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German Language: Most Popular Articles

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The German Alphabet
The German alphabet is not that difficult to learn! Use the tips listed here and the audio pronunciation guide and you'll soon be on your way to learning the ABCs in German.
German Names for Girls - Maedchennamen
German first names for girls - current and traditional.
The Many Ways to Say You're Thankful in German
Show your gratitude in German by learning how to say thank you and you're welcome in German. Make sure you know how to state these phrases in both an informal and formal way - a big deal in German etiquette.
Happy Birthday In German
How to say 'Happy Birthday' in German.
German For Beginners - A Free Online German...
Are you looking for a comprehensive introduction to the German language ? Take a look at our free online German course for beginners.
The Four German Cases: Summary
The four German cases (Part I) - an overview.: third person pronouns man bites dog german cases indefinite articles definite articles
The German Numbers from 0-1000 - Counting and...
Learn how to count and calculate in German - A guide to saying dates, numbers, time and paying your bills in German - Part 1.
How to Write a Letter in German
How to Write a Letter in German.
Essential German Greetings - How To Greet In...
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Hundekommandos - Dog Commands in German
A guide to training your dog to obey German dog commands.
German Surnames with English Meanings A-K -...
A glossary of Germanic last names and their English meanings. Part One A-K.
German Names for Pets - Haustiernamen - Dog and...
Popular names that German-speakers choose for their dog, cat, or other pets.
German Last Names - Top German Last Names With...
Get an insight into the fascinatingly simple logic of German last names. The 100 most popular German surnames with their English meaning.
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics in German...
The lyrics and abbreviations for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
The Four Cases: The Dative
The four German noun cases - the dative case.: object accusative dative case vital element indirect object german cases
German Last Names - German Surnames Meanings -...
About German names - first, last, and geographic. Part Two of a three-part feature deals with German surnames.
German National Anthem - das Deutschlandlied
The German and English lyrics for the German national anthem - 'Das Lied der Deutschen' or 'Das Deutschlandlied.'
German Dative Case with Prepositions - Dative...
The German dative case with prepositions, including the two-way or dual prepositions.
The Four German Cases: Genitive - Wesfall
The four German cases - the genitive case.: plural nouns genitive case german cases definite articles indefinite article
Congratulations in German
Expressing Congratulations in German.
German Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) -...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
A Quick History of Adidas and some Astonishing...
Everyone knows Adidas. But do you know its origins? What was Adidas' founder Dassler's position in WWII? Is the brand really worth its money?
German Toasts: Trinksprüche
A look at German toasts and good wishes for many occasions - with English translations.
German Words of Love: The "Darling" Glossary
A special German-English phrasebook for the vocabulary of love and romance in German.
German Preposition Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz on German prepositions.: preposition quiz german prepositions german verbs german games document url
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics - English
An English translation of the lyrics for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
German for Beginners: Lesson 4.1 - Verbs...
German for Beginners: Lesson 4.1 - 'haben' and 'sein.' An online course with references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
The Many Meanings of Bitte
The Many Meanings of Bitte in German.
German Adjective Endings II (Accusative/Dative)
Adjective endings for the accusative and dative cases in German (Part II).
German Modal Verbs - Conjugation of duerfen...
German modal verbs - with full conjugations and English meanings. Part One: dürfen, mögen, können.
Special Character Chart for German (1)
Part One of a keyboard-code chart for typing special German characters and symbols on a PC or Mac computer.
German Names for Pets - Dog and Cat Names G-P -...
Popular names that German-speakers choose for their dog, cat, or other pets - Part 2.
German for Beginners: Months, Dates, Seasons -...
German for Beginners: Lesson 12B - The Calendar and setting appointments - The dative case and dates. An online course with grammar references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
German Accusative Prepositions
The German accusative case with prepositions.: accusative case german prepositions object of the preposition objective case german cases
German for Travelers: The Basics - Travel...
Useful basic German vocabulary and phrases for travelers to German-speaking Europe.
German Vocabulary Quiz - Beginners 2
A quiz on basic German vocabulary for beginners based on previous Words of the Day for Beginners - Words from October 2006.
The Four German Cases: Summary Part 2
The four German noun cases (Part I) - an overview.
Germanic Trivia: The Houses of Windsor and...
Is the British royal family actually German royalty? How the 'House of Windsor' came from the 'House of Saxe-Coburg' and the 'House of Hanover'.
The Longest German Word?
Is there a longest German word? If so, what is it? Plus the German Words of the Year.
The Four German Cases: Accusative - Akkusativ
The four German noun cases - the accusative case.: masculine pronoun grammar point object accusative masculine article verb examples
Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in English...
An English translation of the German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
German for Beginners: Pronunciation Guide
German for Beginners - More help with German pronunciation
German for Beginners: Lesson 2 - Personal...
German for Beginners: Lesson 2 - Personal Pronouns and Related Expressions. An online course with references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
German You - du, ihr, Sie
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What's the Best Dictionary for German Learners?
Work with the best online German dictionary or translator browser plugin to quickly expand your German vocabulary. Here are some of the best tools.
German Dative Verbs
German dative verbs -- with English meanings.: object accusative german verbs accusative case loose classification german grammar
What's the difference between Samstag,...
What is the difference between the German words: Samstag, Sonnabend and Sonntag? Do you think you know it? See whether you are correct or mistaken.
German Verb Conjugations - haben (to have) -...
The verb 'haben' conjugated in all its tenses.: german verbs irregular verbs grammar resources german verb german grammar
Love Pet Names
German Terms of Endearment. German Language.
German Colors (Farben) English-German Color...
German colors (Farben) in German and English - with sound.
Master the Gender of German nouns
Everyone says the German articles are a pain in the neck. But there are two beautifully simple techniques that offer a quick and solid solution.
German Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) - Past...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
Key German Words to Learn Before Travelling...
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German Myth 2 - Frau Blucher in 'Young...
A collection misnomers, mistakes, myths and falsehoods concerning the German language - Myth 2: Frau Blucher and glue.
German Verbs - Conjugation - Alphabetical List...
An alphabetical list of common German verbs - with English meanings and links to conjugated forms.
The Four German Cases: The Nominative - Werfall
The four German cases - the nominative case.: german nouns masculine nouns personal pronouns gender words german dictionary
German Language Chat - Deutscher Chat
Your meeting place for live German chat and the German language.
German Adjective Endings I - Nominative Case
Adjective endings in German (Part I).: german adjective endings german sentences grammatical terms indefinite articles german cases
How to Tell Time in German - Die Uhrzeit
A simple How To for telling time in German.: time quiz o clock precise times german time german numbers
German Fashion Phrasebook - Clothing Size...
An English-German fashion phrasebook with clothing size conversion charts.
German for Beginners: Lesson 3 - Nouns and Gender
German for Beginners: Lesson 3 - Nouns and Gender. With audio. An online course with references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
German Strong Verbs (A-F) - Conjugating...
The conjugation of German strong (irregular) verbs - with English meanings.
Word Order in German - Part 1 German Syntax
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part One.
The Two German Past Tenses and How to Use Them
The two basic German past tense forms and their uses.
How to Say 'to' in German - 'nach' vs. 'zu'
A grammar and vocabulary guide to the German prepositions 'zu' and 'nach'.
German Word Frequency - Top 1,000 German Words...
The top thousand words most likely to be encountered in an average German text. Part One.
Word Order in German (2) - Subordinate Clauses
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two - subordinate clauses.
German Names for Pets - Dog and Cat Names Q-Z
Popular names that German-speakers choose for their dog, cat, or other pets - Part 3.
Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in German and English
The German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
German-English Idioms Glossary
An annotated glossary of common idioms, sayings, and proverbs in German and English.
Personal Letters in German - Briefeschreiben -...
Sample personal letters in German - Guidelines and phrasebook.
Bavarian Feminism - An Oxymoron?
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German for Beginners: Lektion 4.2 - Verbs -...
German for Beginners: Lesson 4.2 - Verbs in the present tense. An online course with references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
Ich bin ein Berliner-The Jelly Doughnut Myth
class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" > German Misnomers,
German Verb Prefixes - Separable and Inseparabl...
German Verb Prefixes and their meanings. Part One: Inseparable Prefixes.
Word Order in German - Subord. Conjunctions
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two.
German Abbreviations - German-English Glossary
German Abbreviations - Commonly used German abbreviations with their English meanings.
How To Say Sorry In German
How to say sorry in German. German Language.
German for Beginners: Diphthongs, Consonants
German for Beginners - the alphabet - diphthongs and consonant pairs in German
Die Prinzen: DEUTSCHLAND - Lyrics in German and...
The German lyrics for the PRINZEN song 'Deutschland'
Two-Way Prepositions in German - Accusative /...
How do you decide whether a two-way preposition takes the accusative or dative case? A lesson on the German dual prepositions.
Porsche and Neanderthal: Pronouncing German...
Some of the problems of pronouncing German words in English and English words in German - Part 2.
German for Beginners: Study Tips
How to be a better German-learner. Learning tips and hints for our online German course for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
German Numbers - Counting in German 2
An English-German guide to German dates, the calendar, numbers, telling time and counting - Part 2.
German for Beginners: Lesson 10 - Directions -...
German for Beginners: Lesson 10 - Wie komme ich dorthin? Asking directions, adverbs of time. An online course with grammar references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
German Surnames with their English Meanings L-Z
All German family names have a meaning. Find the most popular ones in our glossary of German last names. Part two-The letters L-Z.
Five Peculiarities of The German Alphabet
Five Peculiarities of The German Alphabet
German Regular Verbs - Past Tenses
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
German Subjunctive II: How to Form It - German...
How to form the Subjunctive II in German. Part 2 of a guide to the German subjunctive.
English-German Food and Drink Glossary A-B
An annotated glossary of food and dining-related words and expressions in German and English.
Top 20 Most-Used German Verbs - Conjugations
German verbs ranked by frequency of use - with English meanings and conjugated forms.
German for Beginners: Lesson 7 - German Numbers...
German for Beginners: Lesson 7 - Die Zahlen und zählen - Numbers and counting - Part 1. An online course with references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
German for Beginners: Lesson 9 - My Family
German for Beginners: Lesson 9 - Meine Familie und ich - My family and me - with audio. A free online German lesson with grammar references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
Die Prinzen: ALLES NUR GEKLAUT - Lyrics in...
The German lyrics for the PRINZEN song 'Alles nur geklaut'
German Prepositions
Explanation of the German prepositions and which prepositional case they fall in.
German Plural Nouns I
An introduction to plurals of German nouns with links to the different plural groups.
Improve your German Pronunciation with Tongue...
Do you want to master your German pronunciation skills? A collection of German tongue twisters - Zungenbrecher, 'tongue breakers'.
Word Frequency in German - Top 100 German Words...
The top 100 German words most likely to be encountered in an average German text.
German Language Lab - Audio - Listen to German
German audio for listening practice. An online language lab with exercises and more. Part of German for Beginners.
German Words to Avoid - A Special Slang Glossary
A glossary of German slang and words to avoid - insulting dangerous bothersome embarrassing vulgar offensive words in German.
German Phonetic Spelling Chart - A wie Anton -...
A chart for the German phonetic alphabet for spelling words on the phone or in radio communication.
Essential German on One Page - German Phrasebook
An Essential German 'phrase page' of basic words and expressions - a phrasebook on one page.
German First Names and Their Meanings: Abbo-Anton
Vornamen: A chart of Germanic first names for boys and girls.
German Loan Words in English
A glossary of German loan words used in English.: everyday english vocabulary national spelling bee alzheimer krankheit felix hoffmann german neurologist
German for Beginners: Lesson 5 - Adjectives and...
German for Beginners: Lesson 5 - Adjectives and Colors (with sound). An online course with references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
50 Common German Verbs with Sample Sentences
German for Beginners: 50 commonly used German verbs with example sentences. Part of an online course with references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
How to Say 'I Love You' in German
German Phrases of Love: How to say 'I love you' and make compliments to your loved one in German.
German Verb Conjugations - trinken (to drink) -...
The German verb 'trinken' conjugated in all its tenses.
Goethe Gedichte: Erlkönig - German and...
The German poem 'Erlkönig' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. In German with a literal English translation.
German Regular Verbs - Pres. Tense
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
German Verb Conjugation - Future Tense - Futur
German Verbs: Conjugation of German verbs in the future tense.
German Business Letter 1
Sample business letters in German. Letter 1.: sample business letter business vocabulary commercial correspondence travel glossary office enquiry
Best German Films (2) - Top 35+ Movies for German
Part 2: Top German Films. Which movies in German are the best ones for German-learners? See this list.
German Myth 7 - Pennsylvania Dutch or German?
A collection misnomers, mistakes, myths and falsehoods concerning the German language.
Birthday Customs in Germany
How Germans celebrate birthdays.
When to Use s, ss or ß
When to use s, ss or ß in German sentences.
The Subjunctive in German
An introduction to the subjunctive (der Konjunktiv) mood in German - when and how to use it. The German Subjunctive I and Subjunctive II.
How to set Proper Goals for your German Learning
Learning a language can be accelerated and made a much lighter experience if the route is clear and when there are helpers on your way. More...
German Dative Verbs (2)
German dative verbs - with English meanings. Also with genitive verbs. Part Two.
German Names
The top ten German names for boys and girls.
Soccer Vocabulary - German-English - Fussball-L...
An annotated glossary of soccer (football) terms in German and English.
German Reading Selections - Lesestuecke -...
Contents: German reading selections (Lesestuecke) for comprehension and building German vocabulary - for beginner to advanced levels.
Die Familie - The Family - An English-German...
Die Familie: An annotated English-German Glossary with vocabulary related to the family and relatives.
German False Friends Glossary - False Cognates...
A glossary of common false friends - false cognates - and misleading expressions in German and English - Part One: A-F
The Four German Cases: Genitive Prepositions
The four German cases - the genitive case with prepositions.
O Tannenbaum - O Christmas Tree - Christmas...
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree) - Christmas Carol Lyrics in German and English.
German Verb Prefixes: Part 2 - Separable Prefixes
German verb prefixes and their meanings. Part Two: Separable verb prefixes.
DER SPIEGEL in English
The online edition of the German news magazine DER SPIEGEL publishes some of its content in English. International readers can also subscribe to a free weekly email newsletter or RSS feed.
Falco: DER KOMMISSAR - German and English Lyrics
The German and English lyrics for the Falco song 'Der Kommissar'
German Names for Boys - Jungennamen
German first names for boys - current and traditional.
The German Top 1000 Words - Word Frequency List...
The most frequently used words in the German language.
The Position of Nicht
The Position of Nicht. German Language.
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender in German
Gender hints for German nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
German Modal Verbs (2) - Conjugation of muessen...
German modal verbs--with full conjugations and English meanings. Part 2: müssen, sollen, wollen.
German for Beginners: Lesson 9 - My Family (2)
German for Beginners: Lesson 9 - Meine Familie und ich - My family and me - with audio. A free online German lesson with grammar references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
German Myth 13: Teufelshunde - Devil Dogs
Part of our collection of misnomers, mistakes, myths and falsehoods concerning the German language. Did the Germans really give the U.S. Marines the nickname 'Teufelshunde' or 'Devil Dogs' during WWI?
German Verbs with Prepositions 1 - German Lesson
A lesson about German verbs with prepositions - Part One: Introduction with preposition chart.
Deutsche Gedichte - German Poetry in German and...
German poetry and verse by German-language poets and playwrights in a dual-language format (German/English).
German Grammar by Topic - Grammatik - German...
German grammar lessons, references, articles, and resources at this site - by topic.
German Songs for Children - Lyrics in German...
German song lyrics for children in German and English.
German Expressions
A German Expressions List of Well-Wishes
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender - DAS
Gender hints for German neuter nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
Have a Nice Day - German Language and Culture
Learning German involves more than just vocabulary and grammar. Cultural knowledge is just as important as these other elements.
German Verbs - gehen (to go) - Present Tense
The German verb 'gehen' conjugated in all its tenses.
German for Beginners: Accusative Prepositions -...
German for Beginners: Lesson 14b - Accusative Prepositions - An online course with grammar references designed for beginners.
German Songs for Children: Eins, zwei, Polizei
German song lyrics for children in German and English - 'Eins, zwei, Polizei' in German.
How Do You Say 'Porsche'? - Audio
Some of the problems of pronouncing German words in English and English words in German - Audio files.
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender - DER
Gender hints for German masculine nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
How Do You Say 'Porsche'? - Pronouncing German...
Some of the problems of pronouncing German words in English and English words in German.
German Song Lyrics with English Translations
German Song Lyrics - in German and English.: austrian national anthem swiss national anthem german christmas carols german national anthem das deutschlandlied

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