10 regional German words that will make you sound like a local
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10 regional German words that will make you sound like a local

These words will come in handy when you're exploring Germany. And if you can get them right, you'll sound like a local.

German word of the day: Der Aprilscherz

German word of the day: Der Aprilscherz

How to speak Austrian: These are the major differences between Austrian and High German
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How to speak Austrian: These are the major differences between Austrian and High German

Borders to cucumbers: Five German words that come from Polish

Borders to cucumbers: Five German words that come from Polish

The new German words that perfectly describe the coronavirus pandemic
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The new German words that perfectly describe the coronavirus pandemic

Six celebrities you didn’t know spoke German

Six celebrities you didn’t know spoke German

Tell us: What’s your favourite German word?
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Tell us: What’s your favourite German word?

Seven German words which stem from Arabic

Seven German words which stem from Arabic

8 ways living in Germany will change you for good

8 ways living in Germany will change you for good

10 things you think about Germany that are very wrong

10 things you think about Germany that are very wrong

German tourists expelled from Norway after breaking tourism ban

German tourists expelled from Norway after breaking tourism ban

Danish university scraps German courses after just five students enrol

Danish university scraps German courses after just five students enrol

German word of the day: Die Meinungsfreiheit

German word of the day: Die Meinungsfreiheit

‘Segregation achieves nothing’: Should children without fluent German be held back from starting school?

‘Segregation achieves nothing’: Should children without fluent German be held back from starting school?

Children who don’t speak German ‘shouldn’t be allowed to start school’

Children who don’t speak German ‘shouldn’t be allowed to start school’

6.2 million in Germany ‘cannot read or write German properly’

6.2 million in Germany ‘cannot read or write German properly’

10 German words which come from Italian

10 German words which come from Italian

German word of the day: ‘Frühlingsmüdigkeit’

German word of the day: ‘Frühlingsmüdigkeit’

The German words you need to know as flu season begins
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The German words you need to know as flu season begins

How Yiddish survives in Europe – through German

How Yiddish survives in Europe – through German

Learn a language in three months (and get all your lessons for free)
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Learn a language in three months (and get all your lessons for free)

Ten words that sound prettier in German than in English
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Ten words that sound prettier in German than in English

‘Multilingualism is an enrichment, not a deficit’: raising bilingual kids in Germany

‘Multilingualism is an enrichment, not a deficit’: raising bilingual kids in Germany

German teens pick misspelling of ‘I am’ as coolest word of the year

German teens pick misspelling of ‘I am’ as coolest word of the year

If you know these 10 things, you’re a German grammar master

If you know these 10 things, you’re a German grammar master

10 genius quotes that get to the heart of the German language

10 genius quotes that get to the heart of the German language

Body of missing German hiker found in Italy

Body of missing German hiker found in Italy

10 ways learning German completely ruins your English

10 ways learning German completely ruins your English

East Germany – 10 things you never knew about the GDR
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East Germany – 10 things you never knew about the GDR

10 grammar mistakes Germans keep making in their own language

10 grammar mistakes Germans keep making in their own language

15 ways to recognize you’ll never quite master German

15 ways to recognize you’ll never quite master German

9 hilarious gifts Judaism gave the German language

9 hilarious gifts Judaism gave the German language

13 mortifying mistakes German learners always make

13 mortifying mistakes German learners always make

German genocide vote ‘has no value’: Erdogan

German genocide vote ‘has no value’: Erdogan

Swedish police chase German terror suspects

Swedish police chase German terror suspects

German sailor shot dead by pirates in the Caribbean

German sailor shot dead by pirates in the Caribbean

‘Do-gooder’ named ‘worst word of the year’

‘Do-gooder’ named ‘worst word of the year’

Using German to express our weirdest fears

Using German to express our weirdest fears

German killed by train in Italy in bid to save dog

German killed by train in Italy in bid to save dog

German student dies in Tuscan balcony fall

German student dies in Tuscan balcony fall

Could German language be forgotten in France?

Could German language be forgotten in France?

Rock fans cause ‘mini earthquake’ in Leipzig

Rock fans cause ‘mini earthquake’ in Leipzig

Nine brilliant quotes about speaking German

Nine brilliant quotes about speaking German

Speaking German – 8 celebs you didn’t know were fluent

Speaking German – 8 celebs you didn’t know were fluent

Lichtgrenze tops German words of the year list

Lichtgrenze tops German words of the year list

Ten noises that sound very different in German

Ten noises that sound very different in German

Families of German MH17 victims to sue

Families of German MH17 victims to sue

Top ten reasons to learn German

Top ten reasons to learn German

Mailman keeps tallest flats in Germany posted

Mailman keeps tallest flats in Germany posted

Brewery boss killed by avalanche in Canada

Brewery boss killed by avalanche in Canada

‘GroKo’ named German word of the year

‘GroKo’ named German word of the year

Only a few Germans say their English is good

Only a few Germans say their English is good

Six famous American quotes about Germany

Six famous American quotes about Germany

Ten German words with double meanings

Ten German words with double meanings

How to integrate successfully in Germany
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How to integrate successfully in Germany

Thalidomide maker says sorry 50 years later

Thalidomide maker says sorry 50 years later

Goethe Institute sees surging interest in German

Goethe Institute sees surging interest in German

Should more be done to protect German?

Should more be done to protect German?

Duden publishes special ‘new German’ dictionary

Duden publishes special ‘new German’ dictionary

Lonely Star State: Texan Germans dwindling

Lonely Star State: Texan Germans dwindling

Campaign kicks off for German language revival

Campaign kicks off for German language revival

Deutsche Bahn to ditch English

Deutsche Bahn to ditch English

Twitter calls for help with the German tongue

Twitter calls for help with the German tongue

12 brilliant German words you won’t find in English
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12 brilliant German words you won’t find in English

How Brits can escape to Germany and still feel at home

How Brits can escape to Germany and still feel at home

Germans want more German in the EU

Germans want more German in the EU

Top tasty Teutonic treats

Top tasty Teutonic treats