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German Grammar: How To Use The Genitive Case With Proper Names

German Grammar: How To Use The Genitive Case With Proper Names

Our German grammar detective looks into one of the most confusing aspects of the language.
Quiz: Can You Avoid These Common German Mistakes?

Quiz: Can You Avoid These Common German Mistakes?

Let us know if you find the magic formula for knowing when to use der, die and das correctly.
The Best Of The Past Year’s German Pandemic Lingo

The Best Of The Past Year’s German Pandemic Lingo

Listen, we’re all overzoomed at this point.
Multilinguish: The Brothers Grimm

Multilinguish: The Brothers Grimm

In this episode of Multilinguish, we dive into the Brothers Grimm and explore their linguistic legacy beyond their famous fairy tales.
A Review Of The Ample Variety Of ‘Butt’ Words Across The World

A Review Of The Ample Variety Of ‘Butt’ Words Across The World

There’s no bottom to the amassed collection of “butt” words in the world’s various languages.
Should Berlin Be A Bilingual City?

Should Berlin Be A Bilingual City?

Official stats show that around 35 percent of the population, or 1.3 million residents, now have foreign roots. Could Berlin be on its way to becoming an officially bilingual city?
How To Say ‘I Love You’ In 10 Different Languages

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.
7 German Stereotypes We’re Tired of Hearing

7 German Stereotypes We’re Tired of Hearing

Here are the facts behind some of the most misleading and worn-out German stereotypes.
“Sie” And “Du”: How To Use Them And Avoid A German Faux Pas

“Sie” And “Du”: How To Use Them And Avoid A German Faux Pas

Whether it’s with your in-laws or in the workplace, making the switch from the ‘Sie’ form of address to ‘Du’ is an age-old German dilemma. Here’s how I figured it out.
What’s a Tandem Partner And How Should I Get One?

What’s a Tandem Partner And How Should I Get One?

Simply put, a tandem partner speaks the language you want to practice, and seeks to practice the language you speak. Here’s my advice for finding one.
Quiz: Can You Tell Whether These German Words Are Real Or Fake?

Quiz: Can You Tell Whether These German Words Are Real Or Fake?

German has lots of great, specific vocabulary. But don’t believe everything you read.
Seven Waves And Red Underwear: 6 New Year’s Eve Traditions From Around The World

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.