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16 articles
10 German expressions everyone should know
6 min read 6 min

For many, the German language remains a mystery. It sounds harsh, seems impossible to learn and has ...

5 things to do in Berlin on a budget
4 min read 4 min

Berlin is bursting with creativity, history, and edginess, making it a captivating city to discover....

10 Christmas sayings in different languages
3 min read 3 min

For many of us, December is all about Christmas. However, festive traditions have evolved differentl...

10 funny idioms in different languages
3 min read 3 min

Every language around the world uses idioms – common phrases that are used to say certain things. Ma...

10 hidden gems in Munich
4 min read 4 min

The German city of Munich may be best known for beer-tents, pretzels and traditional ‘’lederhosen,” ...

10 international films to help you learn a language
4 min read 4 min

Watching movies in a foreign language often requires a little more concentration than usual, particu...

How to learn German quickly: 10 tips
4 min read 4 min

Learning a new language is hard, but who says that it can’t be enjoyable, too? Mastering a new langu...

12 expressions about spring from around the world
4 min read 4 min

This time of year soaks us with new beginnings, bird songs and chocolate bunnies. The Germans have n...

12 weird German phrases we should all be using
4 min read 4 min

German is one of the 10 most widely-spoken languages in the world, and an official language in sever...

Learn German with these 5 free podcasts
5 min read 5 min

You dream of conducting a perfect German conversation, but your commitment to it can swiftly disappe...

17 German words with no English translation
5 min read 5 min

I recently moved to the German-speaking part of Switzerland, and as a result, I’ve been trying to pi...

5 easy ways to learn German from home
3 min read 3 min

Learning German from home may seem like mission impossible, but it’s not as hard as you think. A hug...