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Why learn German?

12 great reasons why you should start learning German today So you already have some perfectly good reasons to learn German … Maybe you want to be able to communicate with relatives, or to travel to Germany during your summer break,

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German linguistics resources

This semester I am teaching a German Linguistics course to undergraduates. Below are some of the resources I use for the course: first a brief description of each of the textbooks I use, and secondly, a list of free online

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Top 100 German verbs

This verb list comes from Randall Jones & Erwin Tschirner’s A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners, which lists the 4034 (!) most commonly used words in German. We’ll be doing lots of fun things with this list with

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Top 500 German words (301-400)

Words 1-100 | 101-200 | 201-300 | 301-400 | 401-500 Source: A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners 301. handeln (verb) to deal, trade 302. Mark, die, – (noun) mark (former unit of German currency) 303. Entwicklung, die, -en

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Top 500 German words (201-300)

Words 1-100 |101-200 | 201-300 | 301-400 | 401-500 Source: A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners 201. brauchen (verb) to need 202. folgen (verb) to follow 203. lernen (verb) to learn 204. Ende, das, -n (noun) end

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Top 500 German words

This word list comes from Randall Jones & Erwin Tschirner’s A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners, which lists the 4034 (!) most commonly used words in German. Words 1-100 | 101-200 | 201-300 | 301-400 | 401-500 1. der / die

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Top 500 German words (401-500)

Words 1-100 |101-200 | 201-300 | 301-400 | 401-500 Source: A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners 401. Schüler, der, – (noun) pupil, student (primary and secondary level) 402. Bedeutung, die, -en (noun) meaning 403. Text, der, -e

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Top 500 German words (101-200)

Words 1-100 |101-200 | 201-300 | 301-400 | 401-500 Source: A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners 101. drei (num.) three 102. wenig (adj.) few; (pron.) little, few 103. Frau, die, -en (noun) woman, wife, Mrs. 104. Mensch, der, -en (noun)

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