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German

12 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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

10 Netflix shows to learn German with
6 min read 6 min

Let’s be totally honest – learning German is hard. The grammar, the vocabulary and the pronunciation...

10 reasons to love Berlin
5 min read 5 min

Unquestionably one of the coolest cities in the world, Berlin has a lot more to offer than just beer...

Do as the Germans do: A look at German customs
3 min read 3 min

In the third part of our series on how to behave abroad, we’ll travel back to the old world and give...

3 reasons why I learned German (and why you should too)
2 min read 2 min

I’m married to a strapping Swiss lad and live in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. I hear Ger...