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Der Tag Der Erde

Tuesday April 22, 2014

Happy Earth Day! Hopefully you've stopped for a moment and thought on how to be more umweltfreundlich in your daily life. Here you will find some environment terms in German to spur you on linguistically as well.

Verb Of The Week

Tuesday April 22, 2014

Learn expressions, definitions and how to conjugate the German verb fallen.

See also:
More conjugation of verbs
Strong and Weak Verbs
Empty Verbs
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
Cognate Verbs

German Expressions With Bunnies And Eggs

Monday April 21, 2014

Of course these German expressions don't have anything to do with Easter, but they all mention either rabbits, hares or eggs. And there are many of them! Skim through these expressions and learn a few that you could easily slide into your conversation:

German Expressions With Bunnies And Eggs I
German Expressions With bunnies And Eggs II
More German Expressions With Eggs

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.

German Verb Of The Week

Saturday April 5, 2014

Click to learn all about the German verb arbeiten, complete with expressions.


  • Verb conjugator
  • German Strong Verbs
  • Top 20 Most-Used German Verbs
  • Travel Quiz

    Saturday April 5, 2014

    Test your knowledge of essential German words to know when travelling in Germany with this quiz.

    German Songs

    Sunday March 30, 2014

    From Schumann to Udo Lindenberg, Germany is rich in its musical heritage and culture. Check out some of the music-related articles on this site:

    Popular Hits In Germany
    Rammstein Lyrics
    Die Prinzen
    German Lullabies
    Sound of Music

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