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Free German Christmas books to download

In my search for Christmas-themed German language texts, I stumbled across several free downloadable ebooks. The following German Christmas ebooks are free as of this posting and can be downloaded from Amazon. They are in Kindle format, but you don’t

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Buying German foods outside of Germany – Germanshop24.com

I’m always looking for places that will deliver German products to my door.  I first discovered Germanshop24 in 2009. I had been looking for Mon Cheri, which was oddly difficult to find. But Germanshop24 had that and lots more. I ended up ordering

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Wort der Woche: The German conjunction als

The conjunction als is the 25th most common word in German. Simply put, a conjunction is a word that joins together sentences, clauses, phrases, or words. Many conjunctions have a very specific conjoining role, such as joining a dependent and

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Ein Tierwitz für das Wochenende

Ein Witz für das Wochenende …   Wollen Sie mehr Tierwitze? Hier sind einige Tierwitze, die von Kindern eingesandt worden sind. Hier sind Tierwitze, Kinderwitze und viele andere Witzthemen. Und falls das nicht reicht, hier sind noch mehr Tierwitze. Viel Vergnügen und

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Wort der Woche: The German pronoun man

The indefinite pronoun man is the 34th most common word in German. Despite appearances, it never means “man”. (That would be der Mann, which is number 131 on the top words list.) As a pronoun, man is a word that can

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Bücher und Lesen in Deutschland

Wie viel und wie oft lesen die Deutschen? Und was lesen sie? Was für Bücher kaufen sie und wie viele Bücher besitzen sie? Wie viele neue Titel erscheinen jährlich und wo auf der Welt werden pro Kopf die meisten Bücher

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Wort der Woche: The German noun Stunde

The second word in the new Wort der Woche series is: Stunde (noun) hour. The noun Stunde is the 40th most common noun in German and is in the top 300 most commonly used words. Lets’s take a look at its forms and most common usages. Focusing your

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Wort der Woche: The German verb finden

This is the first in a new series of weekly posts that will closely examine some of the most commonly used words in German. Vocabulary words are chosen from the top 1000 words in German (as determined by Tschirner and

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Quiz: The German verb finden

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Lederhosen for Lego Lovers

For all of you German-loving Lego fans out there … With the release of the Series 11 Lego Minifigures in September, the “Lederhosen Guy” from Series 8 now has a mate. Like the “Lederhosen Guy”, the dirndl-wearing Series 11 “Bavarian

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