Decorating the Christmas tree is the highlight of many families' Christmas traditions. In North America, some families put their tree up soon after Halloween, other's at the beginning of December, some on Christmas Eve. The timing of this seasonal tradition can vary a great deal in North America, in Germany however not as much. Read more about the tree decorating tradition in Germany...
Spelling mistakes to watch out for...even for native speakers!
What is wrong with the above sentence? Click to find out.
Are you a beginner? Then watch out for these common mistakes. But don't be discouraged - Übung macht den Meister (Practice makes perfect).
Vary your vocabulary a bit with other ways of saying yes and no in German... Na klar kannst du das!
Even people who don't study German know that Nein means no in German. But of course that's only the beginning to German negation. Review your knowledge of German negation with this exercise or first read up on it in this lesson.
Der Tollpatsch - this is one of those German words that is fun to pronounce...even though it is not very nice to say, unless you are describing yourself.
Which are the top 1000 German words used in the German language? See how many of these frequent words you recognize...