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German Names for Boys - Jungennamen
German first names for boys - current and traditional.
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.
Online German Course
A free online German course for beginners.
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 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 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: Summary
The four German cases (Part I) - an overview.: third person pronouns man bites dog german cases indefinite articles definite articles
Happy Birthday In German
How to say 'Happy Birthday' in German.
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics in German...
The lyrics and abbreviations for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
German Last Names
Top 100 German surnames with English meanings.
German Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) -...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
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 Surnames with English Meanings A-K -...
A glossary of Germanic last names and their English meanings. Part One A-K.
The Four German Cases: Accusative - Akkusativ
The four German noun cases - the accusative case.: masculine pronoun grammar point object accusative masculine article verb examples
The Four Cases: The Dative
The four German noun cases - the dative case.: object accusative dative case vital element indirect object german cases
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.
How to Write a Letter in German
How to Write a Letter in German.
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender in German
Gender hints for German nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
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 Modal Verbs - Conjugation of duerfen...
German modal verbs - with full conjugations and English meanings. Part One: dürfen, mögen, können.
German Teenage Slang
A glossary of German slang spoken by teenagers.
German Toasts: Trinksprüche
A look at German toasts and good wishes for many occasions - with English translations.
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 Dative Case with Prepositions - Dative...
The German dative case with prepositions, including the two-way or dual prepositions.
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.
The Four German Cases: Genitive - Wesfall
The four German cases - the genitive case.: plural nouns genitive case german cases definite articles indefinite article
German Adjective Endings II (Accusative/Dative)
Adjective endings for the accusative and dative cases in German (Part II).
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 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 Verb Conjugations - haben (to have) -...
The verb 'haben' conjugated in all its tenses.: german verbs irregular verbs grammar resources german verb german grammar
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 Names for Pets - Haustiernamen - Dog and...
Popular names that German-speakers choose for their dog, cat, or other pets.
The Four German Cases: Summary Part 2
The four German noun cases (Part I) - an overview.
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 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.
German for Travelers: The Basics - Travel...
Useful basic German vocabulary and phrases for travelers to German-speaking Europe.
The Longest German Word?
Is there a longest German word? If so, what is it? Plus the German Words of the Year.
Hundekommandos - Dog Commands in German
A guide to training your dog to obey German dog commands.
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 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 Strong Verbs (A-F) - Conjugating...
The conjugation of German strong (irregular) verbs - with English meanings.
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
Nena: '99 Luftballons' Song Lyrics - English
An English translation of the lyrics for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
German Modal Verbs (2) - Conjugation of muessen...
German modal verbs--with full conjugations and English meanings. Part 2: müssen, sollen, wollen.
German for Beginners: Pronunciation Guide
German for Beginners - More help with German pronunciation
Word Order in German (2) - Subordinate Clauses
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two - subordinate clauses.
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 Verb Conjugations - sein (to be) - Past...
The German verb 'sein' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Phrases
Useful German Phrases When Travelling.
The Two German Past Tenses and How to Use Them
The two basic German past tense forms and their uses.
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 - Subord. Conjunctions
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part Two.
German You - du, ihr, Sie
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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.
German National Anthem - das Deutschlandlied
The German and English lyrics for the German national anthem - 'Das Lied der Deutschen' or 'Das Deutschlandlied.'
Congratulations in German
Expressing Congratulations in German.
German Verbs - Conjugation - Alphabetical List...
An alphabetical list of common German verbs - with English meanings and links to conjugated forms.
German Adjective Endings I - Nominative Case
Adjective endings in German (Part I).: german adjective endings german sentences grammatical terms indefinite articles german cases
German Fashion Phrasebook - Clothing Size...
An English-German fashion phrasebook with clothing size conversion charts.
Word Order in German - Part 1 German Syntax
A guide to word order in German sentences. Part One.
German Dative Verbs
German dative verbs -- with English meanings.: object accusative german verbs accusative case loose classification german grammar
German Grammar by Topic - Grammatik - German...
German grammar lessons, references, articles, and resources at this site - by topic.
German Numbers - Counting in German 2
An English-German guide to German dates, the calendar, numbers, telling time and counting - Part 2.
German Colors (Farben) English-German Color...
German colors (Farben) in German and English - with sound.
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.
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 Words of Love: The "Darling" Glossary
A special German-English phrasebook for the vocabulary of love and romance in German.
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.
Das Ei des Kolumbus
Explanation of German expression: Das Ei des Kolumbus.
Essential German on One Page - German Phrasebook
An Essential German 'phrase page' of basic words and expressions - a phrasebook on one page.
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.
German for Beginners: Diphthongs, Consonants
German for Beginners - the alphabet - diphthongs and consonant pairs in German
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.
Driving Glossary: Traffic Signs
An annotated English-German glossary of words and expressions related to traffic signs in German Europe.
What Is the Difference Between Sein and Haben...
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German Verbs - gehen (to go) - Present Tense
The German verb 'gehen' conjugated in all its tenses.
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.
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 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.
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.
Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in German and English
The German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender - DER
Gender hints for German masculine nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
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.
Rammstein: DU HAST - English
The English lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Du hast'
Best German Films for German-Learners
Which movies in German are the best ones for German-learners? Tell us your own favorites.
German Plural Nouns I
An introduction to plurals of German nouns with links to the different plural groups.
How to Say 'to' in German - 'nach' vs. 'zu'
A grammar and vocabulary guide to the German prepositions 'zu' and 'nach'.
German Verb Conjugations - heissen (to be...
The German verb 'heissen' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Verb Conjugations - sprechen (to speak,...
The German verb 'sprechen' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Verb Conjugations - sehen (to see)...
The German verb 'sehen' conjugated in all its tenses.
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.
The Many Meanings of Bitte
The Many Meanings of Bitte in German.
Rammstein: AMERIKA - Lyrics in English...
An English translation of the German lyrics for the Rammstein song 'Amerika'
German Verb Conjugation - Future Tense - Futur
German Verbs: Conjugation of German verbs in the future tense.
The Passive Voice in German
A lesson with some hints about the grammar of the passive voice in German.
German Language Chat - Deutscher Chat
Your meeting place for live German chat and the German language.
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 Verb Conjugations - kommen (to come) -...
The German verb 'kommen' conjugated in all its tenses.
German Verb Prefixes - Separable and Inseparabl...
German Verb Prefixes and their meanings. Part One: Inseparable Prefixes.
German-English Idioms Glossary
An annotated glossary of common idioms, sayings, and proverbs in German and English.
German First Names - Deutsche Vornamen - Meanings
About German names - first, last, and geographic. Part One of a three-part feature.
German Gender Hints - DIE
Gender hints for German feminine nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
German Reflexive Verbs 2 | Reflexive Pronouns
A chart of all of the German reflexive pronouns with selected reflexive verbs.
German Verb Review 3: Present Perfect Tense
German Verb Review 3 - The present perfect tense in German - with a self-scoring exercise.
German Prepositions
Explanation of the German prepositions and which prepositional case they fall in.
German Regular Verbs - Pres. Tense
German for Beginners: Regular Verbs Chart - conjugation of German verbs in the present tense.
German Reflexive Verbs
An introduction to the German reflexive verb forms.
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 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 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 Reading Selections - Lesestuecke -...
Contents: German reading selections (Lesestuecke) for comprehension and building German vocabulary - for beginner to advanced levels.
Personal Letters in German - Briefeschreiben -...
Sample personal letters in German - Guidelines and phrasebook.
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'.
German for Beginners: Accusative Prepositions -...
German for Beginners: Lesson 14b - Accusative Prepositions - An online course with grammar references designed for beginners.
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 Songs for Children: Eins, zwei, Polizei
German song lyrics for children in German and English - 'Eins, zwei, Polizei' in German.
German-English Menu & Dining Guide - Food &...
An annotated glossary of food and dining-related words and expressions in German and English: Menu - Speisekarte.
Love Pet Names
German Terms of Endearment. German Language.
German Personal Letter 1
Sample personal letters and greetings in German. Letter 1.
Goethe: Der Zauberlehrling - German/English
The 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' by Goethe - in German and English.
Falco: ROCK ME AMADEUS - German and English...
The German and English lyrics for the Falco song 'Rock Me Amadeus'
Porsche and Neanderthal: Pronouncing German...
Some of the problems of pronouncing German words in English and English words in German - Part 2.
The Four German Cases: Genitive Prepositions
The four German cases - the genitive case with prepositions.
German Verbs - wissen (to know) conjugated in...
German verbs - The verb 'wissen' (to know a fact).
German Gender Hints - Noun Gender - DAS
Gender hints for German neuter nouns. Getting der, die and das right.
Goethe Gedichte: Erlkönig - German and...
The German poem 'Erlkönig' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. In German with a literal English translation.
Top 20 Most-Used German Verbs - Conjugations (2)
German verbs ranked by frequency of use - with English meanings and conjugated forms. Part 2.
Die Familie - The Family - An English-German...
Die Familie: An annotated English-German Glossary with vocabulary related to the family and relatives.
Countries Nationalities Languages - English-Ger...
A glossary of the world's countries, nationalities, and languages in English and German. English to German Index.
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 Tongue Twisters - Zungenbrecher
A collection of German tongue twisters - Zungenbrecher, 'tongue breakers' in German and English.
German Games and Quizzes - German Word Games -...
German games and quizzes for students of German - Spiele und Deutschpruefungen fuer Deutschlernende.
Language Lab - German Numbers - Listening...
German audio files for language practice with the numbers.
Nena: '99 Luftballons' '99 Red Balloons' Song...
The English lyrics for the German song '99 Luftballons' by Nena.
German Gender Quiz 1 | der die das | Test your...
A self-scoring quiz on noun gender in German - Quiz 1.
German Verb Conjugator - Conjugate German Verbs
A German verb conjugator - select a German verb and see its full conjugation in German and English.
Munich's Oktoberfest Starts in September
A guide to Oktoberfest and other holidays and traditions in September in German-speaking Europe - Oktoberfest in Munich.
German Verb Conjugations - trinken (to drink) -...
The German verb 'trinken' conjugated in all its tenses.
How Do You Say 'Porsche'? - Audio
Some of the problems of pronouncing German words in English and English words in German - Audio files.
German Verb Conjugations - fahren (to travel,...
The German verb 'fahren' conjugated in all its tenses.
Birthday - Geburtstag: Wie schön, dass du...
The German and English lyrics for the German birthday song 'Wie schoen, dass du geboren bist'.
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