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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.
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.
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 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.
Happy Birthday In German
How to say 'Happy Birthday' in German.
The Four German Cases: Summary
The four German cases (Part I) - an overview.
Essential German Greetings - How To Greet In...
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How to Write a Letter in German
How to Write a Letter in German.
Hundekommandos - Dog Commands in German
A guide to training your dog to obey German dog commands.
German Names for Pets - Haustiernamen - Dog and...
Popular names that German-speakers choose for their dog, cat, or other pets.
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.
German Surnames with English Meanings A-K -...
A glossary of Germanic last names and their English meanings. Part One A-K.
German Names for Boys - Jungennamen
German first names for boys - current and traditional.
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics in German...
The lyrics and abbreviations for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
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 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
The Four German Cases: Accusative - Akkusativ
The four German noun cases - the accusative case.
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics - English
An English translation of the lyrics for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
The Many Meanings of Bitte
The Many Meanings of Bitte in German.
Congratulations in German
Expressing Congratulations 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.
German Toasts: Trinksprüche
A look at German toasts and good wishes for many occasions - with English translations.
German Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) -...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
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'.
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 Words of Love: The "Darling" Glossary
A special German-English phrasebook for the vocabulary of love and romance in German.
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 Preposition Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz on German prepositions.: preposition quiz german prepositions german verbs german games document url
German Accusative Prepositions
The German accusative case with prepositions.: accusative case german prepositions object of the preposition objective case german cases
German Modal Verbs - Conjugation of duerfen...
German modal verbs - with full conjugations and English meanings. Part One: dürfen, mögen, können.
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 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.
How to Address a German Properly
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German Adjective Endings II (Accusative/Dative)
Adjective endings for the accusative and dative cases in German (Part II).
German for Travelers: The Basics - Travel...
Useful basic German vocabulary and phrases for travelers to German-speaking Europe.
The Four German Cases: Summary Part 2
The four German noun cases (Part I) - an overview.
Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in English...
An English translation of the German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
German National Anthem - das Deutschlandlied
The German and English lyrics for the German national anthem - 'Das Lied der Deutschen' or 'Das Deutschlandlied.'
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 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.
Win an unconditional basic income for 1 year....
What would you do with 12x ~$1100 per month? The Germans are organizing a lottery for everyone even for you with exactly this one price. More...
German for Beginners: Pronunciation Guide
German for Beginners - More help with German pronunciation
The Longest German Word?
Is there a longest German word? If so, what is it? Plus the German Words of the Year.
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender in German
Gender hints for German nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
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
The top ten German names for boys and girls.
German Dative Verbs
German dative verbs -- with English meanings.: object accusative german verbs accusative case loose classification german grammar
How to Say 'to' in German - 'nach' vs. 'zu'
A grammar and vocabulary guide to the German prepositions 'zu' and 'nach'.
German Colors (Farben) English-German Color...
German colors (Farben) in German and English - with sound.
German Language Chat - Deutscher Chat
Your meeting place for live German chat and the German language.
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 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 - 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 Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) - Past...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Verbs - Conjugation - Alphabetical List...
An alphabetical list of common German verbs - with English meanings and links to conjugated forms.
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 Word Frequency - Top 1,000 German Words...
The top thousand words most likely to be encountered in an average German text. Part One.
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.
Love Pet Names
German Terms of Endearment. German Language.
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.
How To Say Sorry In German
How to say sorry in German. German Language.
Word Order in German (2) - Subordinate Clauses
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two - subordinate clauses.
German Fashion Phrasebook - Clothing Size...
An English-German fashion phrasebook with clothing size conversion charts.
The Two German Past Tenses and How to Use Them
The two basic German past tense forms and their uses.
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
Key German Words to Learn Before Travelling...
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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 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 Adjective Endings I - Nominative Case
Adjective endings in German (Part I).
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 Verb Prefixes - Separable and Inseparabl...
German Verb Prefixes and their meanings. Part One: Inseparable Prefixes.
Porsche and Neanderthal: Pronouncing German...
Some of the problems of pronouncing German words in English and English words in German - Part 2.
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.
Personal Letters in German - Briefeschreiben -...
Sample personal letters in German - Guidelines and phrasebook.
German Abbreviations - German-English Glossary
German Abbreviations - Commonly used German abbreviations with their English meanings.
Five Peculiarities of The German Alphabet
Five Peculiarities of The German Alphabet
German for Beginners: Diphthongs, Consonants
German for Beginners - the alphabet - diphthongs and consonant pairs in German
Top 20 Most-Used German Verbs - Conjugations
German verbs ranked by frequency of use - with English meanings and conjugated forms.
German Numbers - Counting in German 2
An English-German guide to German dates, the calendar, numbers, telling time and counting - Part 2.
German-English Idioms Glossary
An annotated glossary of common idioms, sayings, and proverbs in German and English.
Word Order in German - Subord. Conjunctions
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two.
Essential German on One Page - German Phrasebook
An Essential German 'phrase page' of basic words and expressions - a phrasebook on one page.
Word Frequency in German - Top 100 German Words...
The top 100 German words most likely to be encountered in an average German text.
German Verb Conjugations - trinken (to drink) -...
The German verb 'trinken' 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.
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 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 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 First Names and Their Meanings: Abbo-Anton
Vornamen: A chart of Germanic first names for boys and girls.
German Phonetic Spelling Chart - A wie Anton -...
A chart for the German phonetic alphabet for spelling words on the phone or in radio communication.
Die Familie - The Family - An English-German...
Die Familie: An annotated English-German Glossary with vocabulary related to the family and relatives.
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.
Munich - the Opposite of Berlin?
In a wrestling match between Munich and Berlin, which one would you bet on? What makes Munich more interesting than Berlin, the place to be?
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 Regular Verbs - Past Tenses
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
German Prepositions
Explanation of the German prepositions and which prepositional case they fall in.
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 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 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
Goethe Gedichte: Erlkönig - German and...
The German poem 'Erlkönig' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. In German with a literal English translation.
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.
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.
The German Top 1000 Words - Word Frequency List...
The most frequently used words in the German language.
German Plural Nouns I
An introduction to plurals of German nouns with links to the different plural groups.
What's in a (German) Name?
An interesting look at the last names of well-known Germans, Austrians, and Swiss personalities, living and dead. Where do these names come from? What is their meaning? Decoding surnames is a tricky business and many family names are not what they appear to be. Find out more about names of people with names such as Adenauer, Daimler, Klum, Mozart, Schwarzenegger, or Weissmuller.
German Verb Prefixes: Part 2 - Separable Prefixes
German verb prefixes and their meanings. Part Two: Separable verb prefixes.
The Four German Cases: Genitive Prepositions
The four German cases - the genitive case with prepositions.
Die Prinzen: DEUTSCHLAND - Lyrics in German and...
The German lyrics for the PRINZEN song 'Deutschland'
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender - DER
Gender hints for German masculine nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
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.
German Verb Conjugation - Future Tense - Futur
German Verbs: Conjugation of German verbs in the future tense.
When to Use s, ss or ß
When to use s, ss or ß in German sentences.
German Regular Verbs - Pres. Tense
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
German Verbs with Prepositions 1 - German Lesson
A lesson about German verbs with prepositions - Part One: Introduction with preposition chart.
German Expressions
A German Expressions List of Well-Wishes
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 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.
German Reading Selections - Lesestuecke -...
Contents: German reading selections (Lesestuecke) for comprehension and building German vocabulary - for beginner to advanced levels.
Improve your German Pronunciation with Tongue...
Do you want to master your German pronunciation skills? A collection of German tongue twisters - Zungenbrecher, 'tongue breakers'.
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 Dative Verbs (2)
German dative verbs - with English meanings. Also with genitive verbs. Part Two.
O Tannenbaum - O Christmas Tree - Christmas...
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree) - Christmas Carol Lyrics in German and English.
German Myth 7 - Pennsylvania Dutch or German?
A collection misnomers, mistakes, myths and falsehoods concerning the German language.
The Position of Nicht
The Position of Nicht. German Language.
German Grammar by Topic - Grammatik - German...
German grammar lessons, references, articles, and resources at this site - by topic.
Doch! ...and Other Tricky German Words (2)
Part 2: German 'particle' words and how to use them correctly.
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.
Falco: DER KOMMISSAR - German and English Lyrics
The German and English lyrics for the Falco song 'Der Kommissar'
The German Healthcare: A Two-Class-System?
Does German health care lead to a two-class society or does it just reflect one? What you should be aware of regarding health insurance in Germany.
German for Beginners: Accusative Prepositions -...
German for Beginners: Lesson 14b - Accusative Prepositions - An online course with grammar references designed for beginners.
Die Prinzen: ALLES NUR GEKLAUT - Lyrics in...
The German lyrics for the PRINZEN song 'Alles nur geklaut'
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 First Names - Deutsche Vornamen - Meanings
About German names - first, last, and geographic. Part One of a three-part feature.
Birthday Customs in Germany
How Germans celebrate birthdays.
How Do You Say 'Porsche'? - Audio
Some of the problems of pronouncing German words in English and English words in German - Audio files.
Goethe Poetry: Naehe des Geliebten - German &...
The German poem 'NŠhe des Geliebten' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - with a line-by-line English prose translation and a poetic translation by Henry van Dyke.
English-German Computer Internet Glossary
An annotated glossary of common computer, e-mail and Internet terms in German and English.
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 Business Letter 1
Sample business letters in German. Letter 1.: sample business letter business vocabulary commercial correspondence travel glossary office enquiry
German Songs for Children - Lyrics in German...
German song lyrics for children in German and English.
German for Beginners: Contents Part 2 - Free...
German for Beginners - Contents/Inhalt (Part 2) - An online course with references designed for beginners and intermediate learners who wish to review.
Deutsche Gedichte - German Poetry in German and...
German poetry and verse by German-language poets and playwrights in a dual-language format (German/English).
Nena: '99 Luftballons' '99 Red Balloons' Song...
The English lyrics for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
The Top 10 German Mistakes Made by Beginners
A look at the ten most frequent errors made by students of German - with help for avoiding them. Part 1: Mistakes 1-5.
Dog and Cat Names in German | Cool German Names...
The names that German-speakers choose for their dog, cat or other pets.

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