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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About German?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About German?

Find out what you know, and what you don’t know, about the German language by taking this quiz.
How To Host The Perfect German Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect German Dinner Party

These are the recipes and phrases you need to host an authentic German meal. Lederhosen are optional.
5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn German

5 Very Good, Very Specific Tips To Learn German

Are you ready for some serious tips for learning German? We’ll guide you through some very specific areas of German to help you get your head around this complicated but majestic language.
5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn German

5 TV Shows You Can Stream To Help You Learn German

Binge-watching television has never been more educational!
6 Questions With Polyglot Comedian And Activist Eddie Izzard

6 Questions With Polyglot Comedian And Activist Eddie Izzard

We spoke with Eddie Izzard about using language to connect with people, translating comedy and, at one point, human sacrifice.
Do You Know These 5 German Gestures?

Do You Know These 5 German Gestures?

Germans are not known for gesturing wildly, but there are a few German gestures out there! Can you guess what they mean?
How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages

How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages

‘Self-care’ has become a major buzzword in the U.S. amid a burgeoning movement to destigmatize mental illness. Do other cultures discuss mental health as openly?
Does ‘Love’ Mean The Same Thing In Every Language?

Does ‘Love’ Mean The Same Thing In Every Language?

In the English language, ‘love’ is a catch-all term for many different kinds of feelings. This is only partly why English-speakers are so comfortable slinging it around.
Songs To Learn By: A German Playlist For Music-Lovers Of All Kinds

Songs To Learn By: A German Playlist For Music-Lovers Of All Kinds

Between yesteryear’s polka and today’s techno, there’s great German music you can sing along to when you’re learning the language.
How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

There is an impressive amount of sausage idioms in German, and that makes an impressive amount of sense.
The 12 Days Of Cookiemas: Holiday Pastries From Around The World

The 12 Days Of Cookiemas: Holiday Pastries From Around The World

If you’re in danger of running out of cookie recipes to try this holiday season, here’s a list of 12 delicious cookies from other countries.
Pennsylvania Dutch: The Fastest-Growing US Minority Language

Pennsylvania Dutch: The Fastest-Growing US Minority Language

What is Pennsylvania Dutch, and where is it spoken? The answers to these questions are not what you think.
Quiz: Which Country’s Mulled Wine Should You Try?

Quiz: Which Country’s Mulled Wine Should You Try?

Don’t know what warm wine drink to have this winter? To aid you in your mulled wine quest, we created a quiz that will point you in the right direction.