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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.
Online German Course
A free online German course for beginners.
German Names for Girls - Maedchennamen
German first names for girls - current and traditional.
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 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
German Numbers - Counting in German - Mathematics
An English-German guide to German dates, the calendar, numbers, telling time and counting - Part 1.
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.
Happy Birthday In German
How to say 'Happy Birthday' in German.
German Last Names - German Surnames Meanings -...
About German names - first, last, and geographic. Part Two of a three-part feature deals with German surnames.
The Four Cases: The Dative
The four German noun cases - the dative case.: object accusative dative case vital element indirect object german cases
German Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) -...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Surnames with English Meanings A-K -...
A glossary of Germanic last names and their English meanings. Part One A-K.
How to Write a Letter in German
How to Write a Letter in German.
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.
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender in German
Gender hints for German nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
German Modal Verbs - Conjugation of duerfen...
German modal verbs - with full conjugations and English meanings. Part One: dürfen, mögen, können.
German Toasts: Trinksprüche
A look at German toasts and good wishes for many occasions - with English translations.
German Dative Case with Prepositions - Dative...
The German dative case with prepositions, including the two-way or dual prepositions.
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.
The Four German Cases: Genitive - Wesfall
The four German cases - the genitive case.: plural nouns genitive case german cases definite articles indefinite article
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 Adjective Endings II (Accusative/Dative)
Adjective endings for the accusative and dative cases in German (Part II).
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 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 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 Names for Pets - Haustiernamen - Dog and...
Popular names that German-speakers choose for their dog, cat, or other pets.
German Accusative Prepositions
The German accusative case with prepositions.: accusative case german prepositions object of the preposition objective case german cases
Hundekommandos - Dog Commands in German
A guide to training your dog to obey German dog commands.
German Preposition Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz on German prepositions.: preposition quiz german prepositions german verbs german games document url
The Four German Cases: Summary Part 2
The four German noun cases (Part I) - an overview.
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 Verb Conjugations - haben (to have) -...
The verb 'haben' conjugated in all its tenses.: german verbs irregular verbs grammar resources german verb german grammar
Top 20 Most-Used German Verbs - Conjugations
German verbs ranked by frequency of use - with English meanings and conjugated forms.
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.
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 Travelers: The Basics - Travel...
Useful basic German vocabulary and phrases for travelers to German-speaking Europe.
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 Language Lab - Audio - Listen to German
German audio for listening practice. An online language lab with exercises and more. Part of German for Beginners.
Word Order in German - Subord. Conjunctions
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two.
German National Anthem - das Deutschlandlied
The German and English lyrics for the German national anthem - 'Das Lied der Deutschen' or 'Das Deutschlandlied.'
German Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) - Past...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
The Four German Cases: The Nominative - Werfall
The four German cases - the nominative case.: german nouns masculine nouns personal pronouns gender words german dictionary
Word Order in German (2) - Subordinate Clauses
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two - subordinate clauses.
German Strong Verbs (A-F) - Conjugating...
The conjugation of German strong (irregular) verbs - with English meanings.
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
Word Order in German - Part 1 German Syntax
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part One.
German for Beginners: Pronunciation Guide
German for Beginners - More help with German pronunciation
German Words of Love: The "Darling" Glossary
A special German-English phrasebook for the vocabulary of love and romance in German.
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.
German Adjective Endings I - Nominative Case
Adjective endings in German (Part I).: german adjective endings german sentences grammatical terms indefinite articles german cases
German You - du, ihr, Sie
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German Verbs - Conjugation - Alphabetical List...
An alphabetical list of common German verbs - with English meanings and links to conjugated forms.
German Colors (Farben) English-German Color...
German colors (Farben) in German and English - with sound.
German Dative Verbs
German dative verbs -- with English meanings.: object accusative german verbs accusative case loose classification german grammar
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 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.
Congratulations in German
Expressing Congratulations in German.
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.
The Two German Past Tenses and How to Use Them
The two basic German past tense forms and their uses.
The Longest German Word?
Is there a longest German word? If so, what is it? Plus the German Words of the Year.
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics - English
An English translation of the lyrics for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
Birthday Customs in Germany
How Germans celebrate birthdays.
Key German Words to Learn Before Travelling...
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German Grammar by Topic - Grammatik - German...
German grammar lessons, references, articles, and resources at this site - by topic.
German Fashion Phrasebook - Clothing Size...
An English-German fashion phrasebook with clothing size conversion charts.
The Passive Voice in German
A lesson with some hints about the grammar of the passive voice in German.
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 Regular Verbs - Past Tenses
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
German for Beginners: Diphthongs, Consonants
German for Beginners - the alphabet - diphthongs and consonant pairs in German
How to Say 'to' in German - 'nach' vs. 'zu'
A grammar and vocabulary guide to the German prepositions 'zu' and 'nach'.
What Is the Difference Between Sein and Haben...
class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >If you are like
Best German Films for German-Learners
Which movies in German are the best ones for German-learners? Tell us your own favorites.
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.
Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in German and English
The German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
German Surnames with English Meanings L-Z -...
A glossary of Germanic last names and their English meanings. Part Two L-Z.
German Plural Nouns I
An introduction to plurals of German nouns with links to the different plural groups.
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 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 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-English Idioms Glossary
An annotated glossary of common idioms, sayings, and proverbs in German and English.
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.
Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in English...
An English translation of the German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
The Many Meanings of Bitte
The Many Meanings of Bitte in German.
Goethe: Der Zauberlehrling - German/English
The 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' by Goethe - in German and English.
Word Frequency in German - Top 100 German Words...
The top 100 German words most likely to be encountered in an average German text.
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 Verb Conjugations - sehen (to see)...
The German verb 'sehen' conjugated in all its tenses.
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 Phrases
Useful German Phrases When Travelling.
German Language Chat - Deutscher Chat
Your meeting place for live German chat and the German language.
German for Beginners: Accusative Prepositions -...
German for Beginners: Lesson 14b - Accusative Prepositions - An online course with grammar references designed for beginners.
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.
German Verbs - gehen (to go) - Present Tense
The German verb 'gehen' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Verb Conjugations - sprechen (to speak,...
The German verb 'sprechen' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Reflexive Verbs 2 | Reflexive Pronouns
A chart of all of the German reflexive pronouns with selected reflexive verbs.
German Reflexive Verbs
An introduction to the German reflexive verb forms.
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: DU HAST - English
The English lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Du hast'
Halloween in Germany
A description about Halloween customs in Germany.
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.
Essential German on One Page - German Phrasebook
An Essential German 'phrase page' of basic words and expressions - a phrasebook on one page.
O Tannenbaum - O Christmas Tree - Christmas...
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree) - Christmas Carol Lyrics in German and English.
Favorite German Words and Expressions
The favorite German expressions and words chosen by our readers and in the 'Most Beautiful German Word' contest in 2004.
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.
Personal Letters in German - Briefeschreiben -...
Sample personal letters in German - Guidelines and phrasebook.
German Christmas: Silent Night - Lyrics in...
German Christmas Carol Lyrics - in German and English.
German Verb Conjugation - Future Tense - Futur
German Verbs: Conjugation of German verbs in the future tense.
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.
German First Names - Deutsche Vornamen - Meanings
About German names - first, last, and geographic. Part One of a three-part feature.
German Reading Selections - Lesestuecke -...
Contents: German reading selections (Lesestuecke) for comprehension and building German vocabulary - for beginner to advanced levels.
German Verb Conjugations - heissen (to be...
The German verb 'heissen' 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.
Goethe Gedichte: Erlkönig - German and...
The German poem 'Erlkönig' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. In German with a literal English translation.
German First Names and Their Meanings: Abbo-Anton
Vornamen: A chart of Germanic first names for boys and girls.
Top 20 Most-Used German Verbs - Conjugations (2)
German verbs ranked by frequency of use - with English meanings and conjugated forms. Part 2.
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: Lesson 8 - German Numbers...
German for Beginners: Lesson 8 - Die Zahlen und zaehlen - Numbers and counting: 21-100. A free online course with references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
German Verb Conjugations - kommen (to come) -...
The German verb 'kommen' conjugated in all its tenses.
Love Pet Names
German Terms of Endearment. German Language.
German Verbs - wissen (to know) conjugated in...
German verbs - The verb 'wissen' (to know a fact).
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 Gender Hints - DIE
Gender hints for German feminine nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
The Four German Cases: Genitive Prepositions
The four German cases - the genitive case with prepositions.
The German Top 1000 Words - Word Frequency List...
The most frequently used words in the German language.
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 Gender Quiz 1 | der die das | Test your...
A self-scoring quiz on noun gender in German - Quiz 1.
German Verbs with Prepositions 1 - German Lesson
A lesson about German verbs with prepositions - Part One: Introduction with preposition chart.
German-English Menu & Dining Guide - Food &...
An annotated glossary of food and dining-related words and expressions in German and English: Menu - Speisekarte.
Falco: ROCK ME AMADEUS - German and English...
The German and English lyrics for the Falco song 'Rock Me Amadeus'
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender - DAS
Gender hints for German neuter nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
German Songs for Children - Lyrics in German...
German song lyrics for children in German and English.
German Tongue Twisters - Zungenbrecher
A collection of German tongue twisters - Zungenbrecher, 'tongue breakers' in German and English.
German Verb Conjugations - trinken (to drink) -...
The German verb 'trinken' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Songs for Children: Eins, zwei, Polizei
German song lyrics for children in German and English - 'Eins, zwei, Polizei' in German.
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'.
Die Familie - The Family - An English-German...
Die Familie: An annotated English-German Glossary with vocabulary related to the family and relatives.
German Reading - Lesestuecke - Introduction
German reading selections (Lesestuecke) for comprehension and building German vocabulary. Introduction.
German Verb Prefixes: Part 2 - Separable Prefixes
German verb prefixes and their meanings. Part Two: Separable verb prefixes.
German Regular Verbs - Pres. Tense
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
German Personal Letter 1
Sample personal letters and greetings in German. Letter 1.
German Abbreviations - German-English Glossary
German Abbreviations - Commonly used German abbreviations with their English meanings.
German Verb Conjugator - Conjugate German Verbs
A German verb conjugator - select a German verb and see its full conjugation in German and English.
Sound of Music: EDELWEISS - English and German...
The English and German versions of the 'Edelweiss' song from 'The Sound of Music'
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