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.
How German Immigrants Influenced American Culture And Language
Even if you’ve never studied German, you probably know a decent amount of vocabulary.
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.
How To Write A German Resume (And Ace Your Interview, Too)
The good news is that it’s not too different from an English one.
How To Say ‘I Love You’ In 10 Different Languages
Have you ever wanted to say “I love you” in French? Or maybe in Italian? Or Spanish? Impress your special someone by professing your love in 10 different languages.
The Most Common German Filler Words And How To Use Them
German filler words aren’t just meaningless husks. They support the flow of speech and offer time to think things over.
German Punctuation Marks And How To Use Them
German punctuation isn’t so different from English, but there are a few things that might trip you up.
Useful German Phrases To Fix And Avoid Mistakes
Mistakes are inevitable in a new language. Knowing these phrases will help it feel like less of a big deal.
German Basics: Resources For Language Learners
Everything we’ve ever written about German, all in one place.
How To Say ‘Hello’ In 21 Different Languages
Every conversation, whether formal or informal, starts with a greeting. Here’s how you do it.
7 Embarrassing Mistakes English Speakers Make in German — And How to Avoid Them
Every English speaker makes mistakes when trying to speak German. We’re here to help you learn from them, avoid the most embarrassing ones and be a better traveler on your next vacation in Germany, Austria or Switzerland.
Seven Waves And Red Underwear: 6 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around The World
There’s more to New Year’s Eve than simply enjoying a few glasses of something bubbly.