how are you all doing? Are you feeling fit and awake? Kinda sorta? Well, that’ll have today, because today it’s time for a nice proper exercise about
German Past Tense
There are a few exercises about this on the site already, but this one is next level, because this one involves … speaking. By YOU :). Those of you who were following me through the summer might remember that the company EF -Languages offered me to use their AI speech recognition system and I actually put my hacker-hat on and integrated it into my site and the quiz system I’m using. We already did a test of that in summer, and I’ve worked out a few kinks since then. I’m still working on it and adding features but I think it’s definitely ready for use.
So… in today’s exercise we’ll practice the German spoken past tenseand you will HAVE to actually say the answer to pass.
and welcome to our German word of the day. And this time, we’ll take a look at the meaning of
Some of you immediately thought of Goethe and Shakespeare and poetry, because poets are called Dichter in German. But dicht itself is actually about being dense. So the big question is: are German poets dense? This and much more is what we’ll explore, so let’s commence ;)
and welcome to our German Word of the Day, this time with a closer look at the meaning of
We do it with our shirt, we do it with our groceries, we do it with our lot in life. If you didn’t already know it, you might have guessed it by now – tragen is the German word for to carry. It’s actual relative English however, is a different word… drag. Which is exactly what today’s episode is going be, with all the prefix versions of tragen, so you better get yourself some pillow or something… … Nah, kidding, of course. It’ll be an absolute thrill ride, as usual. So are you ready to jump in? Then let’s gooooo.