All about Germany
Twenty years ago the German post office introduced the new and more effective five digit postal code.
To start a new series on our rich literary history I want give you a quick overview of the literary periods in Germany in this first post.
Five years ago I uploaded the first video to Deutsch Happen and now my lessons have been watched over 1.3 million times! Please support this project.
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.
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
Peer Steinbrück, a politician and challenger of Angela Merkel, is in the news for giving the finger in an interview. German vocabulary list and exercise.
In diesem kurzen Artikel stelle ich dar, warum Freitag, der 13. in Deutschland als Unglückstag gilt und erkläre den historischen Ursprung.
Technically homophones are words that sound the same but are written differently. Here is a list of German homophones and a famous Rammstein song.
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.