All about Germany
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This is my traditional German pea soup recipe, a classic of German cuisine. It’s easy to make and tastes delicious!
The Tiefkühl-Torten of Coppenrath und Wiese are one of the best know products in Germany as das Kaffeetrinken is an essential part of German life.
In today’s post at the beginning of spring I wanted to share some of the most popular German poems about der Frühlingsanfang with you.
As the papacy of the German Pope Benedikt will end by the end of this month, here are some popular German expressions around the Pope.
Because the potato is such a popular condiment in Germany it is obvious that the spud also made it into a lot of german expressions and sayings.
Videos & Podcasts
In this podcast you will learn the popular German expression Wie ein Elefant im Porzellanladen, what it means and how you can use it in daily situations.
Kumpel – Ein sehr enger Freund.
Reisewarnung – Eine vom Auswärtigen Amt ausgesprochene Warnung bestimmte Länder zu besuchen.
Muttersprache – Die Sprache, die ein Kind von den Eltern als erstes lernt.
Rettungsring – Ein Schwimmring, der jemanden über Wasser hält und somit vor dem Ertrinken retten kann.
Unbehagen – Ein unangenehmes Gefühl.
Lessons & Resources
This is a Summer reading list for German learners who are already intermediate and advanced learners. It contains classics as well as recent books.
This article about German vocabulary contains a list with the most common synonyms for dumm / dumb in German.
In this German vocabulary list you’ll find a list with commonly used adjectives to replace “cool” in colloquial German.
This is a curated list displaying the top 20 words for money in colloquial German along with some popular sayings and expressions.
In this post I explain how you can use the popular German expression: Das geht ja wie das Brezelbacken!
Tests, Certificates and exams for learners of German as a foreign language: TestDaF, Zertifikat DeutschPosted on March 15, 2013
Quick overview of the TestDaF and Zertifkat Deutsch tests of German language ability, their requirements, levels, features and target audience.
This is a short article to explain the German expression Das trägt die Katze auf dem Schwanz fort (weg) and to give you some use cases.
Can you explain the difference between mögen and möchten is probably the request I heard most in the years I have been doing the Deutsch Happen project.
This German vocabulary list is all about one of the favorite foods in Germany: potatoes – Kartoffeln. Germans eat between 60 to 70 kilo of spuds per year!