The German alphabet has 30 letters, but you are more familiar with them than you think.
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Everything You Wanted To Know About German Dialects

If you’re wondering about German dialects — what they are, where they come from and how many there are — we have the answers!
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An Introduction To Etymology: Eight Great Word Origins

What is etymology, and why is it important? Join us on an excursion into the world of eight common words’ delightfully convoluted backstories.
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A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

The singular “they” is now recognized by leading dictionaries and style guides in English. What about in other languages?
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A Guide To German Pronouns And How To Use Them

What kind of pronouns does German have? How and when are they used? This article has the answers to your questions.
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How To Say ‘Hello’ In 21 Different Languages

Every conversation, whether formal or informal, starts with a greeting. Here’s how you do it.
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How To Understand Your German Yoga Teacher

Don’t assume “downward dog” has a direct translation in German.
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Why Are German Words So Long?

If you think about it, every long word is just several short words stacked on top of each other in a trench coat.
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How German Immigrants Influenced American Culture And Language

Even if you’ve never studied German, you probably know a decent amount of vocabulary.
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5 Hybrid Languages That Transcend Borders

What are interlanguages and why are they so fascinating? Interlanguages open up a whole new world of communication, cultural identity and trade.
Clothes in German represented by a woman holding a skirt up to her waist while a friend looks on from the couch.

How To Talk About Clothes In German

Time to get dressed in a new language.