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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.
How to Write a Letter in German
How to Write a Letter in German.
The Four German Cases: Summary
The four German cases (Part I) - an overview.
Happy Birthday In German
How to say 'Happy Birthday' in German.
German Names for Girls - Maedchennamen
German first names for girls - current and traditional.
Fasching in Germany
Fasching in Germany.
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.
The Four Cases: The Dative
The four German noun cases - the dative case.
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.
German Names for Boys - Jungennamen
German first names for boys - current and traditional.
The Four German Cases: Accusative - Akkusativ
The four German noun cases - the accusative case.
German Dative Case with Prepositions - Dative...
The German dative case with prepositions, including the two-way or dual prepositions.
Essential German Greetings - How To Greet In...
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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.
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics in German...
The lyrics and abbreviations for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
The Four German Cases: Genitive - Wesfall
The four German cases - the genitive case.: plural nouns genitive case german cases definite articles indefinite article
German Modal Verbs - Conjugation of duerfen...
German modal verbs - with full conjugations and English meanings. Part One: dürfen, mögen, können.
German Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) -...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
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.
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 Surnames with English Meanings A-K -...
A glossary of Germanic last names and their English meanings. Part One A-K.
German Accusative Prepositions
The German accusative case with prepositions.: accusative case german prepositions object of the preposition objective case german cases
German Preposition Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz on German prepositions.: preposition quiz german prepositions german verbs german games document url
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.
The Many Meanings of Bitte
The Many Meanings of Bitte in German.
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.
The Two German Past Tenses and How to Use Them
The two basic German past tense forms and their uses.
German Dative Verbs
German dative verbs -- with English meanings.: object accusative german verbs accusative case loose classification german grammar
German Customs: February - Groundhog Day -...
An annotated German-English glossary for Braeuche: Februar - Traditional & Religious Celebrations.
German Verb Conjugations - haben (to have) -...
The verb 'haben' conjugated in all its tenses.: german verbs irregular verbs grammar resources german verb german grammar
Tell Time in German
A simple how-to on telling time in 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.
German Names for Pets - Haustiernamen - Dog and...
Popular names that German-speakers choose for their dog, cat, or other pets.
Top 20 Most-Used German Verbs - Conjugations
German verbs ranked by frequency of use - with English meanings and conjugated forms.
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender in German
Gender hints for German nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
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 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.
Congratulations in German
Expressing Congratulations in German.
Five Peculiarities of The German Alphabet
Five Peculiarities of The German Alphabet
German Myth 10: Hitler and Jesse Owens - Who...
A collection misnomers, mistakes, myths and falsehoods concerning the German language - The Berlin Olympics, Hitler and Jesse Owens.
Word Order in German (2) - Subordinate Clauses
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two - subordinate clauses.
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.
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 Strong Verbs (A-F) - Conjugating...
The conjugation of German strong (irregular) verbs - with English meanings.
German Modal Verbs (2) - Conjugation of muessen...
German modal verbs--with full conjugations and English meanings. Part 2: müssen, sollen, wollen.
German Last Names - German Surnames Meanings -...
About German names - first, last, and geographic. Part Two of a three-part feature deals with German surnames.
Word Order in German - Subord. Conjunctions
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two.
German Verb Conjugations - werden (to become)
The verb 'werden' conjugated in all its tenses.
How to Say 'to' in German - 'nach' vs. 'zu'
A grammar and vocabulary guide to the German prepositions 'zu' and 'nach'.
German Language Chat - Deutscher Chat
Your meeting place for live German chat and the German language.
How to Address a German Properly
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The Four German Cases: Summary Part 2
The four German noun cases (Part I) - an overview.
German National Anthem - das Deutschlandlied
The German and English lyrics for the German national anthem - 'Das Lied der Deutschen' or 'Das Deutschlandlied.'
German Verb Guide - Conjugating German Verbs -...
How to conjugate German verbs in various tenses.
Word Order in German - Part 1 German Syntax
Learn how to build well sounding German sentences. The German sentence structure explained in clear and crispy language. Part One.
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 Prepositions
Explanation of the German prepositions and which prepositional case they fall in.
German Verb Prefixes - Separable and Inseparabl...
German Verb Prefixes and their meanings. Part One: Inseparable Prefixes.
The Longest German Word?
Is there a longest German word? If so, what is it? Plus the German Words of the Year.
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 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 Verbs - Conjugation - Alphabetical List...
An alphabetical list of common German verbs - with English meanings and links to conjugated forms.
Key German Words to Learn Before Travelling...
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German Regular Verbs - Past Tenses
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
How To Say Sorry In German
How to say sorry in German. German Language.
German Adjective Endings I - Nominative Case
Adjective endings in German (Part I).
German Words of Love: The "Darling" Glossary
A special German-English phrasebook for the vocabulary of love and romance in German.
German SMS
A list of abbreviations used in German SMS texting.
German Colors (Farben) English-German Color...
German colors (Farben) in German and English - with sound.
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 Numbers - Counting in German 2
An English-German guide to German dates, the calendar, numbers, telling time and counting - Part 2.
German Plural Nouns I
An introduction to plurals of German nouns with links to the different plural groups.
The Passive Voice in German
A lesson with some hints about the grammar of the passive voice in German.
The Four German Cases: Genitive Prepositions
The four German cases - the genitive case with prepositions.
German for Beginners: Pronunciation Guide
German for Beginners - More help with German pronunciation
German Verb Conjugation - Future Tense - Futur
German Verbs: Conjugation of German verbs in the future tense.
Love Pet Names
German Terms of Endearment. German Language.
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.
Personal Letters in German - Briefeschreiben -...
Sample personal letters in German - Guidelines and phrasebook.
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 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.
Dative Prepositions
How to form a sentence with dative prepositions.
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 Toasts: Trinksprüche
A look at German toasts and good wishes for many occasions - with English translations.
Prepositional Pitfalls in German
This lesson shows you the potential hazards in using German prepositions and tells you how to avoid many of the 'prepositional pitfalls' you may encounter.
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 Dative Verbs (2)
German dative verbs - with English meanings. Also with genitive verbs. Part Two.
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 Abbreviations - German-English Glossary
German Abbreviations - Commonly used German abbreviations with their English meanings.
German-English Idioms Glossary
An annotated glossary of common idioms, sayings, and proverbs in German and English.
What Is the Difference Between Sein and Haben...
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Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in English...
An English translation of the German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
German Regular Verbs - Pres. Tense
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
Birthday Customs in Germany
How Germans celebrate birthdays.
The Position of Nicht
The Position of Nicht. German Language.
German Verb Prefixes: Part 2 - Separable Prefixes
German verb prefixes and their meanings. Part Two: Separable verb prefixes.
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 Familie - The Family - An English-German...
Die Familie: An annotated English-German Glossary with vocabulary related to the family and relatives.
When to Use s, ss or ß
When to use s, ss or ß in German sentences.
German Verbs - gehen (to be) - Past
The German verb 'gehen' 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.
German Fashion Phrasebook - Clothing Size...
An English-German fashion phrasebook with clothing size conversion charts.
Lexikon: Fastnacht - Karneval - Fasching -...
Mardi Gras German style - Karneval and Fasching vocabulary in German and English.
How to Make an Appointment
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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 Verbs with Prepositions 1 - German Lesson
A lesson about German verbs with prepositions - Part One: Introduction with preposition chart.
German Preposition 'Bei'
A detailed look at the German preposition 'bei.'
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.
Improve your German Pronunciation with Tongue...
Do you want to master your German pronunciation skills? A collection of German tongue twisters - Zungenbrecher, 'tongue breakers'.
Goethe Gedichte: Erlkönig - German and...
The German poem 'Erlkönig' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. In German with a literal English translation.
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 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 Travelers: The Basics - Travel...
Useful basic German vocabulary and phrases for travelers to German-speaking Europe.
German for Beginners: Diphthongs, Consonants
German for Beginners - the alphabet - diphthongs and consonant pairs in German
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.
German for Beginners: Occupations - Was sind...
German for Beginners: Lesson 14 - Occupations - Was sind Sie von Beruf? An online course with grammar references designed for beginners.
Sound of Music: EDELWEISS - English and German...
Sing along with your favorite German songs - The 'Edelweiss' song from the 'The Sound of Music' in English and German language.
Die Prinzen: DEUTSCHLAND - Lyrics in German and...
The German lyrics for the PRINZEN song 'Deutschland'
Doch! ...and Other Tricky German Words (2)
Part 2: German 'particle' words and how to use them correctly.
German Phonetic Spelling Chart - A wie Anton -...
A chart for the German phonetic alphabet for spelling words on the phone or in radio communication.
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.
Definite Articles in German
German Definite Articles Explained to the German Learner/Student
Porsche and Neanderthal: Pronouncing German...
Some of the problems of pronouncing German words in English and English words in German - Part 2.
German Verb Conjugations - trinken (to drink) -...
The German verb 'trinken' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Verbs - gehen (to go) - Present Tense
The German verb 'gehen' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Verb Conjugations - heissen (to be...
The German verb 'heissen' conjugated in all its tenses.
Dual Prepositions in German
A lesson on German doubtful/dual/two-way/ prepositions that can take on both the dative (location) and accusative (direction or destination) cases.
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 Songs for Children: Eins, zwei, Polizei
German song lyrics for children in German and English - 'Eins, zwei, Polizei' in German.
Public Transportation: Munich
Most Germany cities have excellent systems of public transportation, thus not all of them work the same way. Today it's about Munich's public transportation.
German Modal Verbs 3 - Sample Sentences
German modal verb examples - with full conjugations. Part 3: Example sentences and the subjunctive mood.
German Verb Conjugations - werden - Subjunctive
The verb 'werden' conjugated in all its tenses - subjunctive mood.
Five Peculiarities of the German Language
Peculiarities of the German Language
Web and Satellite TV in German - USA and Canada
Listening to and watching German televison programming in North America via satellite and on the Web. Includes information about watching ProSiebenSat1 Welt and DW-TV via satellite.
O Tannenbaum - O Christmas Tree - Christmas...
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree) - Christmas Carol Lyrics in German and English.
German Verb Conjugations - werden - Past
The verb 'werden' conjugated in all its tenses.: simple past tense german verbs german verb verb conjugations passive voice
English-German Food and Drink Glossary A-B
An annotated glossary of food and dining-related words and expressions in German and English.
Birthday Songs in German
How to sing a birthday song in German.
What's the best German Grammar Book?
The German grammar is beautiful and simple. All it takes is the right material to dive into the beautiful land of definite articles and German cases.
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
German Adjective Endings Quiz
A self-scoring exercise for German adjective endings with articles.
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.
The German Infinitive
An overview of German infinitive.
German Songs for Children - Lyrics in German...
German song lyrics for children in German and English.
German Verb Conjugations - kommen (to come) -...
The German verb 'kommen' conjugated in all its tenses.
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.

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