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Word of the Day – “melden”

Hello everyone, and welcome to our German Word of the Day. And today, we’ll take a look at one of those weird under-the-radar words. You know… the ones you never really notice until you’re made aware of them. And then you start seeing them everywhere. Kind of like opportunities. Or the beauty of small things. Or your coworker’s pee-markings on your desk… I mean, no one likes snitches, and marking your own desk is one thing – but marking half the office? Anyway, ladies and gentlemen, let’s take a look at the meaning of melden   Melden looks fairly similar...

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German Main Sentences 2 – The Beginning and the End

Hello everyone, and welcome to the second part of our look at the basics of German Sentence Structure And because that sounds very boring and dry, we’ll from now on call it “The Tao of Sen” In the first part (find it here), we took a brief look at sentences in general and then focused on the struct… I mean Tao of main sentences. Here it is again: We then talked about the “verb second” and that’s where we left off. Today, we’ll explore the other important positions, namely the first position and the end of the sentence. And in...

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Word of the Day – “die Eile”

Hello  everyone, and welcome to our German Word of the Day. And this is the perfect episode if you don’t have much time but you still want to learn some German because today, we’ll take a look at the meaning of die Eile   And not only will it be a super quick look. It’s also right on topic, because Eile is the German word for hurry. Now, if I  asked you if those two words were related you’d probably be like “Nah, they look too different.”. And you’d be right, because they’re not. The English relatives that Eile does...

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Word of the Day – “bieten”

Hello everyone, and welcome to our German Word of the Day. This time, with a look at the meaning of bieten   And that verb really has a lot to … ahem offer. Because not only does it literally mean to offer, you also get a whole bundle of really cool fascinating related words and prefix versions. And I can promise you that much: even if you are absolutely crushing it at German and you think you’ve seen it all, there will be a couple of surprises for you there. And to top it all of, you’ll also learn about...

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A new Feature and a Question

Hi everyone, so after a forced creative break in August, I am taking a little voluntary creative break now. Well, that’s not completely accurate actually, because I am editing old articles. And man… some were REALLY way to long :). If you want a list of the edited ones, let me know in the comments. The one I am editing at the moment is the one about Main Sentences and I actually had kind of a little epiphany.

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