Quick—what was your locker combination in high school?
What was the name of that history teacher who gave you an unfair F?
How about the layout of your high school? I bet you could navigate it like you were there …
Don’t know how to say “sorry” in German?
There’s no need to apologize right now—at least not in English!
Still, you should really learn how to do it.
Whether you strive for German fluency or crave just enough German to …
We’ve all been there.
You want to vent out all your feelings to your mother on the phone about the new coworker.
A string of incredibly descriptive words follow. “He’s just so…so %$#&!”
Germans have a pretty dull reputation around …
I had my luggage, but not a word of German.
I’d just landed at the Frankfurt International Airport.
I knew my hostel was near the city’s Central Station, about seven miles away.
But… I couldn’t read the signs …
We all know how easy it is to get sucked into a video game!
One hour quickly turns into three, and you don’t even notice that you skipped lunch.
What if you could turn this addiction into a language learning …
How often do you find yourself saying thank you throughout the day?
Did you say it today at the grocery store?
After the barista handed you your cup of java?
When someone complimented your awesome shoes?
Suffice it to say, …
Family gatherings are the subject of many books, reality TV shows and films.
Around them, you can be yourself without fear of being judged.
They’re made up of all different sizes, types and personalities.
And most importantly, family is there …
I’ll take the usual.
No, wait, the special.
And some wine to go with it—the best one you’ve got.
Have you ever ordered at a restaurant with this sort of lingo?
If you have, then you …
A wise man once said…
“Practice more German to get fluent!”
Okay, okay, you don’t need to be all that wise to know that.
But Germans do have plenty of wise little expressions that won’t just make you sound smarter…
Language is all about naming the world around us.
Communication is an agreement of terms.
Somewhere along the line, a group of people agreed to call that a vase, and this a plant.
Take a look at the room around …