Du, ihr and Sie - German Polite Form with Video

Du, ihr and Sie – German Polite Form with Video

German Polite Form When to use du, ihr and Sie? In English, there is only one word to say you while in German there are three. The informal word is du in the singular and ihr in the plural. In the formal form, both singular and plural is Sie. You can now learn even more […]

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Wed, Oct 7th 2015 |
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German Vocabulary - Restaurant with Video

German Vocabulary – Restaurant with Video

Restaurant In this blog we are going to help build up your vocabulary on the topic restaurant. The tables below are divided into drinks, important restaurant nouns and important restaurant verbs. Before going through this section you might want to watch the video that teaches these vocab with an interesting story. You can now learn […]

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Wed, Jul 22nd 2015 |
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German Vocabulary - Family with Video

German Vocabulary – Family with Video

Family In this blog we are going to help build up your vocabulary on the topic family. The tables below are divided into masculine, feminine and neuter nouns. Before going through this section you might want to watch the video that teaches these vocab with an interesting story. You can now learn even more words […]

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Wed, Jul 15th 2015 |
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German Indefinite Article with Video

German Indefinite Article with Video

The Indefinite Article What is an indefinite article? The indefinite article in English is the word a which changes into an if the following word starts with a vowel. In the plural we say either some, any or nothing at all. For example: I’d like a beer. We’d like an orange juice. Here are some […]

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Wed, Jul 8th 2015 |
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German Definite Articles der, die and das with Video

German Definite Articles der, die and das with Video

German Definite Article What is a noun? A noun is a word that names a person, an animal, a thing, a place or an idea. They can either be singular or plural. Nouns in German change their form in the plural as they do in English. For example: Oma ⇨ grandma Omas ⇨ grandmas   […]

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Wed, Jun 24th 2015 |
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German Word Order with Video

German Word Order with Video

German Word Order The word order is one of the biggest aspects of learning German and one of the first challenges to get your head round. Practice makes perfect and soon the word order will be natural to you but in the meantime use this grammar guide to help keep on top of it. You […]

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Thu, Jun 18th 2015 |
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German Vocabulary - Countries and Nationalities with Video

German Vocabulary – Countries and Nationalities with Video

Countries and Nationalities In this blog we are going to help build up your vocabulary on countries and nationalities. The tables below are divided into countries and continents, nationalities and some important nouns. Before going through this section you might want to watch the video that teaches these vocab with an interesting story. In addition, […]

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Wed, Jun 3rd 2015 |
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German Weak Verbs with Video

German Weak Verbs with Video

Weak Verbs in the Present Tense A verb is an action word that describes what something or someone does, is or happens to them. For example: I dance a lot. She works at the weekend. Verbs have a base form. This is the form shown in a dictionary. The base form is called the infinitive. […]

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Wed, May 27th 2015 |
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German Vocabulary - Free Time and Hobbies with Video

German Vocabulary – Free Time and Hobbies with Video

Free Time and Hobbies In this blog we are going to help build up your vocabulary on free time and hobbies. The tables below are divided into verbs, nouns and useful phrases. Before going through this section you might want to watch the video that teaches these vocab with an interesting story. You can now […]

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Wed, May 20th 2015 |
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Pronouncing the German Alphabet with Video

Pronouncing the German Alphabet with Video

German Alphabet The alphabet is the heart of every language. In order to make the learning process easier we thought it’d be more exciting to teach you some interesting facts about Germany at the same time. Let’s get started with this video:

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Wed, May 13th 2015 |
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German Subject Pronouns with Video

German Subject Pronouns with Video

Subject Pronouns What is a subject pronoun? A subject pronoun is a word such as I, you, he etc. It refers to a person or a thing that performs an action. A subject pronoun is linked to a verb, and in most cases the verb will follow it directly. For example: ich bin ⇨ I […]

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Wed, May 6th 2015 |
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German Two-Way Prepositions

German Two-Way Prepositions

German Two-Way Prepositions A preposition is a word such as for, without or to. Prepositions show the relationship of a noun or pronoun to some other words and are usually placed before the noun or pronoun. For example: This cake is for you. I can’t do it without your help. He moves to Germany. You […]

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Tue, Apr 28th 2015 |
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German Vocabulary - Economy

German Vocabulary – Economy

Economy Here are some essential German words focusing on economy. The tables below are divided into masculine, feminine and neuter words. This will help you with remembering the genders. In addition, all plural forms of nouns are shown with the exception of words which have no plural form. Learn and enjoy the German language with […]

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Tue, Apr 14th 2015 |
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Plural Masculine and Neuter Nouns

Plural Masculine and Neuter Nouns

Plural Nouns Forming the plural of English nouns follows mostly the same pattern. In most cases you have to add -s to the end of the noun. For example: dog ⇨ dogs shop ⇨ shops There are some nouns in English that are irregular and do not follow this rule. For example: mouse ⇨ mice […]

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Tue, Apr 7th 2015 |
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German Weak Nouns

German Weak Nouns

German Weak Nouns German nouns can change according to their gender, case and number. This is called “declension”. Some German masculine nouns have a weak declension – this means that they end in -en, or if the word ends in a vowel, in -n. This happens in every case, except in the nominative. Here is […]

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Tue, Mar 24th 2015 |
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German Dative Prepositions

German Dative Prepositions

German Prepositions A preposition is a word such as for, without or to. Prepositions show the relationship of a noun or pronoun to some other words and are usually placed before the noun or pronoun. For example: This cake is for you. I can’t do it without your help. He moves to Germany. You can […]

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Tue, Mar 10th 2015 |
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Plural Feminine Nouns

Plural Feminine Nouns

Plural Nouns Forming the plural of English nouns follows mostly the same pattern. In most cases you have to add -s to the end of the noun. For example: credit card ⇨ credit cards customer ⇨ customers There are some nouns in English that are irregular and do not follow this rule. For example: information […]

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Tue, Feb 24th 2015 |
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German Accusative Prepositions

German Accusative Prepositions

German Prepositions A preposition is a word such as for, without or to. Prepositions show the relationship of a noun or pronoun to some other words and are usually placed before the noun or pronoun. For example: This cake is for you. I can’t do it without your help. He moves to Germany. You can […]

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Tue, Feb 17th 2015 |
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German Vocabulary - Plants and Trees

German Vocabulary – Plants and Trees

Plants and Trees Here are some essential German words focusing on plants and trees. The tables below are divided into masculine, feminine and neuter words. This will help you with remembering the genders. In addition, all plural forms of nouns are shown with the exception of words which have the same form in both singular […]

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Tue, Feb 10th 2015 |
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German Vocabulary – Christmas

German Vocabulary – Christmas

Christmas Here are some essential German words focusing on Christmas. The tables below are divided into masculine words, feminine words and neuter words. This will help you with remembering the genders. In addition, all plural forms of nouns are shown with the exception of words which have no plural form. Learn and enjoy the German […]

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Tue, Dec 16th 2014 |
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