Eight simple reasons why learning German is really worth your while

Eight simple reasons why learning German is really worth your while

There are many good reasons why people never get round to properly learning German. But we offer a few incentives to dust of that A1 Deutsch book and give it another go.

From folk to techno: 13 German songs that never grow old

From folk to techno: 13 German songs that never grow old

Seven quirky things German parents do while raising their kids
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Seven quirky things German parents do while raising their kids

Nine things Germans have way too many words for

Nine things Germans have way too many words for

8 German words that are impossible to translate into English
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8 German words that are impossible to translate into English

The 10 heartiest German dishes to get you through winter

The 10 heartiest German dishes to get you through winter

10 ways to celebrate this New Year’s Eve like a German

10 ways to celebrate this New Year’s Eve like a German

VIDEO: The most fascinating facts about Beethoven to mark his 250th birthday
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VIDEO: The most fascinating facts about Beethoven to mark his 250th birthday

Seven English words Germans get hilariously wrong
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Seven English words Germans get hilariously wrong

The 13 types of Americans you meet in Germany
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The 13 types of Americans you meet in Germany

Essential phrases and customs to survive the German winter

Essential phrases and customs to survive the German winter

Germany’s 10 most Instagram-able places

Germany’s 10 most Instagram-able places

Ten must-see German films of past and present

Ten must-see German films of past and present

7 movies you didn’t know were filmed in Germany

7 movies you didn’t know were filmed in Germany

These Anglophone singers are huge in Germany… but you’ve never heard of them

These Anglophone singers are huge in Germany… but you’ve never heard of them

9 uniquely German gestures and noises that need explaining

9 uniquely German gestures and noises that need explaining

The things you do if you’ve lived in Berlin too long

The things you do if you’ve lived in Berlin too long

10 things you’ll only know about the German state of Thuringia if you live there

10 things you’ll only know about the German state of Thuringia if you live there

10 surprising uses of English in former East Germany
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10 surprising uses of English in former East Germany

10 facts you probably didn’t know about Cologne (even if you live there)

10 facts you probably didn’t know about Cologne (even if you live there)

10 fun and important facts about Karl Marx as he turns 200

10 fun and important facts about Karl Marx as he turns 200

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2017

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2017

7 events not to be missed across Germany in May 2018

7 events not to be missed across Germany in May 2018

Here are the top 10 breweries to celebrate German Beer Day
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Here are the top 10 breweries to celebrate German Beer Day

10 ways to pass yourself off as a true Berliner

10 ways to pass yourself off as a true Berliner

10 modern German musicians you need to listen to before you die

10 modern German musicians you need to listen to before you die

Nine German words that perfectly sum up being in your 30s
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Nine German words that perfectly sum up being in your 30s

The 10 false friends Germans and English speakers keep muddling up

The 10 false friends Germans and English speakers keep muddling up

Working in Germany: The 10 rules you need to know if you fall ill
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Working in Germany: The 10 rules you need to know if you fall ill

The 8 most beautiful places to get married across Germany

The 8 most beautiful places to get married across Germany

7 events across Germany you won’t want to miss this February

7 events across Germany you won’t want to miss this February

10 fascinating facts you almost certainly never knew about Munich

10 fascinating facts you almost certainly never knew about Munich

Six things that surprised me most about Berlin

Six things that surprised me most about Berlin

10 strange questions people are asking about Germany

10 strange questions people are asking about Germany

These 10 German universities are best at landing you a job

These 10 German universities are best at landing you a job

These are Germany’s 10 ‘smartest’ cities

These are Germany’s 10 ‘smartest’ cities

10 ways to optimize your application in the German job market
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10 ways to optimize your application in the German job market

7 unmissable events to attend in Germany this November

7 unmissable events to attend in Germany this November

10 fascinating things you probably didn’t know about Stuttgart

10 fascinating things you probably didn’t know about Stuttgart

10 German words you need to know to keep up with the election

10 German words you need to know to keep up with the election

Art in Germany: 10 critically acclaimed galleries you can’t miss

Art in Germany: 10 critically acclaimed galleries you can’t miss

Here are the top ten most prestigious universities in Germany

Here are the top ten most prestigious universities in Germany

10 things you might not know about Hamburg (even if you live there)

10 things you might not know about Hamburg (even if you live there)

6 events from around Germany you can’t miss in September 2017

6 events from around Germany you can’t miss in September 2017

10 things to know about refugees and asylum in Germany

10 things to know about refugees and asylum in Germany

These 10 witty sayings prove Germans think everything revolves around beer

These 10 witty sayings prove Germans think everything revolves around beer

9 events you won’t want to miss across Germany this August

9 events you won’t want to miss across Germany this August

If you’ve mastered these eight tricky skills, you’re truly now a German

If you’ve mastered these eight tricky skills, you’re truly now a German

10 things you should know about illegal drug use in Germany

10 things you should know about illegal drug use in Germany

How I stopped worrying and learned German in six months

How I stopped worrying and learned German in six months

10 things you never knew about train travel in Germany

10 things you never knew about train travel in Germany

10 beautiful ways to express your love in German
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10 beautiful ways to express your love in German

10 simple reasons why living in Germany is truly awesome

10 simple reasons why living in Germany is truly awesome

The dos and don’ts of public nudity in Germany
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The dos and don’ts of public nudity in Germany

Taxes in Germany – how to get more money back on your return
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Taxes in Germany – how to get more money back on your return

Germany’s best beaches – The Local’s ultimate guide

Germany’s best beaches – The Local’s ultimate guide

Eight things to know about Islam in Germany

Eight things to know about Islam in Germany

10 incredible facts about Schleswig-Holstein, ‘the land between two seas’
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10 incredible facts about Schleswig-Holstein, ‘the land between two seas’

10 incredible facts about the Teufelsberg spy station in Berlin

10 incredible facts about the Teufelsberg spy station in Berlin

14 German towns with hilarious literal translations

14 German towns with hilarious literal translations

Eight wonderful ways to celebrate spring in Germany

Eight wonderful ways to celebrate spring in Germany

10 ways to celebrate Easter in Germany like a local

10 ways to celebrate Easter in Germany like a local

These are Germany’s 11 best ‘young’ universities

These are Germany’s 11 best ‘young’ universities

Six ways Germans could learn to deal with foreigners better

Six ways Germans could learn to deal with foreigners better

Five things to know about prostitution in Germany
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Five things to know about prostitution in Germany

IN PICS: 7 signs spring has already sprung in Germany

IN PICS: 7 signs spring has already sprung in Germany

Six reasons why I never want to drive on the Autobahn again

Six reasons why I never want to drive on the Autobahn again

Why on earth do these 8 weird German museums exist?

Why on earth do these 8 weird German museums exist?

Eight rules for making friends in Germany
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Eight rules for making friends in Germany

Germany no longer ‘world’s best country’ due to terror attacks

Germany no longer ‘world’s best country’ due to terror attacks

Eight ways Germany is still stuck in the 1980s

Eight ways Germany is still stuck in the 1980s

Desperately need a face lift? These German cities offer the best value

Desperately need a face lift? These German cities offer the best value

7 surefire signs your kids are definitely German

7 surefire signs your kids are definitely German

German politics – 10 things you need to know

German politics – 10 things you need to know

Five things that prove Bielefeld actually exists

Five things that prove Bielefeld actually exists

7 reasons to be happy you live in Germany

7 reasons to be happy you live in Germany

10 unusual things you’ll notice when you first arrive in Munich
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10 unusual things you’ll notice when you first arrive in Munich

5 events from across Germany to wipe away those January blues

5 events from across Germany to wipe away those January blues

7 events in Germany that’ll make December unforgettable

7 events in Germany that’ll make December unforgettable

These 10 German Christmas markets cannot be missed

These 10 German Christmas markets cannot be missed

10 ways Frankfurt has changed from being dull to dynamic

10 ways Frankfurt has changed from being dull to dynamic

10 German books you have to read before you die

10 German books you have to read before you die

The Berlin Wall – the 10 most famous quotes about the barrier

The Berlin Wall – the 10 most famous quotes about the barrier

10 really goofy German translations of famous movie titles

10 really goofy German translations of famous movie titles

10 ways learning German completely ruins your English

10 ways learning German completely ruins your English

10 things you’re sure to notice after an Oktoberfest visit

10 things you’re sure to notice after an Oktoberfest visit

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 things you never knew about German reunification

10 things you never knew about German reunification

10 epic German movies you have to watch before you die

10 epic German movies you have to watch before you die

The 10 worst German cities for students to find digs

The 10 worst German cities for students to find digs

5 reasons to hit Oktoberfest – and 5 reasons not to

5 reasons to hit Oktoberfest – and 5 reasons not to

Germans race bulls too, but with a difference

Germans race bulls too, but with a difference

Seven German cities you never knew were once capitals

Seven German cities you never knew were once capitals

These are Germany’s 10 most beautiful and iconic castles

These are Germany’s 10 most beautiful and iconic castles

Germany’s five most mind-boggling conspiracy theories

Germany’s five most mind-boggling conspiracy theories

Six easy ways to boost your German skills now

Six easy ways to boost your German skills now

The six coolest Berlin attractions you’ve never heard of

The six coolest Berlin attractions you’ve never heard of

Six soothing day trips to escape the bustle of Berlin

Six soothing day trips to escape the bustle of Berlin

Got festival fever? Here are Germany’s best picks

Got festival fever? Here are Germany’s best picks

Six ways to make this Munich summer one to remember

Six ways to make this Munich summer one to remember

The 10 things you need to know about a German wedding
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The 10 things you need to know about a German wedding

6 things I’ve learned about Germany by editing The Local

6 things I’ve learned about Germany by editing The Local

13 (even more) thrilling facts you must know about Berlin

13 (even more) thrilling facts you must know about Berlin

Five sure-fire ways to impress Germans with your manners

Five sure-fire ways to impress Germans with your manners

Berlin facts – 23 things you never knew about the German capital

Berlin facts – 23 things you never knew about the German capital

The Local’s ultimate guide to summer in Germany

The Local’s ultimate guide to summer in Germany

6 things about Munich that’ll stay with you forever

6 things about Munich that’ll stay with you forever

The 6 German words you need to know for spring

The 6 German words you need to know for spring

7 breathtaking national parks you have to visit in Germany

7 breathtaking national parks you have to visit in Germany

Eight things you never knew about the German Autobahn
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Eight things you never knew about the German Autobahn

6 ways Donald Trump is nothing like Adolf Hitler

6 ways Donald Trump is nothing like Adolf Hitler

VIDEO: five genius inventions Germany gave the world

VIDEO: five genius inventions Germany gave the world

10 genius ways German inventors improved our lives

10 genius ways German inventors improved our lives

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse

5 ways Germans think Christmas has got worse

German man placed on US terror watch list

German man placed on US terror watch list

The 10 weirdest German words that don’t exist

The 10 weirdest German words that don’t exist

Using German to express our weirdest fears

Using German to express our weirdest fears

8 things that prove it’s Christmas in Germany

8 things that prove it’s Christmas in Germany

12 signs you’ve mastered the German language

12 signs you’ve mastered the German language

Wacky animal phrases to goose your German

Wacky animal phrases to goose your German

7 Oktoberfest stats that might just blow your Maß

7 Oktoberfest stats that might just blow your Maß

Six odd ways Germans talk about the weather

Six odd ways Germans talk about the weather

Ten German place names that make us giggle

Ten German place names that make us giggle

Top ten reasons to learn German

Top ten reasons to learn German

Top ten things you’d miss if you left Germany

Top ten things you’d miss if you left Germany

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

10 foods I miss as a Canadian in Germany

10 foods I miss as a Canadian in Germany

5 things you really should know about wine in Germany

5 things you really should know about wine in Germany

10 essential inventions you didn’t know were German
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10 essential inventions you didn’t know were German

Obama and Merkel’s ‘special relationship’ in pictures

Obama and Merkel’s ‘special relationship’ in pictures

6 lessons Hillary Clinton can learn from Merkel’s success

6 lessons Hillary Clinton can learn from Merkel’s success

Eight reasons Germany will truly rock in 2016

Eight reasons Germany will truly rock in 2016

Germany’s top refreshing summer drinks

Germany’s top refreshing summer drinks

German food – the seven best and wurst dishes

German food – the seven best and wurst dishes