More and more people are unlocking the secret to successful and enjoyable language learning: dual subtitles.
What are dual subtitles? Well, generally when we watch a movie or any video in German, there is a single set of captions that provides a translation. Unlike dubbing, these subtitles allow us to understand what’s going on without missing out on the tone of the conversation or the characters’ personalities.
Let’s look at phrases for expressing frustration and disbelief in German. Some of the expressions below are similar to English phrases, while others have a much harsher meaning than their literal translations. Take a look below, and also see our blog post on expressing enthusiasm in German.
Let’s look at some positive German adjectives that are used to express enthusiasm. It’s good to get comfortable using these adjectives. That way you know what to say when a friend tells you good news or when you want to compliment your co-worker’s efforts.
Do you have some time off for Christmas and New Year’s? Expand your German vocabulary with this list of German words for the holiday season! From die Adventszeit to das Weihnachtsessen, here are some words you should know:
What comes to your mind when you think of classic German foods? Sausage? Schnitzel? As it turns out, each region has its own classic dishes, and not all of them contain pork — just take a look at the dishes listed below!
Classic foods of Northern Germany
With access to both the North Sea and the Baltic Sea,
Feeling at ease when talking on the phone is an important part of speaking German. Whether you are learning German for business purposes or with the goal of traveling to German-speaking countries, you may find it to be a necessary skill. Let’s look at a group of phrases that is used particularly for telephone conversation.
As the price tags on higher education programs in the United States and England continue to soar, many students who want to go to college or graduate school are considering studying in Germany. Why is this and what should you know before applying?
1. Internationally recognized degrees
The system of Diplom and Magister degrees has been all but phased out over recent years,
Are you considering moving to Germany? Moving abroad can be difficult enough without the added pressure of ensuring your entire family settles in as well. To help you prepare for the journey ahead, here are five useful things to know about family living in Germany — from figuring out the German education system to settling into the local community.