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Spell Like a German!

 Probably one of the easiest things about the German language, is its spelling. Once you've learned the difference between English and German pronounciation, you quickly realize that you write German pretty much as it sounds, with very few exceptions.

Spelling Tips And Pitfalls
German Language Spotlight10

Frohe Ostern!

Friday April 18, 2014

rabbit in meadow

How do you celebrate Easter? In Germany you'll will find a variety of customs depending on the region. Check out our articles related to Easter:

German Easter Traditions
Easter Games in Germany and Austria
Easter Glossary


How Are You Learning German?

Monday April 14, 2014

How are you learning German? There are several ways to learn German and most people have a combination of ways that they learn. Please check off the primary way you are currently learning German.

Vocabulary Tip: Other Ways To Say 'Halt'

Wednesday April 9, 2014

Stop Signs If English is your first language, then halt as the definition of 'stop' or 'to halt' is easy to remember. However the word halt cannot be as commonly used the way 'stop' is. See substitutes for halt that would be more appropriate in different contexts or situations.


German Expression: Mein Name Ist Hase

Monday April 7, 2014

This German expression is commonly mistaken as an expression about hares. See the true meaning and origin of this German expression.

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