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German Names for Boys - Jungennamen
German first names for boys - 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.
German Names for Girls - Maedchennamen
German first names for girls - current and traditional.
German Christmas: Silent Night - Lyrics in...
German Christmas Carol Lyrics - in German and English.
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.
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
Online German Course
A free online German course for beginners.
Stille Nacht
The song we sing today is not the original version. Folk singer and choir groups altered the melody as they performed the carol throughout Europe.
O Tannenbaum - O Christmas Tree - Christmas...
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree) - Christmas Carol Lyrics in German and English.
Learn German Greetings
Essential German Greetings. Read and listen to these basic German greetings. Know when it is appropriate to address a German formally, when you can address them casually.
The Four German Cases: Accusative - Akkusativ
The four German noun cases - the accusative case.: masculine pronoun grammar point object accusative masculine article verb examples
German Last Names
Top 100 German surnames with English meanings.
The Four Cases: The Dative
The four German noun cases - the dative case.: object accusative dative case vital element indirect object german cases
How to Write a Letter in German
How to Write a Letter in German.
German Numbers - Counting in German - Mathematics
An English-German guide to German dates, the calendar, numbers, telling time and counting - Part 1.
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics in German...
The lyrics and abbreviations for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
German Surnames with English Meanings A-K -...
A glossary of Germanic last names and their English meanings. Part One A-K.
Happy Birthday In German
How to say 'Happy Birthday' in German.
German Modal Verbs - Conjugation of duerfen...
German modal verbs - with full conjugations and English meanings. Part One: dürfen, mögen, können.
German Christmas Greetings - 'Merry Christmas'...
Suggested German Christmas and New Year's greetings for your cards.
German Dative Case with Prepositions - Dative...
The German dative case with prepositions, including the two-way or dual prepositions.
German Names for Pets - Haustiernamen - Dog and...
Popular names that German-speakers choose for their dog, cat, or other pets.
O Tannenbaum - O Christmas Tree 2 - Lyrics in...
O Christmas Tree (O Tannenbaum) - Version 2 - Christmas Carol Lyrics in German and English.
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender in German
Gender hints for German nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
The Four German Cases: Genitive - Wesfall
The four German cases - the genitive case.: plural nouns genitive case german cases definite articles indefinite article
German Myth 11 - The German Christmas Pickle -...
A collection misnomers, mistakes, myths and falsehoods concerning the German language - The German Christmas pickle, die Weihnachtsgurke.
German Preposition Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz on German prepositions.: preposition quiz german prepositions german verbs german games document url
German Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) -...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
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.
Hundekommandos - Dog Commands in German
A guide to training your dog to obey German dog commands.
German Adjective Endings II (Accusative/Dative)
Adjective endings for the accusative and dative cases in German (Part II).
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.
German Words of Love and Romance - I love you
A special German-English phrasebook for the vocabulary of love and romance in German. How to say 'I love you' in German.
German Accusative Prepositions
The German accusative case with prepositions.: accusative case german prepositions object of the preposition objective case 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.
Erntedankfest: Thanksgiving in Germany
The history and traditions of German Thanksgiving - with vocabulary in English and German
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.
The Longest German Word?
Is there a longest German word? If so, what is it? Plus the German Words of the Year.
German Verb Conjugations - werden (to become)
The verb 'werden' conjugated in all its tenses.: german verbs irregular verbs future tense german verb verb conjugations
German Modal Verbs (2) - Conjugation of muessen...
German modal verbs--with full conjugations and English meanings. Part 2: müssen, sollen, wollen.
The Four German Cases: Summary Part 2
The four German noun cases (Part I) - an overview.
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 Verb Guide - Conjugating German Verbs -...
How to conjugate German verbs in various tenses.: conjugate german verbs full alphabetical list verb tenses german verb verb conjugator
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.
Top 20 Most-Used German Verbs - Conjugations
German verbs ranked by frequency of use - with English meanings and conjugated forms.
Word Order in German (2) - Subordinate Clauses
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two - subordinate clauses.
German Verb Conjugations - haben (to have) -...
The verb 'haben' conjugated in all its tenses.: german verbs irregular verbs grammar resources german verb german grammar
Word Order in German - Subord. Conjunctions
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two.
German Toasts: Trinksprüche
A look at German toasts and good wishes for many occasions - with English translations.
Key German Words to Learn Before Travelling...
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German Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) - Past...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics - English
An English translation of the lyrics for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
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 You - du, ihr, Sie
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German Strong Verbs (A-F) - Conjugating...
The conjugation of German strong (irregular) verbs - with English meanings.
German Dative Verbs
German dative verbs -- with English meanings.: object accusative german verbs accusative case loose classification german grammar
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 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 Christmas Carols - Song Lyrics in German...
Popular German Christmas carol lyrics - in German and English.
German for Beginners: Pronunciation Guide
German for Beginners - More help with German pronunciation
German Adjective Endings I - Nominative Case
Adjective endings in German (Part I).: german adjective endings german sentences grammatical terms indefinite articles german cases
German National Anthem - das Deutschlandlied
The German and English lyrics for the German national anthem - 'Das Lied der Deutschen' or 'Das Deutschlandlied.'
German Verbs - Conjugation - Alphabetical List...
An alphabetical list of common German verbs - with English meanings and links to conjugated forms.
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.
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 Fashion Phrasebook - Clothing Size...
An English-German fashion phrasebook with clothing size conversion charts.
German for Travelers: The Basics - Travel...
Useful basic German vocabulary and phrases for travelers to German-speaking Europe.
Congratulations in German
Expressing Congratulations in German.
German Words of Love: The "Darling" Glossary
A special German-English phrasebook for the vocabulary of love and romance in German.
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 Colors (Farben) English-German Color...
German colors (Farben) in German and English - with sound.
German-English Idioms Glossary
An annotated glossary of common idioms, sayings, and proverbs in German and English.
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.
German Grammar by Topic - Grammatik - German...
German grammar lessons, references, articles, and resources at this site - by topic.
German Christmas Drink Recipes: Hot Mulled Wine...
Christmas and winter drink recipes in German and English: Traditional hot drinks - Gluehwein - Hot Mulled Wine.
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.
How to Say 'to' in German - 'nach' vs. 'zu'
A grammar and vocabulary guide to the German prepositions 'zu' and 'nach'.
Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in German and English
The German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
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.
German Regular Verbs - Past Tenses
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
German for Beginners: Calendar, Days, Dates -...
German for Beginners: Lesson 12 - 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.
Goethe: Der Zauberlehrling - German/English
The 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' by Goethe - in German and English.
Love Pet Names
German Terms of Endearment. German Language.
The Passive Voice in German
A lesson with some hints about the grammar of the passive voice in German.
Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in English...
An English translation of the German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
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.
Goethe Gedichte: Erlkönig - German and...
The German poem 'Erlkönig' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. In German with a literal English translation.
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.
German Prepositions
Explanation of the German prepositions and which prepositional case they fall in.
German for Beginners: Diphthongs, Consonants
German for Beginners - the alphabet - diphthongs and consonant pairs in German
German Verb Prefixes - Separable and Inseparabl...
German Verb Prefixes and their meanings. Part One: Inseparable Prefixes.
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.
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.
German Plural Nouns I
An introduction to plurals of German nouns with links to the different plural groups.
What Is the Difference Between Sein and Haben...
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German Word Frequency - Top 1,000 German Words...
The top thousand words most likely to be encountered in an average German text. Part One.
German Language Chat - Deutscher Chat
Your meeting place for live German chat and the German language.
German Verb Conjugation - Future Tense - Futur
German Verbs: Conjugation of German verbs in the future tense.
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 Gender Hints - Noun Gender - DER
Gender hints for German masculine nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
German Numbers - Counting in German 2
An English-German guide to German dates, the calendar, numbers, telling time and counting - Part 2.
German Christmas: Ein kleiner weisser...
German Christmas Carol Lyrics in German and English - Jingle Bells in German by Roy Black.
German Personal Letter 1
Sample personal letters and greetings in German. Letter 1.
Personal Letters in German - Briefeschreiben -...
Sample personal letters in German - Guidelines and phrasebook.
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 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.
German Surnames with English Meanings L-Z -...
A glossary of Germanic last names and their English meanings. Part Two L-Z.
The Many Meanings of Bitte
The Many Meanings of Bitte in German.
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 First Names - Deutsche Vornamen - Meanings
About German names - first, last, and geographic. Part One of a three-part feature.
Porsche and Neanderthal: Pronouncing German...
Some of the problems of pronouncing German words in English and English words in German - Part 2.
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.
The Four German Cases: Genitive Prepositions
The four German cases - the genitive case with prepositions.
German Christmas Drink Recipes in German and...
A collection of Christmas recipes in German and English related to our glossary of food and dining-related words and expressions.
German Reflexive Verbs
An introduction to the German reflexive verb forms.
German-English Menu & Dining Guide - Food &...
An annotated glossary of food and dining-related words and expressions in German and English: Menu - Speisekarte.
German Verbs with Prepositions 1 - German Lesson
A lesson about German verbs with prepositions - Part One: Introduction with preposition chart.
Essential German on One Page - German Phrasebook
An Essential German 'phrase page' of basic words and expressions - a phrasebook on one page.
The German Erntedankfest Celebration
The history and traditions of German Thanksgiving - with vocabulary in English and German - Part 2. Page 2.
Word Frequency in German - Top 100 German Words...
The top 100 German words most likely to be encountered in an average German text.
German Reflexive Verbs 2 | Reflexive Pronouns
A chart of all of the German reflexive pronouns with selected reflexive verbs.
German Phrases
Useful German Phrases When Travelling.
German Verbs - gehen (to go) - Present Tense
The German verb 'gehen' conjugated in all its tenses.
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 for Beginners: Accusative Prepositions -...
German for Beginners: Lesson 14b - Accusative Prepositions - An online course with grammar references designed for beginners.
German First Names and Their Meanings: Abbo-Anton
Vornamen: A chart of Germanic first names for boys and girls.
German Verb Conjugation: The Present Tense
A guide to German verb conjugation of regular verbs in the present tense. Includes a list of 50 common German verbs.
German Verb Conjugations - sehen (to see)...
The German verb 'sehen' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Verb Review 3: Present Perfect Tense
German Verb Review 3 - The present perfect tense in German - with a self-scoring exercise.
German Reading Selections - Lesestuecke -...
Contents: German reading selections (Lesestuecke) for comprehension and building German vocabulary - for beginner to advanced levels.
German Verb Conjugations - sprechen (to speak,...
The German verb 'sprechen' conjugated in all its tenses.
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.
Die Prinzen: DEUTSCHLAND - Lyrics in German and...
The German lyrics for the PRINZEN song 'Deutschland'
German Verb Prefixes: Part 2 - Separable Prefixes
German verb prefixes and their meanings. Part Two: Separable verb prefixes.
The Passive Voice (2)
Some hints about the grammar of the passive voice in German. Part Two.
German Gender Hints - DIE
Gender hints for German feminine nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
German Verb Conjugations - trinken (to drink) -...
The German verb 'trinken' conjugated in all its tenses.
Top 20 Most-Used German Verbs - Conjugations (2)
German verbs ranked by frequency of use - with English meanings and conjugated forms. Part 2.
Best German Films for German-Learners
Which movies in German are the best ones for German-learners? Tell us your own favorites.
German Tongue Twisters - Zungenbrecher
A collection of German tongue twisters - Zungenbrecher, 'tongue breakers' in German and English.
Die Familie - The Family - An English-German...
Die Familie: An annotated English-German Glossary with vocabulary related to the family and relatives.
Doch! ...and Other Tricky German Words (2)
Part 2: German 'particle' words and how to use them correctly.
The Subjunctive Mood in German 2
The German subjunctive (Konjunktiv) mood - when and how to use it. Subjunctive II, or the 'past subjunctive.'
Still, still, still, weil's Kindlein schlafen...
Still, still, still, weil's Kindlein schlafen will - Christmas Carol Lyrics in German and English.
German Verb Conjugator - Conjugate German Verbs
A German verb conjugator - select a German verb and see its full conjugation in German and English.
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender - DAS
Gender hints for German neuter nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
German Dative Verbs (2)
German dative verbs - with English meanings. Also with genitive verbs. Part Two.
German Verb Conjugations - werden - Past
The verb 'werden' conjugated in all its tenses.: simple past tense german verbs german verb verb conjugations passive voice
German Christmas Vocabulary - English-German...
An annotated glossary of common Christmas, Advent and winter holiday terms in German and English.
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