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What Are the Different Santa Clauses in...

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

What are the Santa Claus characters in German-speaking countries? Learn about Saint Nicholas, der Weihnachtsmann, and his helpers in various regions.



Where Does the Word 'German' Come From?

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

The Germans are called many names. No, I'm not speaking of insults. Tststs... Have you heard of the Teutons, the Alemannen or the Germans yet?



Using the Web to Learn German

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Tips for using German links on the Web to learn the language.



The Passive Voice - Answer Key 1

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Some hints about the grammar of the passive voice in German. Exercise KEY.



A German Christmas - Weihnachten - Christmas...

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

German Christmas customs and vocabulary in German and English.



How to Say Merry Christmas in German

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Learn to say Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and many other traditional holiday greetings in German.



Anglicism and Pseudo Anglicism in Germany

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

German is a beautiful language that can describe almost everything precisely and doesn't need to be replaced by another one - what do you think? Are anglicisms enriching or unnecessary?



STERN: An In-depth Look - German Magazines

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

STERN: An In-depth look at this German weekly's Web site -- a treasure trove for German-learners.



A Glossary of Weather Words for German Learners

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

If you plan to travel to Germany or simply want to improve your knowledge of the language, it's important that you know common German weather words.



Know German Medical and Dental Terms

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Use this English to German annotated glossary of vocabulary related to medicine, healthcare, dental care, and diseases. What to call what ails you.



By-Expressions in German

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

A lesson on the many 'by' expressions in German - part of our guide to avoiding German prepositional pitfalls.



How To Pronounce "Frohe Weihnachten" in German

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

How to pronounce Christmas and New Year greetings in German.



The National Spelling Bee and German

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Both the winning and losing words in the American 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee came from German.



What Zodiac Sign Decoded in German

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

The German zodiac signs - your horoscope in German and English.



Is die Weihnachtsgurke (Christmas Pickle) a...

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

A popular Christmas tradition, hanging a glass pickle ornament on the tree, claims German origins, but the truth has proved elusive.



German Writing - Using Expressions to Organize...

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Using expressions to organize ideas in a longer German text.



An English-German Food and Drink Glossary Guide

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

An annotated glossary of food and dining-related words and expressions in German and English.



Learning The Concept of Give and Take in German

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Learn the concept of giving and taking when speaking German.



DENKEN: Conjugated in All Tenses

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

In this lesson, learn German Verb Conjugations - denken (to think) - Past Tenses.



Beginner German Mistake der Freund - Proper Usage

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Explanation of the German Definition of Freund.



How to Conjugate and Use the German Verb Kennen...

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Learn how to conjugate the irregular German verb kennen, which means to know a person or thing. See its different tenses and sample sentences.



Two-Way Prepositions in German

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

How do you decide whether a two-way preposition takes the accusative or dative case? Part Two - Dual verbs that go with two-way prepositions.



Vocabulary Related to Cars and Driving in Germany

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

The German Vocabulary to know related to driving and cars in German Europe.



Concentration Game 3: German Colors

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Play Concentration to practice the German colors.



German Hit Songs and Golden Oldies

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

German hit tunes ('Schlager') from the 1950s and '60s can be ideal for German-learners, offering simple lyrics and listenable tunes. A look at German musical history and an interesting musical resource for German.



Listening to Podcasts in German

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

A guide to finding and enjoying podcasts in German. Learn where to find them and how to subscribe and listen to them.



German Verbs: How to Recognize the German...

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Improve your understanding of the subjunctive tenses of German verbs with this review. When you finish, take the quiz at the end to test yourself.



Variations in New Year Greetings by Region in...

2016-12-07T11:03:15Z

Variations in New Year greetings in different German regions.